AEC Acronyms

There are so many acronyms specific to architecture, engineering and construction firms that we decided to create a fluid collection contributed by those using them every day. For the story behind the creation of this list, please see our August blog post. If you know of any AEC specific acronyms not listed, submit them to us and we will get them added. We hope you find this helpful

Acronym

Definition

Submitted by

A

   

A/D

Analog-to-Digital

Della Mullan

A&E

Architecture and Engineering

Della Mullan

A3

A simple way of getting a problem, an analysis, a corrective action or an action plan written down on a single sheet

Denise Boubour

A4LE

Association for Learning Environments

Luke Bell

AA

Administering Agency

Della Mullan

AA

Alternatives Analysis

Katrina Spinner-Wilson

AA

Aluminum Association

Della Mullan

AADT

Average Annual Daily Traffic

Katrina Spinner-Wilson

AAI

All Appropriate Inquiry

Devon Ward

AART

Apply Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

Della Mullan

AASHT

State Highway and Transportation Officials

Javier Suarez

ABAAG

Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines

Heather Soucy

ABC

Associated Builders and Contractors

Kristen Troxell

ABCD

Association of Bridge Construction and Design

Heather Soucy

ABNC

Awarded But Not Contracted

Julie Soltis

AC

Air Cooler

Della Mullan

AC

Alternating Current

Della Mullan

ACC

American Chemistry Council

Della Mullan

ACCU

Air Cooled Condensing Unit

Cori Rufti

ACEC

American Council of Engineering Companies

Lauren Smth

ACG

AABC Commissioning Group

Christina Rumbaugh

ACGIH

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

Della Mullan

ACHE

American College of Healthcare Executives

Cori Rufti

ACHP

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Heather Soucy

ACI

Alloy Castings Institute

Della Mullan

ACI

American Concrete Institute

Della Mullan

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

Britney Cooper

ADAAG

Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines

Betsy Loeb

ADC

Analog-to-Digital Converter

Della Mullan

ADWF

Average Dry Weather Flow

Karman Cates

AE

Architectural Engineering

Karman Cates

AEC

Architecture, Engineering and Construction

Nam Nguyen

AET

Area Emergency Trip

Della Mullan

AFARP

As Far As Reasonably Practical

Della Mullan

AFC

Approved For Construction

Katrina Reed

AGA

American Gas Association

Della Mullan

AGMA

Architectural Glass and Metal Association

Heather Soucy

AGS

Architectural Glass Solution

Heather Soucy

AGST

Above Ground Storage Tank

Matt Connor

AHJ

Authority Having Jurisdiction

Paola Finol

AHM

Acutely Hazardous Material

Della Mullan

AHU

Air Handling Units

Christina Rumbaugh

AIA

American Institute of Architects

Lyndsay Woods

AIChE

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Della Mullan

AIHA

American Industrial Hygiene Association

Della Mullan

AIS

American Insurance Services

Della Mullan

AISC

American Institute of Steel Construction

Cori Rufti

AISI

American Iron and Steel Institute

Della Mullan

ALARA

As Low As Reasonably Achievable

Della Mullan

ALARP

As Low As Reasonably Practicable

Della Mullan

AMS

Aerospace Materials Specifications

Della Mullan

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

Della Mullan

ANTS

Architects, Engineers, Technicians/Contractors

Phil Lombardino

AOR

Architect of Record

Luke Bell

AP

Access Point

Della Mullan

APA

American Planning Association

Cori Rufti

API

American Petroleum Institute

Caroline Hill

APWA

American Public Works Association

Cathy McKay

ARC

Accelerating Rate Calorimeter/Calorimetry

Della Mullan

ARIN

American Registry for Internet Numbers

Della Mullan

ARP

Address Resolution Protocol

Della Mullan

ARTC

Architect

Paul Kane

ASA

American Subcontractor Association

Kristen Troxell

ASC

Advanced Simulation Center

Denise Boudoir

ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers

Cori Rufti

ASHE

American Society of Highway Engineers

Lauren Smth

ASHRA

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & A/C Engineers

Lauren Smth

ASI

Architectural Supplemental Information

Cora Brown

ASID

American Society of Interior Design

Lauren Smth

ASLA

American Society of Landscape Architects

Pia Cardinali

ASM

American Society for Metals (ASM International)

Della Mullan

ASME

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Lauren Smth

ASNT

American Society for Non-destructive Testing

Della Mullan

ASPE

American Society of Plumbing Engineers

Lauren Smth

ASSE

American Society of Safety Engineers

Della Mullan

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International)

Della Mullan

AT/FP

Anti-terrorism/Force Protection

Alyssa Killmer

ATM

Acute Toxicity Concentration

Della Mullan

ATM

Automatic Teller Machine

Della Mullan

AVN

Aviation

Kelli Rogers

AWS

American Welding Society

Della Mullan

AWWA

American Waste Water Association

Matt Connor

     

B

   

BA

Biological Assessment

Julie Haun

BACT

Best Available Control Technology

Della Mullan

BAFO

Best and Final Offer

Denise Boubour

BAS

Building Automation System

Justin Nagy

BAT

Best Available Technology

Della Mullan

BBS

Behavioural Based Safety

Della Mullan

BCI

Building Construction Index

Rachel Brown

BCIS

Building Code Information System

Heather Soucy

BCOM

Bureau of Capital Outlay Management

Betsy Loeb

BD

Business Development

Catherine Spurlock

BD+C

Building Design and Construction

Luke Bell

BECx

Building Enclosure Commissioning

Katherine Ferrer

BEES

Building Energy Efficiency Standards

Heather Soucy

BEMS

Building Energy Management System

Denise Boubour

BEP

Best Engineering Practice

Della Mullan

BEQ

Bachelor Enlisted Quarters

Alyssa Killmer

BFW

Boiler Feed Water

Della Mullan

BIM

Building Information Modeling

Erica Jordy

BIOS

Basic Input Output System

Della Mullan

BLEVE

Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion

Della Mullan

BMI

Building Modeling Information

Rachel Brown

BMP

Best Management Practice

Patricia Teeter

BMS

Burner Management System

Della Mullan

BNB

Bid/No Bid

Denise Boubour

BOD

Biochemical Oxygen Demand

Karman Cates

BOM

Bill of Materials

Denise Boubour

BOM

Bureau of Mines of the US Department of Interior

Della Mullan

BOP

Best Operating Practice

Della Mullan

BOWEC

Building Operations and Work of Engineering Construction

Cori Rufti

BP

Basic or Best Practice

Della Mullan

BP

Booster Pump

Denise Boubour

BPA

Blanket Purchase Agreement

Denise Boubour

BPCS

Basic Process Control System

Della Mullan

BPVC

Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code

Della Mullan

BS

British Standard

Della Mullan

BSU

Basic Structural Unit

Katrina Reed

BUC

Building Utility Certificate

Heather Soucy

BUD

Business Development

Anonymous

BVSS

Best Value Stipulated Sum

Denise Boubour

BX

Business Exchange

Kristin Studabaker

     

C

   

C&S

Civil and Structure

Nam Nguyen

C3D

Autodesk Civil 3D

Chuck Smith

CA

Certificate Authority

Della Mullan

CA

Competent Authority

Della Mullan

CA

Construction Administration / Administrator

Luke Bell

CAA

Clean Air Act

Della Mullan

CAAA

Clean Air Act Amendment

Della Mullan

CAD

Computer-Aided Design

Heather Soucy

CADD

Computer Aided Drafting and Design

Patricia Teeter

CAER

Community Awareness and Emergency Response

Della Mullan

CAP

Corrective Action Plan

Denise Boubour

CAPP

Certified Administrator of Parking

Britney Cooper

CAS

Chemical Abstracts Service

Della Mullan

CBA

Choosing Advantages

Denise Boubour

CBC

Complete blood count

Della Mullan

CBI

Confidential Business Information

Della Mullan

CBR

Cost-Benefit Ratio

Della Mullan

CBT

Competency Based Training

Della Mullan

CCF

Common Cause Failure

Della Mullan

CCHS

Contra Costa Health Services

Della Mullan

CCNA

Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act

Sandy Winkler-Ehmer

CCPA

Canadian Chemical Producers Association

Della Mullan

CCPS

Center for Chemical Process Safety

Della Mullan

CCR

California Code of Regulations

Cori Rufti

CCx

Continuous Commissioning

Christina Rumbaugh

CD

Construction Documents

Kevin Lear

CDA

Copper Development Association

Della Mullan

CE

Civil Engineer

Denise Boubour

CEFP

Certified Educational Facility Planner

Luke Bell

CEI

Chemical Exposure Index

Della Mullan

CEI

Construction Engineering and Inspections

Betsy Loeb

CEM

Certified Energy Manager

Christina Rumbaugh

CEMS

Continuous Emission Monitoring System

Javier Suarez

CEP

Central Energy Plant

Christina Rumbaugh

CEP

Chemical Engineering Progress

Della Mullan

CEPP

Chemical Emergency Preparedness Program

Della Mullan

CEPPO

Chemical Emergency Planning and Prevention Office of EPA

Della Mullan

CERCL

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

Javier Suarez

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (also called Superfund)

