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:

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[edit] W

W/ - With

W/W - Weight For Weight

WA - Water Authority

WAG - Welsh Assembly Government

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 - Soil wetness class

WC - Water Closet

WC - Week Commencing

WC - Welded Column

WC - Wetness Class

WCA - Wildlife and Countryside Act

WCML - West Coast Main Line

WCS - water cycle strategy(ies)

WD - Wood

WDA - Writing Down Allowances (See Business Premises Renovation Allowance (BPRA))

WE - Work Experience

WebTAG - Web Transport Analysis Guidance

WEC - Work of Engineering Construction

WEL - Workplace Exposure Limits (See COSHH)

WeLHAM - West London Highway Assessment Model

WEMS - Wireless Energy Management Systems.

WER - Window Energy Rating

WFD - Water Framework Directive

WG - Working Group

WGCG - Warwickshire Geological Conservation Group

WHB - Wash Hand Basin

WHO - World Health Organisation

WHQS - Welsh Housing quality Standards

WI - Work Instruction

WID - Waste Incineration Directive

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 - Waste Pipe

WP - Word Processing

WPC - Wood Plastic Composite

WPF - Wooden Panel Fence

WPQR - Welding Procedure Qualification Record

WPS - Welding Procedure Specification

WPZ - Water Protection Zone

WRA - Waste Regulation Authority

WRA – Working Rule Agreement.

WRAP - Waste & Resources Action Programme

WRAS - Water Regulations Advisory Scheme

WRD - Wardrobe

WRRS - Work-Related Road Safety

WSHP - Water Source Heat Pump

WSI - Written Scheme of Investigation

WSN - Wireless Sensor Node

WTL - Water Technology List (see ECA Water Scheme)

WVP - Waste Vent Pipe

WWM Regs - The Woodworking Machines Regulations

WWREA - Wire and Wire Rope Employers Association