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Last edited 29 Nov 2021
Construction industry acronyms - G
This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'G'.
For other letters click on the list below:
G - Girth
G - Gully
GA - General Arrangement
GAE - General Administrative Expenditure
GBR - general binding rules
GCB - Green Construction Board
GCL - geocomposite clay liners
GCN - great crested newt
GCP - Ground control points
GCR - Great Central Railway
GDA - Green Deal Assessor
GDA - Gross Development Area
GDL - Geometric Description Language
GDV - Gross Development Value
GEA - Gross External Area
GFA - Gross Floor Area
GFP - General Fire Precautions
GFP - Guaranteed Fixed Price
GGT - Gas Tracer Tests
GI - Green Infrastructure
GIA - Gross Internal Area
GIE - Groupement d'Interet Economique
GIF - Graphics Interchange Format
GL - Ground Level
GL - GypLyner [British Gypsum]
GLA - Greater London Authority
GLC - Gas Liquid Chromatography
GLVIA - Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment
GLW - Gross Laden Weight
GM - Guidance Memoranda
GML - Geography Markup Language (ISO19136)
GMO - Genetically Modified Organism
GN - Guidance Note
GNVQ - General National Vocational Qualification
GoO - Guarantees of Origin
GPR - Green Plot Ratio
GR - Gyproc
GRG - Glass-Reinforced Gyproc
GRP - Glass Reinforced Plastic
GRP - Glass-Reinforced Polyester
GSD - Ground sample distance
GSF - Gross Square Footage
GSL - Government Soft Landings
GSS - Guaranteed standards scheme
GT - Globe Thermometer
GTA - Government Technical Adviser
GTL - Gas-To-Liquids
GUID's - Global Unique ID’s
GVA - gross value added
GVD - General Vesting Declaration (see compulsory purchase order)
GWML - Great Western Main Line
GWP - Global Warming Potential
GWR - Great Western Railway
GWR - GypWall Rapid (Channel)
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