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Last edited 18 Apr 2022
Construction industry acronyms - W
This article presents a list of construction industry acronyms beginning with 'W'.
For other letters click on the list below:
W/ - With
W/W - Weight For Weight
WaaS - Workplace as a Service
WA - Water Authority
WAH - Working at Height
WAHR - Work At Height Regulations (2005)
WAP - Wireless Access Point.
WB - Welded Beam
WB - Wet Bulb
WBGT - Wet Bulb Globe Temperature
WBP - Weather & Boil Proof
WBP (ply) - Water & Boil Proof (ply)
WBS - Wood Burning Stove
WC - Week Commencing
WC - Wetness Class
WCML - West Coast Main Line
WCS - Water Cycle Strategy(ies)
WD - Wood
WD - Working Drawing
WDA - Writing Down Allowances (See Business Premises Renovation Allowance (BPRA))
WER - Window Energy Rating
WFH - Work from home
WG - Working Group
WGCG - Warwickshire Geological Conservation Group
WHB - Wash Hand Basin
WHS - World Heritage Site
WI - Work Instruction
WIMD - Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation
WIP - Work in Progress
WIR - Walk In Robe
WLC - Whole Life Carbon
WLL - Working Load Limit
WLR - Wholesale line rental
WM - Washing Machine
WMIA - Woodworking Machinery Importers' Association
WML - Wireless Markup Language
WMO - World Meteorological Organisation
WO - Welsh office
WP - Without prejudice
WP - Word Processing
WP - Work Package
WPZ - Water Protection Zone
WRA – Working Rule Agreement.
WRD - Wardrobe
WRP - Works for road purposes
WSHP - Water Source Heat Pump
WSI - Written Scheme of Investigation
WSP - Water safety plan
WSN - Wireless Sensor Node
WSUD - water sensitive urban design
WTA - Willingness To Accept
WtE - Waste-to-energy
WTP - Willingness To Pay
WWM Regs - The Woodworking Machines Regulations
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