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Last edited 20 May 2020
Construction industry acronyms - R
This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'R'.
For other letters click on the list below:
R - Render
R & R - Remove & Replace
R/E - Return / Exhaust
R408A - HCFC Refrigerant
RA - Route Availability
RAB - Resource Accounting and Budgeting
RACI - Responsible for, Authorize, Contribute to, Informed about
RAD - Radiator
Rats - Remote Access Terminals
RB - Resilient Bar [British Gypsum]
RBD - River Basin District
RBKC - Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
RBMP - River Basin Management Plan
RBR - Rubber
RBU - Relay Base Unit
RC - Recycled Content
RC - Reinforced Concrete
RCA - Recycled Crushed Aggregate
RCBO - Residual-Current Circuit Breaker with Overload Protection
RCC - Regional control centre
RCCB - Residual-Current Circuit Breaker
RCD - Residual Current Device
RCS - Respirable Crystalline Silica
RDP - Registered Disabled Person
RdSAP - Reduced Data SAP
RE - Rodding Eye
REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & Restriction of Chemicals
REC - river ecosystem class
ReFH - revitalised flood hydrograph
REGS - Regulations
REI - Request for Employer's Instruction
REIT - Real Estate Investment Trust
REJ - Reinforced Elastomeric Joints
REL - Recommended Exposure Limit
REQD - Required
RF - Radio Frequency
RFC - Request for Change
RFC - Request for Comments
RFQ - Request for quote
RFT - Right First Time
RGB - Red Green Blue (LED)
RH - Relative Humidity
RHI - Renewable Heat Incentive
RHPC - Rapid Hardening Portland Cement
RHS - Rectangular Hollow Section
RHS - Revitalising Health and Safety
RHS - Right Hand Side
RHS - River Habitat Survey
RI - Railway Inspectorate
RIGS - regionally important geological and geomorphological site
RIM - Reservoir Inundation Mapping
RM - Room
RMC - Ready Mix Cement
RNA - Remote Network Access
RNA – Resource Natural Area
RNA - Retrospective Network Analysis
RNA - Risk Not Acceptable
RO - Rough Opening
ROI - Return on Investment
RoL - Rights of Light
Rospa - Royal Society For The Prevention of Accidents
RPA - Risk potential assessment
RPC - Regulatory Policy Committee
RPD - Resources and Planning Directorate
RPG - Registered Park and Garden
RPP - Responsible Purchasing Policy
RPZ - root protection zone
RRC - Reducing Regulation Committee
RRO - Regulatory Reform Order
RS - risk score
RSA - Rolled Steel Angle
RSI - Repetitive Strain Injury
RSL - Registered Social Landlords
Rsls - Registered Social Landlords
RSMD - rolling stock maintenance depot
RSPB - Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
RT - Reverberation Time
RTD - River Terrace Deposits
RTN - Return
RTS - Robotic Total Station
RTU - Rooftop unit
RUS - Route Utilisation Strategies
RV - Rateable Value
RV - Return Valve
RWC - Responsible Welding Co-ordinator
RWH - Rainwater Harvesting
RWO - Rain Water Outlet
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