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Construction industry acronyms - N
This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'N'.
For other letters click on the list below:
N/A - Not Applicable
NABO - National Association Of Boat Owners
NaCSBA - National Custom & Self Build Association
NAI - Nature Improvement Areas
NAPI - normalised antecedent precipitation index
NAS - Net Addition to Stock
NC - Noise Criteria
NC - Normally Closed.
NCA - National Character Area
NCC - Net Contribution Clause
NCM - National Calculation Methodology (for EPDM)
NCN - National Cycle Network
NCPC - National Crime Prevention Council (US)
NCR - National Cycle Route
NDA - Net Development Area
NDA - Non Disclosure Agreement
NDG - National Design Guide
NDHA - Non Designated Heritage Asset
NDPB - Non Departmental Public Body
NDPB - Non-Departmental Public Body
NDT - National Digital Twin
NDT - Non-Destructive Testing
NDTG - National Demolition Training Group
NE - Natural England
NEC - National Exhibition Centre
NES - Not Elsewhere Specified
NF - Near Face
NFA - Net Floor Area
NFC - Natural Fibre Composites
NFCI - Non-freezing cold injury
NFE - No Financial Effect
NFM - Natural Flood Management
NFRP - Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer
NFU - National Farmers Union
NGL - Natural Gas Liquids
NGO - Non-Governmental Organisation
NHL - National Heritage List
NHL - Natural Hydraulic Lime.
NHLC - National Historic Landscape Characterisation
NHOS - New Homes Ombudsman Service
NHQB - New Homes Quality Board.
NI - Nominated Inspector
NIA - National Insulation Association
NIA - Nature Improvement Area.
NIA - Net Internal Area
NJCC - National Joint Contracts Committee
NLHF - National Lottery Heritage Fund
NLL - North London Line
NMA - Non-Material Amendment
NMR - National Monuments Record
NMR - Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
NNP - Neural Network Process
NNR - National Nature Reserve
NNR - National Nature Reserves
NO - Normally Open
NO - Number
NOM - Nominal
NP - National Park
NPA - Notification of Proposed Amendment
NPC - Net Present Cost
NPI - New Product Introduction
NPIP - National Process Improvement Project
NPK - nitrogen-phosphorous-potassium
NPO - Non-Productive Overtime.
NPR - Northern Powerhouse Rail
NPS - national policy statement
NPSH - Net Positive Suction Head
NPSV - Net Present Social Value
NR - Network Rail
NRA - National Rivers Authority
NRB - Nitrate-Reducing Bacteria / Nitrite-Reducing Bacteria
NRC - Noise Reduction Coefficient
NRFA - National River Flow Archive
NRFT - Not Right First Time
NRV - Non Return Valve
NS - Net Savings.
NSA - National Scenic Area
NSB - Nominal Size Bypass
NSBA - National Self Build Association
NSF - Net Square Footage
NSH - Night Storage Heater
NT - National Trust
NTEM - National Trip End Model
NTI - New Training Initiative
NTS - non-technical summary
NTS - Not to Scale
NUI - Normally Unattended Installation
NVC - National Vegetation Classification
NZCB - Net Zero Carbon Building
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