Construction industry acronyms - L
L/L - Low Level
LA - Local Authority
LABV - Local Asset Backed Vehicle
LAI - Leaf Area Index
LB - Load-Bearing
LBC - Listed Building Consent
LC - Lead Consultant
LC - London Clay
LCA - Lifecycle Assessment
LCA - Low Cost Alternative
LCD - Liquid Crystal Display (glazing)
LCF - Landfill Communities Fund
LCM - Lighting Control Module
LD - Latent Defect
LD - Lead Designer
LDC - Lawful Development Certificate (/Certificate of Lawful Development)
LDD - Local Development Document
LDEDCA - Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 -
LDF - Low Density Fibreboard
LDI - Latent Defects Insurance
LDO - Local Development Order
LDPE - Low Density Polyethylene (bins, pipes & fittings)
LDS - Local Development Scheme.
LEA - Local Education Authority
LED - Light-Emitting Diode
LENI - Lighting Energy Numerical Indicator
LEP - Lowest Evaluated Price
LEV - Local Exhaust Ventilation
LEZ - Low Emission Zone
LF - Load Factor
LFS - Labour Force Survey
LGA - Local Government Area
LGA - Local Government Association
LGA - Local Government Authority
LHDG - London Housing Design Guide
LHS - Left Hand Side
LIDAR - a combination of 'light' and 'radar'
LIFT - Local Improvement Finance Trust
LL - Live Load
LL - Low Level
LLC - Limited Liability Corporation
LLFA - Lead Local Flood Authority
LNR - Local Nature Reserves
LO - Low
LOD - Level of Detail
LOI - Letter of Intent
LoL - Limitation of Liability
LOLER - Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
LON - Light Obstruction Notice
LoR - Letter of Reliance
LP - Lamp Post
LP - Legality of Production
LP - Lighting Panel / Lamp Post
LP - Limited Partnership
LP - Local Plan
LPA - Local Planning Authority
LPCB - Loss Prevention Certification Board
LPG - Liquefied Petroleum Gas
LPS - Last Planner System
LRFD - Load and Resistance Factor Design
LRV - Light Reflectance Value
LS - Light Switch
LSD - Limit State Design
LSF - Low Smoke or Fumes
LST - Low Surface Temperature (radiators)
LSV - Lockshield Valve
LTC - Loan To Cost ratio
Ltd - Limited Liability Company
LTHW - Low Temperature Hot Water
LV - Low Voltage
LVDC - Low-Voltage Direct Current
LVIA - Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment
LVT - Luxury Vinyl Tiles
LWSC - Long Wave Shading Coefficient
LZC - Low or Zero Carbon (Technologies)
LZCGT - Low or Zero-Carbon Generating Technology
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