Della Mullan

CERT

Computer Emergency Response Team

Della Mullan

CETP

Certified Employee Training Program

Della Mullan

CEU

Continuing Education Unit

Della Mullan

CFD

Computational Fluid Dynamics

Javier Suarez

CFM

Cubic Feet per Minute

Michelle Cazares

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

Della Mullan

CFS

Cubic Feet per Second

Heather Soucy

CGA

Compressed Gas Association

Della Mullan

CGI

Combustible Gas Indicator

Della Mullan

cGMP

Current Good Manufacturing Practice

Denise Boubour

CHAZOP

Control (or Computer) HAZOP

Della Mullan

CHCM

Certified Hazard Control Manager

Della Mullan

CHEMTREC

Chemical Transportation Emergency Center

Della Mullan

CHETAH

Chemical Thermodynamic and Energy Release Program

Della Mullan

CHP

Combined Heat and Power. A/K/A cogeneration, a project description

Angela Innes

CHWS

Chilled Water Supply

Denise Boubour

CI

Cast Iron

Heather Soucy

CI

Chlorine Institute

Della Mullan

CIA

Chemical Industries Association

Della Mullan

CIAED

Course In Automated External Defibrillation

Della Mullan

CIDX

Chemical Industry Data Exchange

Della Mullan

CIL

Commercial Integrity Level

Della Mullan

CIM

Civil Information Model

Scott Quinn

CIMAH

Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards

Della Mullan

CIP

Capital Improvement Plan

Patricia Teeter

CIP

Capital Improvement Program

Kristin Studabaker

CIP

Clean in Place

Della Mullan

CIPP

Cured in Place Pipe

Anonymous

CJ

Construction Joint

Denise Boubour

CLOMR

Conditional Letter of Map Revision

Denise Boubour

CM

Condition Monitoring

Della Mullan

CM

Construction Manager

Denise Boubour

CM/GC

Construction Manager / General Contractor

Jen Allen

CMA

Chemical Manufacturers Association (Now ACC)

Della Mullan

CMAA

Crane Manufacturers Association of America

Lauren Clements

CMAQ

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality

Christina Sollie

CMAR

Construction Management at Risk

Christine Perret

CMC

Certified Mechanical Contractor

Christina Rumbaugh

CMMS

Computerized Maintenance Management System

Della Mullan

CMR

Construction Manager-at-Risk

Lyndsay Woods

CMT

Construction Materials Testing

Betsy Loeb

CMU

Concrete Masonry Units

Matt Connor

CNS

Central Nervous System

Della Mullan

CO

Change Order

Cora Brown

COA

Certificate of Analysis

Della Mullan

COAA

Construction Owners Association of Amercia

Kristen Troxell

COC

Certificate of Compliance

Della Mullan

COC

Certificate of Conformity

Della Mullan

COC

Chemicals of Concern

Toni Niedringhaus

COMAH

Control of Major Accident Hazards

Della Mullan

COP

Code of Practice

Della Mullan

COR

Change Order Request

Denise Boubour

COW

Cost of Work

Catie McMenamin

CP

Condenser Pump

Denise Boubour

CPARS

Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System

Mary Noonan

CPEP

Corrugated Poly Ethylene Pipe (HDPE)

Devon Ward

CPI

Chemical Process Industry/Industries

Della Mullan

CPI

Consumer Price Index

Rachel Brown

CPI

Cost Performance Index

Denise Boubour

CPM

Critical Path Method

Heather Soucy

CPMP

Commissioning Process Management Professional

Christina Rumbaugh

CPQRA

Chemical Process Quantitative Risk Analysis/Assessment

Della Mullan

CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Della Mullan

CPSC

Consumer Products Safety Commission

Della Mullan

CPSM

Certified Professional Services Marketer

Joyce Fienman

CPT

Competent Person Training

Lauren Clements

CPTED

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design

Betsy Loeb

CPU

Central Processing Unit

Della Mullan

CR

Change Request

Cora Brown

CR

Corrosion Rate, or Control Room

Della Mullan

CRAC

Computer room air conditioner

Denise Boubour

CRAH

Computer Room Air Handler

Gary Murphy

CRC

Contamination Reduction Corridor

Della Mullan

CRM

Customer Relationship Management

Donnie Chambers

CRO

Control Room Operator

Della Mullan

CRP

Consolidated Receiving Point

Lainie Cleghorn

CRT

Cathode Ray Tube

Della Mullan

CRZ

Contamination Reduction Zone

Della Mullan

CS

Carbon Steel

Della Mullan

CSA

Canadian Standards Association

Della Mullan

CSB

Chemical Safety Board

Della Mullan

CSC

Car-sealed closed

Della Mullan

CSC

Certificate of Substantial Completion

Denise Boubour

CSE

Confined Space Entry

Della Mullan

CSEA

Construction Safety Excellence Award

Lauren Clements

CSHIB

Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board

Della Mullan

CSHO

Compliance Safety & Health Officer

Della Mullan

CSJ

Control Section Job

Lucia Murguia

CSLB

Contractors State License Board

Lauren Clements

CSP

Certified Safety Professional

Della Mullan

CSP

Competitive Sealed Proposal

Kelly Maxwell

CSV A

CyberSecurity Vulnerability Analysis

Della Mullan

CTB

Cement Treated Base (pavement)

Devon Ward

CTMV

Cargo Tank Motor Vehicle

Della Mullan

CUB

Central Utility Building

Denise Boubour

CUE

Carbon Usage Effectiveness

Gary Murphy

CUP

Conditional Use Permit

Christina Rumbaugh

CV

Cost Variance

Denise Boubour

CW

City Water

Matt Connor

CW

Cooling Water

Della Mullan

CWO

Chain Wheel Operation

Della Mullan

CWP

Condenser Water Pump

Denise Boubour

CWS

Condenser Water Supply

Denise Boubour

CX

Commissioning

Katherine Ferrer

CxA

Commissioning Authority

Kelsey Koper

     

D

   

D/D-B

Develop/Design-Build

Elaine Wilson

D&C

Design and Construct (D&C) procurement type form

Elina Leonova

DA

Design Assist

Denise Boubour

DAC

Digital-to-Analog Converter

Della Mullan

DB

Design-Build

Alyssa Killmer

DBB

Design-Bid-Build

Christina Sollie

DBE

Design Build Entity

Kelsey Koper

DBFO

Design Build Finance Operate contracting method

Denise Boubour

DBIA

Design Build Institute of America

Alyssa Killmer

DBOM

Design, Build, Operate & Maintain

Denise Boubour

DC

Direct Current

Della Mullan

DCiE

Data Center infrastructure Efficiency

Gary Murphy

DCS

Distributed Control System

Della Mullan

DCW

Domestic Cold Water

Denise Boubour

DD

Design Development

Denise Boubour

DDC

Direct Digital Control

Della Mullan

DDC

Direct Digital Control operates HVAC controller

Denise Boubour

DEP

Department of Environmental Protection

Della Mullan

DEP

Directorate of Enforcement Programs

Della Mullan

DGHS

Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances

Della Mullan

DGIs

Design Guide Illustrations

Denise Boubour

DGW

Double Glazed Window

Katrina Reed

DHHS

Department of Health & Human Services

Della Mullan

DHR

Design Hazard Review

Della Mullan

DHSV

Down Hole Safety Valve

Della Mullan

DHW

Domestic Hot Water

Denise Boubour

DI

Ductile iron

Travis Franklin

DIA

Diameter

Travis Franklin

DIERS

Design Institute for Emergency Relief Systems

Della Mullan

DIFR

Disabling Injury Frequency Rate

Della Mullan

DIM

Dimension

Heather Soucy

DIN

Deutsches Institut fur Normung e.V. (Standards Institution of Germany)

