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Last edited 11 Oct 2018
Construction industry acronyms - U
This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'U'.
For other letters click on the list below:
U/S - Underside
UA - Unit of Account
UAD - Urban Archaeological Databases
UB - Universal Beam
UBC - Uniform Building Code
UC - Universal Column
UCATT - Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians
UCC - Universal Copyright Convention
UCITS - Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities
UCO - Town and Country (Use Classes) Order 1987
UCO - Use Classes Order
UCTA - Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
UDC - Universal Decimal Classification
UDI - Useful Daylight Illuminance
UDP - Unitary Development Plan
UEL - Upper Exposure Limit
UF - Under Floor
UF - Urea Formaldehyde
UFAD - Underfloor Air Distribution
UfH - Underfloor Heating
UFS - Universal Frame System
UHI / UHIE - Urban Heat Island Effect
UKAS - United Kingdom Accreditation Service
UL - Upper Level
ULS - Ultimate Limit State
UNO - Unless Noted Otherwise
UP - Unsaturated Polyester (paint, powder coatings, & bituminous felt)
UPC - Unacceptable Professional Conduct
UPF - Uranium Processing Facility
UR - Urinal
URBEXT1990 - FEH index of fractional urban extent
URBEXT2000 - Revised index of urban extent, measured differently from URBEXT1990
URF - User Related Function
US - Ultimate State
USF - Usable Square Feet / Footage
USP - Unique Selling Point
UST - Underground Storage Tank
UTCCR - Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations
UTL - Unable To Lift
UTL - Utility
UTS - Ultimate Tensile Strength
UV - Ultra Violet
UWC - User Worked Crossing
UWED - Use of Work Equipment Directive (EC)
UWFS - Unwanted Fire Signal
UXO - Unexploded Ordnance
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