Last edited 09 Sep 2018

Construction industry acronyms - G

This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'G'.

For other letters click on the list below:

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[edit] G

G - Girth

G - Gully

GA - General Arrangement

GAB - GypLyner Acoustic Brace

GACP - Generally Accepted Accounting Practice

GAD - Gas Appliances Directive

GAE - General Administrative Expenditure

GAI - Guild of Architectural Ironmongers

GB - Glass Block

GB - Gypsum Board

GC - Government Conditions of contract (GC Works, no longer being updated)

GCB - Green Construction Board

GCN - great crested newt

GCR - Great Central Railway

GCS - Government Construction Strategy

GDA - Green Deal Assessor

GDL - Geometric Description Language

GDO - General Development Order

GDP - Gross Domestic Product

GDPO - General Development Procedure Order

GDPO - Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order

GDV - Gross Development Value

GEA - Gross External Area

GEML - Galvanised Expanded Metal Lath

GFA - Gross Floor Area

GFP - General Fire Precautions

GFP - Guaranteed Fixed Price

GGBS - Ground Granulated Blast furnace Slag

GGF - Glass and Glazing Federation

gglass - centre-of-glass g-value

GGT - Gas Tracer Tests

GHEU - Government Historic Estates Unit

GHG - Greenhouse Gas

GHG - greenhouse gas(es)

GHP - Geothermal Heat Pump

GI - galvanised iron

GI - Green Infrastructure

GIA - Gross Internal Area

GIE - Groupement d'Interet Economique

GIF - Graphics Interchange Format

GIFA - Gross Internal Floor Area

GiGL - Greenspace Information for Greater London

GIS - Geographical Information System

GL - Ground Level

GL - GypLyner [British Gypsum]

GLA - Gangmaster Licensing Authority

GLA - Greater London Authority

GLAAS - Greater London Archaeological Advisory Service

GLC - Gas Liquid Chromatography

GLHER - Greater London Historic Environmental Record

GLW - Gross Laden Weight

GM - Guidance Memoranda

GMAW - Gas Metal Arc Welding

GMO - Genetically Modified Organism

GMP - Guaranteed Maximum Price

GN - Guidance Note

GNSS - Global Navigation Satellite System

GNVQ - General National Vocational Qualification

GPA - Agreement On Government Procurement

GPA - Government Procurement Agreement

GPM - Good Practice Measures.

GPR - Ground Penetration Radar - Ground Penetrating Radar

GPS - Global Positioning System

GQRA - Generic Quantitative Risk Assessment

GR - Gyproc

GRG - Glass-Reinforced Gyproc

GRIP - 3 Governance for Railway Investment Projects (Stage 3) process

GRP - Glass Reinforced Plastic

GRP - Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymers

GRP - Glass-Reinforced Polyester (Figreglass) (cladding, panels, & mouldings)

GSF - Gross Square Footage

GSHP - Ground Source Heat Pump

GSIUR - The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998

GSL - Government Soft Landings

GSMR - Gas Safety Management Regulations

GSPZ - groundwater source protection zone

GT - Globe Thermometer

GTA - Government Technical Adviser

GTAW - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

GUC - Grand Union Canal

GUID's - Global Unique ID’s

GVA - gross value added

G-value - solar heat Gain value of glazing

GVD - General Vesting Declaration (see compulsory purchase order)

GWB - Gypsum Wall Board

GWDTE - groundwater dependent terrestrial ecosystem

GWH - Gas Water Heater

gwindow - whole window g-value

GWL - Ground Water Level

GWML - Great Western Main Line

GWP - Global Warming Potential

GWR - Great Western Railway

GWR - GypWall Rapid (Channel)