Della Mullan

DIP

Ductile Iron Pipe

Jen Allen

DIPPR

Design Institute for Physical Property Data

Della Mullan

DLC

Data Link Control

Della Mullan

DNAPL

Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid

Javier Suarez

DNS

Domain Name System

Della Mullan

DOC

Disruption of Service

Della Mullan

DOD

Department of Defense

Della Mullan

DOL

Department of Labor

Della Mullan

DOS

Denial of Service

Della Mullan

DOS

Disk Operating System

Della Mullan

DOSH

Division of Occupational Safety and Health

Lauren Clements

DOT

Department of Transportation

Patricia Teeter

DP

Design Practice

Della Mullan

DPM

Deputy Project Manager

Kelli Rogers

DQMP

Design Quality Management Plan

Mary Noonan

DSC

Differential Scanning Calorimeter/Calorimetry

Della Mullan

DTA

Differential Thermal Analysis

Della Mullan

DTSC

Department of Toxic Substances Control

Toni Niedringhaus

DVBE

Disable Veterans Business Enterprise

Denise Boubour

DWG

Drawing

Kristie Alexander

DX

Direct Expansion

Denise Boubour

     

E

   

E/E/PES

Electrical/Electronic/Programmable Electronic System

Della Mullan

E&I

Electrical and Instrumentation

Della Mullan

E&O

Errors and Ommissions

Denise Boubour

EA

Engineering Authority

Della Mullan

EA

Environmental Assessment

Pam Robinson

EAL

Emergency Action Level

Della Mullan

EAP

Emergency Action Plan

Patricia Teeter

EAP

Employee Assistance Program

Della Mullan

EBV

Emergency Block Valve

Della Mullan

ECC

Emergency Command Center

Della Mullan

ECC

Estimated Construction Cost

Lauren Clements

ECI

Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) procurement type form

Elina Leonova

ECx

Existing Building Commissioning

Mike Lackey

ED

Emergency Department

Christina Rumbaugh

EDD

Employment Development Department

Lauren Clements

EDGE

Economic Dividends for Gender Equality

Kristin Studabaker

EDOs

Economic Development Officials

Heather Soucy

EEGL

Emergency Exposure Guidance Level

Della Mullan

EERI

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Lauren Smth

EFCE

European Federation of Chemical Engineering

Della Mullan

EFIS

Exterior Finish Insulation System

Stephanie Robinson

EFV

Excess Flow Valve

Della Mullan

EGNG

Engineer

Paul Kane

EHS

Environmental, Health & Safety

Ginny Davis

EHS

Extremely Hazardous Substance

Della Mullan

EHSARA

Extremely Hazardous Substance Accident Risk Analysis

Della Mullan

EHSR

Elected Health and Safety Representative

Della Mullan

EI

Engineering Intern

Kristin Studabaker

EIL

Environmental Integrity Level

Della Mullan

EIR

Environmental Impact Report

Denise Boubour

EIS

Environmental Impact Statement

Cathy McCay

EIT

Engineer-in-Training

Katrina Spinner-Wilson

EIV

Emergency Isolation Valve

Della Mullan

ELCB

Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker

Della Mullan

EMC

Electromagnetic Compatibility

Della Mullan

EMCS

Energy Management and Control System

Justin Nagy

EMI

Electromagnetic Interference

Della Mullan

EMP

Emergency Management Plan

Della Mullan

EMP

Energy Management Professional

Christina Rumbaugh

EMR

Experience Modification Rate

Stephanie Harbison

EMT

Emergency Medical Technician

Della Mullan

ENR

Engineering News-Record

Deanna Rodriguez

ENVSP

Envision Sustainability Professional

Kelsey Koper

EOC

Emergency Operations Center

Della Mullan

EOC

Equal Opportunity Employer

Della Mullan

EOP

Emergency Operating Procedure

Della Mullan

EOR

Engineer of Record

Matt Connor

EP

Employee Participation

Della Mullan

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

Ginny Davis

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Della Mullan

EPC

Engineering, Procurement and Construction

Della Mullan

EPCRA

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act

Della Mullan

EPCT

Engineering Procurement and Construction

Cori Rufti

EPRI

Electric Power Research Institute

Javier Suarez

EPSC

European Process Safety Center

Della Mullan

EQ

Equalization

Kelsey Koper

ER

Emergency Response

Della Mullan

ERP

Emergency Response Program

Della Mullan

ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning

Della Mullan

ERPG

Emergency Response Planning Guideline

Della Mullan

ERS

Earth Retention System

Heather Hammerle

ERT

Emergency Response Team

Della Mullan

ES

Emergency Shutdown

Della Mullan

ESA

Environmental Site Assessments

Cathy McKay

ESDC

Engineering Services During Construction

Julie Haun

ESFR

Early Suppression Fast Response fire sprinkler system

Denise Boubour

ESLI

End-of-Service-Life Indicator

Della Mullan

ESP

Emergency Shutdown Procedure

Della Mullan

ESPOY

Energy Star Partner of the Year

Luke Bell

ESS

Emergency Shutdown System

Della Mullan

EST

Elevated Storage Tank

Michelle Cazares

ESV

Emergency Shutdown Valve

Della Mullan

ETA

Event Tree Analysis

Della Mullan

EU

European Union

Della Mullan

EUC

Equipment Under Control

Della Mullan

EUI

Energy Use Index

Mike Lackey

EVC

Equilibrium Vapor Concentration

Della Mullan

EX

Existing

Travis Franklin

EXC

Excavate

Heather Soucy

EXT

Exterior

Heather Soucy

     

F

   

F-N

Frequency-Number

Della Mullan

F&B

Food and beverage

Yasa Petrunak

F&EI

Fire and Explosion Index

Della Mullan

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

Heather Soucy

FACP

Fire Alarm Control Panel

Heather Soucy

FAI

First Aid Incident

Della Mullan

FAIA

Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

Caroline Hill

FAP

File and Print (Server)

Della Mullan

FAR

Fatal Accident Rate

Della Mullan

FAR

Federal Acquisition Regulation

Denise Boubour

FAT

Factory Acceptance Test

Della Mullan

FBO

Federal Business Opportunities

Mary Noonan

FC

Fails Closed

Della Mullan

FC

Flow Controller

Della Mullan

FCC(U)

Fluid Catalytic Cracking (Unit)

Della Mullan

FCD

Field Change Document

Katrina Reed

FCE

Final Control Element

Della Mullan

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

Della Mullan

FDF

Frequency of Dangerous Failures

Della Mullan

FDT

Fractional Dead Time

Della Mullan

FE

Final Element

Della Mullan

FEA

Finite Element Analysis

Javier Suarez

FEB

Final Estimate and Bid

Denise Boubour

FEED

Front End Engineering Design

Della Mullan

FEED

Front End Engineering Development

Della Mullan

FEF

Forced Expiratory Flow

Della Mullan

FEIS

Final Environmental Impact Report

Denise Boubour

FEL

Front End Loading

Della Mullan

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Della Mullan

FFE

Furniture, Finishes & Equipment

Keeley Clements

FFP

Firm Fixed-Price Contract

Denise Boubour

FFS

Fitness For Service

Della Mullan

FG

Fuel Gas

Della Mullan

FHWA

Federal Highway Administration

Cathy McKay

FI

Fails Indeterminate

Della Mullan

FI

Flow Indicator

Della Mullan

FID

Flamed Ionization Detector

Della Mullan

FIFR

Fatal Injury Frequency Rate

Della Mullan

FIRM

Field Inspection Reference Manual

Della Mullan

FL

Fails Locked

Della Mullan

FL

Flare Line

Della Mullan

FM

Factory Mutual

Della Mullan

FMEA

Failure Modes and Effects Analysis

Della Mullan

FMECA

Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis

Della Mullan

FMEDA

Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostic Analysis

Della Mullan

FO

Fails Open

Della Mullan

FO

Field Order

Kristie Alexander

FOIA

Freedom Of Information Act

Della Mullan

FP

Fire Protection

Lindsey Smith

FP&C

Facilities Planning & Construction

Lauren Clements

FPE

Fire Protection Engineer

Caroline Hill

FR

Federal Register

Della Mullan

FRC

Fire Retardant Clothing

Della Mullan

FRC

Functional Residual Capacity

Della Mullan

FRI

Facility Risk Index

Della Mullan

FSA

Formal Safety Assessment

Della Mullan

FSA

Functional Safety Assessment

Della Mullan

FSC

Forest Stewardship Council: dedicated to the practice of sustainable forestry

Catie McMenamin

FSSL

Fail Safe Solid State Logic

Della Mullan

FTA

Fault Tree Analysis

Della Mullan

FTE

Full Time Employee

Della Mullan

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

Della Mullan

FUDS

Formerly Used Defense Site

Devon Ward

FW

Fire Water

Della Mullan

     

