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Last edited 18 Aug 2021
Construction industry acronyms - B
This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'B'.
For other letters click on the list below:
B/ - Bottom (of)
B4L12 - Building for Life 12
BaBCWT - Birmingham and Black Country Wildlife Trust
BACNET - Building Automation and Control NETwork
BAF - Biological Aerated Filters
BAFO - Best And Final Offer
BAP - Biodiversity Action Plan
BAT - Best Available Technique.
BAU - Business As Usual
BB - Building Bulletin
BBSBD - British Bryological Society Bryophyte Database
BC - Before Christ
BC - Base Coat (paint)
BCA - British Cement Association.
BCC - British Ceramic Confederation
BCF - BIM Collaboration Format
BCMC - British Cable Makers Confederation
BCO - Building Control Officer
BCR - benefit-cost ratio
BCW - Boosted Cold Water
BCWS - Boosted Cold Water Services
BDY - Boundary
BEP - BIM Execution Plan
BER - Building Emission Rate
BFI - Base Flow Index
BG - British Gypsum
BGL - below ground level
BGS - British Geological Survey
BH - Bore Hole.
BHW - Boosted Hot Water
BHWS - Boosted Hot Water Services
BIG - Back Inlet Gully
BLK - Blockwork
BLT - Build lease transfer
BM - Bending Moment.
BMV - best and most versatile (agricultural land)
BMWP - Biological Monitoring Working Party
BNG - Biodiversity Net Gain
BNS - Biological Notification Site
BoCC - birds of conservation concern
BOD - Basis of Design.
BOD - Biochemical Oxygen Demand
BOD - Bottom of Duct
BOD - Burden of Disease
BOH - Back of House
BOM - Bill of Materials
BOP - Balance of plant
BOP - Bottom of Pipe
BOQ - Bill of Quantities
BOT - Bottom
BOT - Build Operate Transfer
BOTDA - Brillouin Optical Time Domain Analysis
BOTDR - Brillouin Optical Time Domain Reflectometer
BPEO - Best practicable environmental option
BPG - Best Practice Guidance.
BPI - Building Performance Indicator
BPM - Best practicable means
BPS - Blockage Potential Score
BPS - Building Performance Simulation
BRAC - Building Regulations Advisory Committee
BRIC - Brazil, Russia, India and China
BRT - Bus Rapid Transit
BS - British Standard
BS - Base Speaker
BS - British Standard
BS EN - British Standard European Norm
BSL - Basic Safety Limit
BSM - Building Safety Manager
BSMT - Basement
BSR - Business for Social Responsibility
BSTSA - British Surface Treatment Suppliers Association
BT - Benefit Transfer
BT - British Telecommunications plc
BTO - British Trust for Ornithology
BUG - Building User's Guide
BUR - Built-Up Roofing
BUS - Building Use Study
BV - Best Value
BVP - Best Value Procurement
BW - British Waterways
BWF - Barbed Wire Fence.
BWF - British Woodworking Federation
BWL - Brickwork
BxP - BIM Execution Plan
BYND - Beyond
BYOH - Build Your Own Home
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