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Last edited 04 Apr 2019
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
GAB - GypLyner Acoustic Brace
GAE - General Administrative Expenditure
GB - Glass Block
GB - Gypsum Board
GBR - general binding rules
GCB - Green Construction Board
GCL - geocomposite clay liners
GCN - great crested newt
GCR - Great Central Railway
GDA - Green Deal Assessor
GDA - Gross Development Area
GDL - Geometric Description Language
GDP - Gross Domestic Product
GDPO - 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
GGT - Gas Tracer Tests
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
GIS - Geographical Information System
GL - Ground Level
GL - GypLyner [British Gypsum]
GLAAS - Greater London Archaeological Advisory Service
GLC - Gas Liquid Chromatography
GLHER - Greater London Historic Environmental Record
GLW - Gross Laden Weight
GM - Guidance Memoranda
GMO - Genetically Modified Organism
GN - Guidance Note
GNSS - Global Navigation Satellite System
GNVQ - General National Vocational Qualification
GPR - Green Plot Ratio
GPS - Global Positioning System
GQRA - Generic Quantitative Risk Assessment
GR - Gyproc
GRG - Glass-Reinforced Gyproc
GRO - Green Roof Organisation
GRP - Glass Reinforced Plastic
GRP - Glass-Reinforced Polyester
GSF - Gross Square Footage
GSL - Government Soft Landings
GSPZ - groundwater source protection zone
GT - Globe Thermometer
GTA - Government Technical Adviser
GUC - Grand Union Canal
GUID's - Global Unique ID’s
GVA - gross value added
GVD - General Vesting Declaration (see compulsory purchase order)
GWB - Gypsum Wall Board
GWML - Great Western Main Line
GWP - Global Warming Potential
GWR - Great Western Railway
GWR - GypWall Rapid (Channel)
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