G

   

Ga

Gauge

Kristie Alexander

GACT

Generally Available Control Technology

Jana Hindman

GBE

Green Building Engineer

Christina Rumbaugh

GC

Gas Chromatography

Della Mullan

GC

General Contractor

Paul Alford

GEC

General Engineering Contract

Kristin Studabaker

GEMS

Global Enterprise Management System

Della Mullan

GEP

Good Engineering Practice

Della Mullan

GES

General Engineering Services

Kristin Studabaker

GF

General Foreman

Denise Boubour

GFCI

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupt

Heather Soucy

GFE

Good Faith Effort

Denise Boubour

GFI

Ground Fault Interrupt

Heather Soucy

GHG

Greenhouse Gas

Jana Hindman

GIS

Geographic Information Systems

Kelsey Koper

GLP

Good Laboratory Practice

Della Mullan

GMAX

Guaranteed Maximum Price

Lyndsay Woods

GMP

Good Manufacturing Practice

Della Mullan

GMP

Guaranteed Maximum Price

Lyndsay Woods

GPA

Gas Processors Association

Della Mullan

GPM

Gallons Per Minute

Kelsey Koper

GPS

Global Positioning System

Della Mullan

GSA

General Services Administration

Kelsey Koper

GSF

Gross Square Feet

Denise Boubour

GSI

Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Yasa Petrunak

GST

Ground Storage Tank

Michelle Cazares

GWAC

Government Wide Acquisition Contract

Denise Boubour

H&H

Hydraulics and Hydrology

Patricia Teeter

HAC

Hot Aisle Containment

Gary Murphy

HAZ

Heat Affected Zone

Della Mullan

HAZCOM

Hazard Communication

Della Mullan

HAZID

Hazard Identification

Della Mullan

HAZMAT

Hazardous Material

Della Mullan

HAZOP

Hazard and Operability

Della Mullan

HAZWOPER

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

Della Mullan

Hc

Hollow Core

Kristie Alexander

HDPE

High-Density Polyethylene

Anonymous

HDS

High-Definition Surveying

Kristin Studabaker

HEA

Human Error Analysis

Della Mullan

HEP

Human Error Probability

Della Mullan

HF

Human Factors

Della Mullan

HFA

Hazard Factor Assessment

Della Mullan

HFER

Human Factors Engineering Review

Della Mullan

HFP

Human Failure Probability

Della Mullan

HHC

Highly Hazardous Chemical

Della Mullan

HI

Hydraulic Institute

Della Mullan

HID

Hazardous Installations Directorate (UK)

Della Mullan

HIPS

High Integrity Protective System

Della Mullan

HIRA

Hazard Identification Risk Assessment

Della Mullan

HMA

Hot Mix Asphalt

Travis Franklin

HMI

Hoist Manufacturers' Institute

Della Mullan

HMI

Human-Machine Interface

Della Mullan

HQ

Headquarters

Alyssa Killmer

HRA

Human Reliability Analysis

Della Mullan

HRM

Highway Runoff Manual

Madison Dreiger

HSE

Health and Safety Executive (UK)

Della Mullan

HSE

Health Safety & Environmental

Della Mullan

HSR

Health and Safety Representative

Della Mullan

HSSE

Health, Safety, Security and Environment

Della Mullan

HTML

HyperText Markup Language

Della Mullan

HTTP

HyperText Transfer Protocol

Della Mullan

HUB

Historically Underutilized Business

Terri Fleming

HVAC

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Monica Fabregat

HW

Hot Water

Greg Wellman

HWP

Hot Work Permit

Della Mullan

     

I

   

I/O

Input/Output

Della Mullan

I&T

Inspection and Testing

Della Mullan

IA

Instrument Air

Della Mullan

IAEI

International Association of Electrical Inspectors

Lauren Smth

IAQ

Indoor Air Quality

Javier Suarez

IBS

Integrated Building System

Denise Boubour

IC

Initiating Cause

Della Mullan

ICC

Interstate Commerce Commission

Della Mullan

ICF

Insulated Concrete Forms

Alyssa Killmer

IChemE

Institution of Chemical Engineers

Della Mullan

ICMA

International City/County Management Association

Lauren Smth

ICMP

Internet Control Message Protocol

Della Mullan

ICRA

Infection Control Risk Assessment

Stephanie Harbison

ICW

Industrial Cold Water

Denise Boubour

ID+C

Interior Design and Construction

Luke Bell

IDDE

Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination

Devon Ward

IDIQ

Indefinate Delivery Indefinate Quanity

Patricia Teeter

IDLH

Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health

Della Mullan

IDS

Intrusion Detection System

Della Mullan

IE

Initiating Event

Della Mullan

IE

Invert Elevation

Heather Soucy

IEC

International Electrotechnical Commission

Della Mullan

IEE

Institute of Electrical Engineers

Della Mullan

IEEE

Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers

Della Mullan

IES

Illumination Engineer's Society

Lauren Smth

IESNA

Illumination Engineering Society of North America

Lauren Smth

IFB

Information For Bidders

Denise Boubour

IFC

Issue for Construction

Heather Soucy

IFOA

Integrated Form of Agreement

Denise Boubour

II

Incident Investigation

Della Mullan

IIAR

International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration

Della Mullan

IIoT

Industrial Information of Things

Kevin Lear

IJR

Interchange Justification Report

Cathy McKay

ILO

International Labour Organization

Della Mullan

ILSM

Interim Life Safety Measures

Stephanie Harbison

IM

Integrity Management

Della Mullan

IMP

Integrated Master Plan

Denise Boubour

IMS

Interchange Modification Study

Kristin Studabaker

INIC

Internet Network Information Center

Della Mullan

INT

Interior

Heather Soucy

IOR

Inspector of Record

Denise Boubour

IOS

International Organization for Standardization

Della Mullan

IPD

Integrated Project Delivery

Julie Soltis

IPI

Inspection Priority Item

Della Mullan

IPL

Independent Protection Layer

Della Mullan

IR

Infra Red

Della Mullan

IRA

Immediate Response Action

Devon Ward

IRI

Industrial Risk Insurers

Della Mullan

IRIS

Integrated Risk Information System

Della Mullan

IS

Initial Study

Julie Haun

ISA

Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (Formerly Instrument Society of America)

Della Mullan

ISAC

Information Sharing and Analysis Center

Della Mullan

ISHR

Industry Safety & Health Representative

Della Mullan

ISO

Industrial Safety Ordinance

Della Mullan

IT

Information Technology

Della Mullan

ITB

Invitation to Bid

Kevin Shaw

ITS

Intelligent Transportation Systems

Kelsey Koper

JHA

Job Hazard Analysis

Della Mullan

     

J

   

JSA

Job Safety Analysis (risk assessment before starting work)

Della Mullan

JSEA

Job Safety & Environmental Analysis

Della Mullan

JST

Joist

Heather Soucy

JV

Joint Venture

Denise Boubour

     

K

   

KEC

Kitchen Equipment Contractor

Pamela Eaton

KPI

Key Performance Indicator

Denise Boubour

     

