Construction industry acronyms - N
N - Newton
NABERS - National Australian Built Environment Rating System
NaCSBA - National Custom & Self Build Association
NAI - Nature Improvement Areas
NAS - Net Addition to Stock
NASC - National Access and Scaffolding Confederation
NC - Noise Criteria
NCC - Net Contribution Clause
NCM - National Calculation Methodology (for EPDM)
NCR - Non-Conformance Report / Non-Conformity Report
nCRISP - new Construction Research and Innovation Strategy Panel (now the National Platform for the Built Environment)
NCS - Natural Colour System
NDA - Non Disclosure Agreement
NDPB - Non-Departmental Public Body
NEC - New Engineering Contract
NEED - National Energy Efficiency Data-Framework
NF - Near Face
NFA - Net Floor Area
NFB - National Federation of Builders
NFC - Natural Fibre Composites
NGO - Non-Governmental Organisation
NHBC - National House-Building Council
NHPP - National Heritage Protection Plan (English Heritage)
NIA - National Insulation Association
NIA - Nature Improvement Area.
NIA - Net Internal Area
NJCC - National Joint Contracts Committee
NMA - Non-Material Amendment
NMR - Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
NNR - National Nature Reserves
NO - Number
NOM - Nominal
NPA - Notification of Proposed Amendment
NPF3 - National Planning Framework for Scotland
NPIP - National Process Improvement Project. (planning)
NPS - Nominal Pipe Size
NPSE - Noise Policy Statement for England
NPSE - The Noise Policy Statement for England
NRAC - National Register of Access Consultants
NRC - Noise Reduction Coefficient
NRV - Non Return Valve
NSB - Nominal Size Bypass
NSBA - National Self Build Association
NSF - Net Square Footage
NSFC - National Natural Science Foundation of China
NTS - Not to Scale
NVC - National Vegetation Classification
NVQ - National Vocational Qualification
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