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Last edited 11 Oct 2018
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
WA - Water Authority
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
WBS - Work Breakdown Structure (NRM2)
WC - Week Commencing
WC - Wetness Class
WCML - West Coast Main Line
WD - Wood
WDA - Writing Down Allowances (See Business Premises Renovation Allowance (BPRA))
WE - Work Experience
WebTAG - Web Transport Analysis Guidance
WEL - Workplace Exposure Limits (See COSHH)
WER - Window Energy Rating
WG - Working Group
WGCG - Warwickshire Geological Conservation Group
WHB - Wash Hand Basin
WHO - World Health Organisation
WI - Work Instruction
WIP - Work in Progress
WIR - Walk In Robe
WL - Wall Light
WL - Water Level
WLC - Whole Life Costing
WLR - Weekly Law Reports
WM - Washing Machine
WMF - Wire Mesh Fence
WMIA - Woodworking Machinery Importers' Association
WML - Wireless Markup Language
WO - Welsh office
WP - Word Processing
WPF - Wooden Panel Fence
WPQR - Welding Procedure Qualification Record
WPZ - Water Protection Zone
WRA – Working Rule Agreement.
WRD - Wardrobe
WSHP - Water Source Heat Pump
WSI - Written Scheme of Investigation
WSN - Wireless Sensor Node
WWM Regs - The Woodworking Machines Regulations
WWREA - Wire and Wire Rope Employers Association
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