L

   

L2RA

Level Two Risk Assessment

Della Mullan

LA

Landscape Architect/ure

Emily Cox

LACP

Lateral Assessment Certificatio Program

Ann Bryant

LAH

Level Alarm High

Della Mullan

LAN

Local Area Network

Stephanie Harbison

LAST

Leaking Above-ground Storage Tank

Devon Ward

LB

Line breaking

Della Mullan

LC

Lethal Concentration

Della Mullan

LC

Level Controller

Della Mullan

LCC

Life Cycle Costing

Denise Boubour

LD

Lethal Dose

Della Mullan

LDAR

Leak Detection and Repair

Della Mullan

LED

Light Emitting Diode

Tisha Renner-Cruz

LEED

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Keeley Clements

LEL

Lower Explosive Limit

Della Mullan

LENI

Lighting Energy Numeric Indicator

Cori Rufti

LEP

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Della Mullan

LF

Linear Foot

Michelle Cazares

LFL

Lower Flammable Limit

Della Mullan

LI

Level Indicator

Della Mullan

LIC

Level Indicating Controller

Della Mullan

LID

Low Impact Development

Patricia Teeter

LIMS

Laboratory Information Management System

Della Mullan

LNG

Liquified Natural Gas

Della Mullan

LO

Locked Open

Della Mullan

LO

Lube Oil

Della Mullan

LOC

Letter of Commitment

Lucia Murguia

LOC

Level of Concern

Della Mullan

LOE

Level of Effort

Denise Boubour

LOI

Letter of Intent

Melissa Wright

LOMR

Letter of Map Revision

Denise Boubour

LOPA

Layers of Protection Analysis

Della Mullan

LOS

Level of Service

Cathy McKay

LOTO

Lock Out Tag Out

Della Mullan

LOV

List of Values

Kim Folgate

LP-Gas

Liquefied Petroleum Gas or Propane

Della Mullan

LPG

Liquified Petroleum Gas

Della Mullan

LPTA

Lowest Price Technically Acceptable

Lindsey Smith

LR

Level Recorder

Della Mullan

LRFD

Load and Resistance Factor Design

Javier Suarez

LSE

Limited Service Employee

Della Mullan

LT

Level Transmitter

Della Mullan

LTFR

Lost Time Frequency Rate

Della Mullan

LTI

Lost Time Injury

Della Mullan

LUST

Leaking Underground Storage Tank

Devon Ward

LV

Low Voltage

Denise Boubour

LWIR

Lost Workday Incident Rates

Denise Boubour

     

M

   

M/WBE

Minority/Woman Owned Business Enterprise

Terri Fleming

M&CS

Manufacturing and Control System

Della Mullan

M2D1

Measure Twice, Draw Once

Mike Garvey

MAC

MAC Maximum Allowable Concentration

Della Mullan

MAC

Multiple Award Contract

Denise Boubour

MACC

Multiple Award Construction Contract

Jen Allen

MACP

Manhole Assessment Certification Program

Ann Bryant

MACT

Maximum Achievable Control Technology

Jana Hindman

MAR

Major Accident Risk

Della Mullan

MATOC

Multiple Award Task Order Contract

Denise Boubour

MAWP

Maximum Allowable Working Pressure

Della Mullan

MBBR

Moving Bed Biological Reactor Process

Jen Allen

MBE

Minority Business Enterprises

Jen Allen

MBR

Membrane Bioreactor

Karman Cates

MCAR

Major Chemical Accident or Release

Della Mullan

MCC

Motor Control Center

Della Mullan

MCS

Minimal Cut Set

Della Mullan

MDMT

Minimum Design Metal Temperature

Della Mullan

MEA

Master Enabling Agreement

Denise Boubour

MEC

Media Access Control

Della Mullan

MEFR

Maximal Expiratory Flow Rate

Della Mullan

MEOR

Mechanical Engineer of Record

Denise Boubour

MEP

Mechanical Elecrical & Plumbing

Terri Fleming

MEPF

Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection

Denise Boubour

MES

Manufacturing Execution System

Della Mullan

MGD

Million Gallons per Day

Jen Allen

MHI

Material Hazard Index

Della Mullan

MI

Mechanical Integrity

Della Mullan

MIE

Minimum Ignition Energy

Della Mullan

MKTG

Marketing

Anonymous

MMI

Man-Machine Interface

Della Mullan

MMS

Minerals Management Service

Della Mullan

MND

Mitigated Negative Declaration

Julie Haun

MNRP

Manufacturers Representative

Paul Kane

MOB

Medical Office Building

Linda Dininger

MOC

Management of Change

Della Mullan

MORT

Management Oversight and Risk Tree

Della Mullan

MOT

Maintenance of Traffic

Greta Arnold

MOTAA

Maintenance of Traffic Alternative Analysis

Kristin Studabaker

MOTEM

Marine Oil Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards

Denise Boubour

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

Kristin Studabaker

MP

Master Plan

Luke Bell

MPO

Metropolitan Planning Organizations

Cathy McKay

MPR

Master Planned Resort

Cathy McKay

MRO

Maintenance, Repair and Operations

Della Mullan

MS4

Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System

Devon Ward

MSA

Master Service Agreement

Denise Boubour

MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

Della Mullan

MSHA

Mine Safety and Health Administration

Della Mullan

MSL

Mean Sea Level

Devon Ward

MSOT

Minimum Safe Operating Temperature

Della Mullan

MTBE

Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether

Della Mullan

MTBF

Mean Time Between Failures

Della Mullan

MTDC

Multi Tenant Data Center

Gary Murphy

MTDF

Mean Time to Detect Failure

Della Mullan

MTI

Medically Treated Incident

Della Mullan

MTR

Materials Test Report

Della Mullan

MTT

Mean Time to Failure

Della Mullan

MTTR

Mean Time To Repair

Della Mullan

MTU

Master Terminal Unit

Della Mullan

MUTCD

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

Greta Arnold

MVV

Maximal Voluntary Ventilation

Della Mullan

MXD

Mixed Use Development

Anonymous

     

N

   

NAAQS

National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Javier Suarez

NACD

National Association of Chemical Distributors

Della Mullan

NACE

National Association of Corrosion Engineers

Della Mullan

NAICS

North American Industry Classification System (formerly Standard Industrial Classification [SIC] codes)

Della Mullan

NAWIC

National Association of Women in Construction

Lindsey Smith

NBBPVI

National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors

Della Mullan

NBIC

National Boiler Inspection Code

Della Mullan

NBS

National Bureau of Standards

Della Mullan

NCARB

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Lauren Smth

NCEES

National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying

Lauren Smth

NCIDQ

National Council for Interior Design Qualification

Lauren Smth

NCR

Non-Conformance Report

Erica Jordy

NCSD

National Cyber Security Division

Della Mullan

NCSL

National Conference of Standards Laboratories

Della Mullan

ND

Neighborhood Development

Luke Bell

NDA

Non-Disclosure Agreement

Denise Boubour

NDE

Non-Destructive Examination

Della Mullan

NDT

Nil Ductility Temperature

Della Mullan

NDT

Non-Destructive Testing

Della Mullan

NEC

National Electrical Code

Heather Soucy

NEMA

National Electrical Manufacturers' Association

Della Mullan

NEP

National Emphasis Program

Della Mullan

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

Patricia Teeter

NEPA

National Environmental Protection Act

Della Mullan

NFPA

National Fire Protection Association

Lauren Smth

NFRAP

No Further Remedial Action Planned

Devon Ward

NGL

Natural Gas Liquids

Della Mullan

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

Della Mullan

NIC

Network Interface Card

Della Mullan

NICS

National Institute for Chemical Studies

Della Mullan

NIEHS

National Institute of Environmental Health & Safety

Della Mullan

NIKEC

Not in Kitchen Equipment Contract (Section 114000)

