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Last edited 28 May 2021
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 - Regulated Asset Base
RACI - Responsible for, Authorize, Contribute to, Informed about
RAD - Radiator
RADAR - Radio Detection and Ranging
RAG - Red Amber Green
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
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
ReFH - Revitalised Flood Hydrograph
ReFH2 - Revitalised Flood Hydrograph (version 2)
REGS - Regulations
REI - Request for Employer's Instruction
REIT - Real Estate Investment Trust
REJ - Reinforced Elastomeric Joints
REL - Recommended Exposure Limit
REM - Rapid Engineering Model
REQD - Required
RF - Radio Frequency
RFB - Reqiest for Bid
RFC - Request for Change
RFC - Request for Comments
RFQ - Request for quote
RFx - Request For X
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
RI - Railway Inspectorate
RIGS - regionally important geological and geomorphological site
RIP - Reduced Ignition Propensity
RM - Room
RMC - Ready Mix Cement
RMP - Risk Management Plan
RMRS - Remote Meter Reading System
RNA - Remote Network Access
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 - Real Property Administrator
RPL - Recognised Prior Learning.
RPP - Responsible Purchasing Policy
RPZ - Root Protection Zone
RRC - Reducing Regulation Committee
RS - Risk Score
RSA - Rolled Steel Angle
RSI - Repetitive Strain Injury
RSL - Registered Social Landlords
Rsls - Registered Social Landlords
RSPB - Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
RT - Reverberation Time
RTA - Ready to assemble
RTN - Return
RTS - Robotic Total Station
RTU - Rooftop Unit
RUS - Route Utilisation Strategies
RV - Rateable Value
RV - Return Valve
RVIS - Visible reflectance
RWC - Responsible Welding Co-ordinator
RWH - Rainwater Harvesting
RWS - Renovation Wave Strategy
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