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Last edited 13 Dec 2018
Construction industry acronyms - T
This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'T'.
For other letters click on the list below:
T - Tonne(s)
T&G - Tongued and Grooved
T&M - Taps and Mixers
T&M - Time and Materials
TA - Technical Advisor
TA - To Above
TA - To Above (services)
TA - transport assessment
TAC - Task / Ambient Conditioning
TAG - Technical Advisory Group
TAN - Technical Advice Note
TB - Tie Beam
TB - To Below
TBA - To Be Arranged / Approved
TBC - To Be Confirmed
TBM - Temporary Bench Mark
TBM - Temporary BenchMark
TBM - Tunnel Boring Machine.
TC - Town council
TCB - Tension Control Bolt
Tdb - Dry Bulb Temperature
TDS - Tenancy Deposit Scheme
TDS - Total Dissolved Solids
TEN - Temporary Event Notice
TER - Target Emission Rate (see emission rates)
TET - Total Energy Transmittance
TFA - Total Floor Area.
TFC - Tapered Flange Channel
TFL - Thermally Fused Laminate
tg - Globe Temperature.
TG - Tongue and Groove
THK - Thick
TIA - Telecommunications Industry Association
TIF - Tax Incremental Financing
TIG - Tungsten Inert Gas
TIStructE - Technician of the Institution of Structural Engineers
TLT - Toilet
TMC - Total Material Consumption
TMICE - Technician Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers
TMP - Thermal Mass Parameter
TMR - Total Material Requirements
TMV - Thermostatic Mixer Valve
TO - Top of
TOB - Top of Beam
TOC - Top of Concrete
TOC - Train Operating Company
ToE - Terms (and Conditions) of Engagement
TOF - Top of Footing
TOW - Top of Wall
TOX - Toxicological Reports
TP - Thermoplastic
TP - Toilet Paper Dispenser
TP - Trial Pit
Tp(0) - Time to peak of the instantaneous unit hydrograph
TPI - Tender Price Indices
TPO - Thermoplastic Olefin
TPO - Tree Preservation Order
TQ - Total Quality
TR - Technology Readiness
TRM - Technical Reference Manual
TRV - Thermostatic Radiator Valve
TSC - Total Shading Coefficient.
T-Sheet - Technical Reference Sheet
TTO - Temporary Traffic Order
TU - Trade Union
TUC - Trades Union Congress
TUFLOW - Two-dimensional hydraulic modelling software built by BMT WBM
TUPE - The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981
TVOC - Total Volatile Organic Compound (levels)
TW - Thames Water
TWA - Time Waited Average
TWA - Time-Weighted Average
Twb - Wet Bulb Temperature
TWC - Temporary Works Co-ordinator
TWI - Training Within Industry
TWR - Travelling Wave Reactor
TWS - Temporary Works Supervisor
TXV - Thermal Expansion Valve
TYP - Typical
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