Pamela Eaton

NIOSH

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Della Mullan

NIPC

National Infrastructure Protection Center

Della Mullan

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Testing

Della Mullan

NLTPHRW

National Licence To Perform High Risk Work

Della Mullan

NMI

Near Miss Incident

Della Mullan

NOA

Notice Of Acceptance

Paul Alford

NOAA

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration

Della Mullan

NOC

Notice Of Commencement

Paul Alford

NOI

Notice Of Intent

Katrina Reed

NOP

Normal Operating Procedure

Della Mullan

NOTU

Naval Ordnance Test Unit

Heather Soucy

NOX

Nitrogen Oxides

Della Mullan

NPDES

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

Cathy McKay

NPDWS

Non-Potential Drinking Water Source Area

Chang Liu

NPGA

National Propane Gas Association

Della Mullan

NPGIS

New Pollution Generating Impervious Surface

Chang Liu

NPRA

National Petroleum Refiners Association

Della Mullan

NPS

Nominal Pipe Size

Della Mullan

NPSH

Net Positive Suction Head

Della Mullan

NRC

National Response Center

Della Mullan

NRT

National Response Team

Della Mullan

NSCA

National Safety Council of Australia

Della Mullan

NSFW

Not Safe For Work

Della Mullan

NSPE

National Society of Professional Engineers

Lauren Smth

NTIS

National Technical Information Service

Della Mullan

NTP

Notice To Proceed

Denise Boubour

NTS

Not To Scale

Travis Franklin

     

O

   

O&M

Operations and Maintenance

Anonymous

OAC

Operations Advisory Committee

Stephanie Harbison

OAP

Overflow Abatement Program

Kelsey Koper

OAU

Outside Air Unit

Denise Boubour

OCA

Offsite Consequence Analysis

Della Mullan

OCAW

Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers

Della Mullan

OCIP

Owner Controlled Insurance Program

Denise Boubour

OD

Origin-Destination

Kristin Studabaker

ODC

Owner Design Consultant

Denise Boubour

OE

Owner's Engineer

Julie Haun

OEM

Original Equipment Manufacturer

Della Mullan

OES

Office of Emergency Services

Della Mullan

OFA

Occupational First Aid

Della Mullan

OFCI

Owner Furnished Contractor Installed

Julie Soltis

OH

Over Head

Denise Boubour

OHM

Oil and/or Hazardous Material

Chang Liu

OHS

Occupational Health and Safety

Della Mullan

OHSAS

Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series

Della Mullan

OHSC

Occupational Health and Safety Committee

Della Mullan

OHSMS

Occupational Health and Safety Management System

Della Mullan

OJT

On-the-job Training

Della Mullan

OLE

Object Linking and Embedding

Della Mullan

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

Della Mullan

OMR

Owner's Minimum Requirements

Denise Boubour

OPA

Oil Pollution Act

Della Mullan

OPA-90

Oil Pollution Act of 1990

Della Mullan

OPC

OLE for Process Control

Della Mullan

OPC

Other Project Cost

Denise Boubour

OREDA

Offshore Reliability Data

Della Mullan

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Keeley Clements

OSHPD

Office of State Health Planning and Development

Denise Boubour

OSI

Open System Interconnection

Della Mullan

OTCQ

Officer Training Command Quarters

Alyssa Killmer

OVA

Organic Vapor Analyzer

Della Mullan

OW

Oily Water

Della Mullan

OWTS

Onsite Wastewater Treatment System

Karman Cates

     

P

   

P&ID

Piping & Instrumentation Diagram

Janet Brooks

P2P

Peer-to-peer

Della Mullan

P3

Public Private Partnership

Matt Connor

PA

Public Address

Della Mullan

PACP

Pipeline Assessment Certification Program

Ann Bryant

PAH

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Devon Ward

PAPR

Powered Air-Purifying Respirator

Della Mullan

PB

Push Button

Della Mullan

PC

Pressure Controller

Della Mullan

PCB

PolyChlorinated Byphenyl

Della Mullan

PCBU

Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking

Della Mullan

PCC

Processing Control Center

Heather Soucy

PCSRF

Process Control Security Requirements Forum

Della Mullan

PDA

Personal Digital Assistant

Della Mullan

PDP

Project Development Process

Kristin Studabaker

PDS

Personnel Decontamination Station

Della Mullan

PDS

Project Data Sheet

Denise Boubour

PE

Professional Engineer

Patricia Teeter

PEEL

Public Emergency Exposure Limit

Della Mullan

PEL

Permissible Exposure Limit

Della Mullan

PEMB

Pre-Engineered Metal Building

Stephanie Robinson

PER

Preliminary Engineering Report

Michelle Cazares

PES

Programmable Electronic System

Della Mullan

PET

Process Emergency Trip

Della Mullan

PFD

Probability of Failure on Demand

Della Mullan

PFD

Process Flow Diagram

Della Mullan

PFI

Public Financing Initiative (PFI) procurement type form

Elina Leonova

PHA

Process Hazard Analysis, or Preliminary Hazard Analysis

Della Mullan

PHAM

Process Hazards Management

Della Mullan

PHMP

Principal Hazard Management Plan

Della Mullan

PHP

Personal Hearing Protection

Della Mullan

PHR

Process Hazard Review

Della Mullan

PHRA

Process Hazard and Risk Assessment

Della Mullan

PI

Pressure Indicator

Della Mullan

PI

Proportional-Integral

Della Mullan

PI

Public Involvement

Kristin Studabaker

PIC

Principal in Charge

Katherine Ferrer

PID

Photoionization Detector

Devon Ward

PID

Proportional Integral Derivative

Della Mullan

PIE

Performance Influencing Factors

Della Mullan

PIS

Project Information Sheet

Joyce Fienman

PL

Protection Layer

Della Mullan

PLA

Professional Landscape Architect

Caroline Hill

PLC

Programable Logic Controller

Michael LLoyd

PLL

Potential (Probable) Loss of Life

Della Mullan

PLM

Product Lifecycle Management

Della Mullan

PM

Preventive Maintenance

Della Mullan

PM

Project Manager

Katherine Ferrer

PMI

Positive Materials Identification

Della Mullan

PMO

Project Management Office

Denise Boubour

PMP

Project Management Plan

Britney Cooper

PO

Purchase Order

Della Mullan

POC

Point of Compliance

Ann Bryant

POCL

Pre Operation Check List

Della Mullan

POD

Probability Of Detection

Della Mullan

POF

Pay On Foot

Britney Cooper

PONL

Property Owner Notification Letters

Kristin Studabaker

POR

Project Owner's Representative

Elina Leonova

POTW

Publicly Owned Treatment Works

Della Mullan

PPA

Power Purchase Agreement

Denise Boubour

PPC

Percent Plan Complete

Denise Boubour

PPCE

Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment

Della Mullan

PPE

Personal Protection Equipment

Shasta Langenbacher

PPM

Project Performance Meeting

Denise Boubour

PPP

Public Private Partnership

Matt Connor

PPQ

Past Performance Questionnaire

Mary Noonan

PPVF

Past Performance Verification Form

Christina Sollie

PQV

Program-Quality-Verification

Della Mullan

PRA

Probabilistic Risk Assessment

Della Mullan

PRP

Potentially Responsible Parties

Toni Niedringhaus

PRV

Pressure Relief Valve

Della Mullan

PS

Professional Surveyor

Kristin Studabaker

PS&E

Plans, Specifications and Estimates

Cathy McKay

PSA

Probabilistic Safety Assessment

Della Mullan

PSA

Project Stabilization Agreement

Denise Boubour

PSAT

Pre-Startup Acceptance Test

Della Mullan

PSD

Prevention of Significant Deterioration

Javier Suarez

PSF

Performance Shaping Factor

Della Mullan

PSG

Parking Services Group

Britney Cooper

PSI

Process Safety Information

Della Mullan

PSM

Pre-Submittal Meeting

Della Mullan

PSM

Process Safety Management

Della Mullan

PSMS

Process Safety Management System

Della Mullan

PSP

Planning and Scheduling Professional

Heather Soucy

PSSR

Pre-Startup Safety Review

Della Mullan

PSV

Pressure Safety Valve

Della Mullan

PTAC

Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner

Lauren Clements

PTO

Paid Time Off

Heather Hammerle

PTOE

Professional Traffic Operations Engineer

Kelsey Koper

PTW

Permit to Work

Della Mullan

PUD

Public Utility District

Cathy McKay

PUE

Power Utilization Effectiveness

Gary Murphy

PVC

Polyvinyl Chloride

Travis Franklin

PW

Potable Water

Della Mullan

PWHT

Post-Weld Heat Treatment

Della Mullan

PWS

Performance Work Statement

Patricia Teeter

PX

Project Executive

Denise Boubour

PXP

Project Execution Plan

Denise Boubour

     

