If you’ve recently employed a builder or construction company to complete a piece of work for you, it might pay to take a few minutes to learn their lingo. This will save you time and make you feel more empowered at your next project meeting. Giving you confidence to manage the project without confusion. It doesn’t matter the size of the project, but your ability to confidently assess quotes from the beginning, through to answering any questions that might pop up during the project.
All Building and Construction Managers are different, however there are a few key acronyms that are found industry wide. Have a look at these ones which tend to reoccur in day-to-day construction work.
These are just two handfuls of acronyms to help you out if you need more answers head to the links below. Or if you still have questions, why not give us a call to help you? We have a team of building experts ready to assist.
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