Q

   

QA

Quality Assurance

Della Mullan

QA/QC

Quality Assurance/Quality Control

Mai Le

QBS

Qualifications Based Selection

Kelsey Koper

QC

Quality Control

Della Mullan

QC/ QA

Quality Control / Quality Assurance process

Rebecca Geary

QCIL

Quality Control Issue Log

Erica Jordy

QCITP

Quality Control Inspection and Test Plan

Paola Finol

QCxP

Quality Commissioning Process Provider

Christina Rumbaugh

QMS

Quality Management System

Della Mullan

QRA

Quantitative Risk Analysis / Assessment

Della Mullan

     

R

   

R&D

Research & Development

Heather Soucy

RA

Registered Architect

Alyssa Killmer

RA

Risk Assessment

Della Mullan

RAB

Roundabout

Kristin Studabaker

RACE

Rescue, Activate alarm, Confine the fire, Evacuate/Extinguish

Della Mullan

RAGAGEP

Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practice

Della Mullan

RBC

Red Blood Count

Della Mullan

RBD

Reliability Block Diagram

Della Mullan

RBI

Risk-Based Inspection

Della Mullan

RBP

Relationship-Based Project

Elina Leonova

RBPS

Risk-Based Process Safety

Della Mullan

RC

Reinforced Concrete

Heather Soucy

RCA

Root Cause Analysis

Della Mullan

RCD

Residual Current Device

Della Mullan

RCM

Reliability Centered Maintenance

Della Mullan

RCRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

Javier Suarez

RCRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (EPA)

Della Mullan

RD

Requirements Document

Alyssa Killmer

RD

Rupture Disk

Della Mullan

RD/RA

Remedial Design/Remedial Action

Ginny Davis

REBAR

Reinforcing Bar

Heather Soucy

REL

Recommended Exposure Limit

Della Mullan

RFC

Request for Clarification

Denise Boubour

RFI

Radio Frequency Interference

Della Mullan

RFI

Request for information

Kelsey Padgett

RFID

Radio Frequency Identification Tags

Denise Boubour

RFLOI

Request for Letters of Interest

Betsy Loeb

RFP

Request for Proposal

Alyssa Killmer

RFQ

Request for Qualification

Alyssa Killmer

RFSQ

Request for Statement of Qualifications

Denise Boubour

RI

Risk Index

Della Mullan

RI

Risk Integral

Della Mullan

RI/FS

Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study

Ginny Davis

RIK

Replacement-in-Kind

Della Mullan

RIR

Recordable Incident Rates

Denise Boubour

RLL

Relay Ladder Logic

Della Mullan

RLS

Resource-Loaded Schedule

Denise Boubour

RMP

Risk Management Program / Plan

Della Mullan

RMPP

Risk Management and Prevention Program

Della Mullan

RO

Restriction Orifice

Della Mullan

RO

Reverse Osmosis

Jen Allen

ROD

Rate Of Death

Della Mullan

ROI

Return on investment

Sandy Winkler-Ehmer

ROM

Rough Order of Magnitude

Lindsey Smith

ROW

Right-of-Way

Patricia Teeter

ROWD

Report of Waste Discharge

Karman Cates

RP

Recommended Practice

Della Mullan

RPLS

Registered Professional Land Surveyor

Michelle Cazares

RPM

Revolutions Per Minute

Della Mullan

RQ

Reportable Quantity

Della Mullan

RRF

Risk Reduction Factor

Della Mullan

RRM

Risk Reduction Measure

Della Mullan

RTC

Risk Tolerance Criterion (Criteria)

Della Mullan

RTECS

Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances

Chang Liu

RTPO

Regional Transportation Planning Organizations

Cathy McKay

RTU

Remote Terminal Unit

Della Mullan

RV

Relief Valve

Della Mullan

RV

Residual Volume

Della Mullan

RWQCB

Regional Water Quality Control Baord

Toni Niedringhaus

     

S

   

SA

Safety Availability

Della Mullan

SAA

Streambed Alteration Agreement

Julie Haun

SACHE

Safety and Chemical Engineering Education

Della Mullan

SACR

Semi-Annual Compliance Reporting

Jana Hindman

SAE

Society of Automotive Engineers

Della Mullan

SAM

System for Award Management

Patricia Teeter

SAME

Society of American Military Engineers

Lauren Smth

SANS

Sysadmin, Audit, Network, Security Institute

Della Mullan

SAR

Supplied-Air Respirator

Della Mullan

SAT

Site Acceptance Test

Della Mullan

SBCT

Sub-Contractor

Paul Kane

SBE

Small Business Enterprise

Kelsey Koper

SBNB

Sold But Not Booked

Denise Boubour

SC

Sample Connection

Della Mullan

SCADA

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

Anonymous

SCBA

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

Della Mullan

SCE

Safety Critical Equipment

Della Mullan

SCIF

Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility

Alyssa Killmer

SCLDP

Strategic Commercial Land Development Program

Heather Soucy

SCM

Supply Chain Management

Della Mullan

SCUP

Society for College and University Planning

Pia Cardinali

SD

Schematic Design

Paola Finol

SE

Structural Engineer

Alyssa Killmer

SEPA

State Environmental Policy Act

Cathy McKay

SERC

State Emergency Response Commission

Della Mullan

SF

Square Feet

Kim Folgate

SFA

Senior First Aid

Della Mullan

SFPE

Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Della Mullan

SHE

Safety Health and Environment

Julie Soltis

SHI

Substance Hazard Index

Della Mullan

SHMP

Safety & Health Management Plan

Della Mullan

SHMS

Safety & Health Management System

Della Mullan

SHWS

State Hazardous Waste Sites

Devon Ward

SI

Surveyor Intern

Kristin Studabaker

SI

Systems Integrity

Della Mullan

SIA

Safety Institute of Australia

Della Mullan

SIC

Standard Industrial Classification

Della Mullan

SIF

Safety Instrumented Function

Della Mullan

SIFR

Serious Injury Frequency Rate

Della Mullan

SIL

Safety or Security Integrity Level

Della Mullan

SINA

Safety Is No Accident

Della Mullan

SIS

Safety Instrumented System

Della Mullan

SIT

Safety Improvement Team

Della Mullan

SLC

Safety Life Cycle

Della Mullan

SME

Subject Matter Expert

Heather Soucy

SMP

Safety Management Plan

Stephanie Harbison

SMPS

Society for Marketing Professional Services

Lauren Smth

SMS

Safety Management System

Della Mullan

SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

Della Mullan

SOC

Standard Operating Condition

Della Mullan

SOCMA

Synthetic and Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association

Della Mullan

SOE

Safe Operating Envelope

Della Mullan

SOE

Sequence of Events

Della Mullan

SOP

Standard Operating Procedure

Della Mullan

SOQ

Statement of Qualifications

Michelle Cazares

SOV

Schedule of Values

Kim Folgate

SP

Set Point

Della Mullan

SPCC

Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure

Patricia Teeter

SPEC

Specification

Shasta Langenbacher

SPECS

Specifications

Heather Soucy

SPGA

Special Permit Granting Authority

Devon Ward

SQG

Small Quantity Generator

Kelsey Padgett

SQL

Structured Query Language

Della Mullan

SRA

Security Risk Analysis

Della Mullan

SREF

State Requirements for Educational Facilities

Monica Fabregat

SRMPS

Summary Risk Management Program Statement

Della Mullan

SRS

Safety Related System

Della Mullan

SRS

Safety Requirements Specification

Della Mullan

SRTS

Safe Routes to School

Kristin Studabaker

SSD

Safety Shut Down

Della Mullan

SSDC

Single Station Digital Controller

Della Mullan

SSHR

Site Safety & Health Representative

Della Mullan

SSL

Secure Sockets Layer

Della Mullan

SSOP

Safe Standard Operating Procedure

Della Mullan

SSS

Systems Safety Society

Della Mullan

SSSC

Single Station Sequence Controller

Della Mullan

SSSV

Sub-Surface Safety Valve

Della Mullan

STEL

Short-Term Exposure Limit

Della Mullan

STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Heather Soucy

STIP

Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

Kristin Studabaker

STP

Standard Temperature and Pressure

Della Mullan

STR

Structural

Matt Connor

STW

Statewide

Kristin Studabaker

SUB

Subcontractor

Lyndsay Woods

SUSMP

Standard Urban Stormwater Mitigation Plan

Denise Boubour

SVA

Security Vulnerability Analysis

Della Mullan

SW3P

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan

Christine Perret

SWI

Safe (or Standard) Work Instruction – short summary of the SOP

Della Mullan

SWL

Safe Working Load

Della Mullan

SWMM

Stormwater Management Model

Madison Dreiger

SWMS

Safe Work Method Statement

Della Mullan

SWOT

Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats

Kelli Rogers

SWP

Safe Work Procedures, Safe Work Platform

Della Mullan

SWPPP

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan

Patricia Teeter

     

T

   

T&I

Test and Inspection

Della Mullan

T&M

Time & Material

Pia Cardinali

TA

Task Analysis

Della Mullan

TA

Teaming Agreement

Denise Boubour

TAA

Technical Assistance Agreement

Denise Boubour

TAB

Test and Balance

Joyce Fienman

TAPPI

Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry

Della Mullan

TBM

Tunnel Boring Machine

Jen Allen

TBPE

Texas Board of Professional Engineers

Michelle Cazares

TBPLS

Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors

Michelle Cazares

TC

Target Cost

Denise Boubour

TC

Temperature Controller

Della Mullan

TCC

Total Construction Cost

Luke Bell

TCIR

Total Case Incident Rate

Denise Boubour

TCP

Traffic Control Plan

Lucia Murguia

TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

Della Mullan

TCPA

Toxic Catastrophe Prevention Act

Della Mullan

TDI

Toluene Diisocyanate

Della Mullan

TDM

Transportation Demand Management

Katrina Spinner-Wilson

TDS

Total Dissolved Solids

Della Mullan

TEA

Task Error Analysis

Della Mullan

TEMA

Tubular Exchangers Manufacturers Association

Della Mullan

TESC

Temporary Erosion and Sediment Control

Madison Dreiger

TF

Toxicity Factor

Della Mullan

THERP

Technique for Human Error Rate Prediction

Della Mullan

TI

Tenant Improvement

Denise Boubour

TIA

Traffic Impact Analysis

Patricia Teeter

TIC

Test Interval

Della Mullan

TIC

Thermocouple

Della Mullan

TIM

Traffic Information Management

Kristin Studabaker

TIP

Transportation Improvement Program

Greta Arnold

TIS

Traffic Impact Study

Kristin Studabaker

TLV

Threshold Limit Value

Della Mullan

TLV-C

Threshold Limit Value – Ceiling

Della Mullan

TM&E

Test, Measuring and Evaluation

Della Mullan

TMDL

Total Maximum Daily Load

Sarah Ramlochan

TML

Thickness Measurement Location

Della Mullan

TMR

Triple Modular Redundant

Della Mullan

TNC

Transportation Network Company

Anonymous

TOC

Table of Contents

Kristin Studabaker

TOCA

Task Order Construction Agreement

Denise Boubour

TOD

Transit Oriented Development

Denise Boubour

TOE

Take Off Estimate

Kevin Shaw

TOR

Tolerability of Risk

Della Mullan

TPC

Total Project Cost

Denise Boubour

TPM

Total Productive Maintenance

Della Mullan

TPQ

Threshold Planning Quantity

Della Mullan

TQ

Threshold Quantity

Della Mullan

TQM

Total Quality Management

Della Mullan

TR

Technical Report

Della Mullan

TRI

Total Recordable Injuries

Della Mullan

TRIR

Total Recordable Injury Rate

Stephanie Harbison

TS

Trade Secret

Della Mullan

TSA

Task Safety Analysis

Della Mullan

TSE

Theatre Support Element

Tisha Renner-Cruz

TUV

Technischer Uberwachungs-Verein e.V. (Technical Inspection Association of Germany)

Della Mullan

TVD

Target Value Design

Denise Boubour

TW

Treated Water

Della Mullan

TWA

Time-Weighted Average

Della Mullan

TWP

Township

Kristin Studabaker

TYP

Typical

Kristie Alexander

     

U

   

U/G

Under Ground

Denise Boubour

U1A

Form with Manufacturers Data Report for pressure vessels under the ASME Boiler Safety Code

Della Mullan

UAS

Unmanned Aerial Systems

Betsy Loeb

UAV

Unmanned Arial Vehicle (Drone)

Lindsey Smith

UDF

Urban Design Forum

Lauren Smth

UDO

Unified Development Ordinance

Betsy Loeb

UDP

User Datagram Protocol

Della Mullan

UEL

Upper Explosive Limit

Della Mullan

UEPH

Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing

Alyssa Killmer

UFC

Uniform Fire Code

Della Mullan

UFL

Upper Flammable Limit

Della Mullan

UGA

Urban Growth Area

Cathy McKay

UL

Underwriters Laboratory

Della Mullan

ULI

Urban Land Institute

Lauren Smth

UNO

Unless Noted Otherwise

Ali DonCarlos

UNS

Unified Numbering System

Della Mullan

UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply

Della Mullan

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

Della Mullan

USACE

United State Army Corps of Engineers

Alyssa Killmer

USC

United States Code

Della Mullan

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

Della Mullan

USGBC

U.S. Green Building Council

Patricia Teeter

USGS

United States Geological Survey

Della Mullan

UST

Underground Storage Tank

Javier Suarez

UV

Ultra Violet

Della Mullan

UVCE

Unconfined Vapor Cloud Explosion

Della Mullan

     

V

   

VAM

Vulnerability Analysis Method

Della Mullan

VAR

Various

Kristin Studabaker

VAV

Variable Air Volume

Monica Fabregat

VBA

Visual Basic for Applications

Della Mullan

VC

Vitrified Clay (pipe)

Devon Ward

VCE

Vapor Cloud Explosion

Della Mullan

VCM

Vinyl Chloride Monomer

Della Mullan

VCM

Volatile Combustible Material

Della Mullan

VDC

Virtual Design & Construction

Karman Cates

VDU

Visual Display Unit

Della Mullan

VE

Value Engineering

Kim Folgate

VIF

Verify in Field

Ali DonCarlos

VOC

Volatile Organic Compound

Catie McMenamin

VP

Vapor Pressure

Della Mullan

VPN

Virtual Private Network

Della Mullan

VPP

Voluntary Prevention Program

Della Mullan

VRD

Voltage Reduction Device

Della Mullan

VTH

Volatile Petroleum Hydrocarbons

Devon Ward

W@H

Work at Heights

Della Mullan

W/WW

Water / Waste Water

Denise Boubour

WAH

Work at Heights

Della Mullan

WAN

Wide Area Network

Della Mullan

WBE

Women Business Enterprise

Jen Allen

WBS

Work Breakdown Structure

Denise Boubour

WEF

Water Environment Federation

Lauren Smth

WHS

Workplace Health and Safety

Della Mullan

WHSO

Workplace Health and Safety Officer

Della Mullan

WI

Work Instruction

Della Mullan

WICS

Work In Confined Space

Della Mullan

WIP

Work in Progress

Denise Boubour

WMS

Work Method Statement

Della Mullan

WO

Work Order

Della Mullan

WOTC

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Heather Soucy

WRIA

Water Resource Inventory Area

Cathy McKay

WTF

Water Treatment Facility

Denise Boubour

WTP

Water Treatment Plant

Kelsey Koper

WTS

Women's Transportation Seminar

Kristin Studabaker

WTW

Welfare to Work

Heather Soucy

WUE

Water Utilization Effectiveness

Gary Murphy

WWT

Waste Water Treatment

Della Mullan

WWTP

Wastewater Treatment Plant

Patricia Teeter

Xfrmr

Electrical Transformer

Reed Welsh

XGDF

Cross-Grain Douglas Fir

Elaine Wilson

XV

Remotely Activated / Controlled Valve

Della Mullan

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