Frequently Used Technical Terms 

ACM

ACP

AESM

AFSS

AIM

AIR

ALUM

AMP

AV

BCA

BEP

BIM

BMS

BMU

BS

CAD

CAPEX

CCTV

CDC

CHW

CMU

CO

CONC

CRAC

CRE

CW

DA

DEMO

DHW

DIA

DP

DPC

DT

DWG

ELEV

EXT

F&F

FC

FCU

FIP

FMAA

GALV

GFA

GRP

HAZMAT

HV

HVAC

HW

INSUL

IR

LC

LED

LTMP

LV

M&E

MG

NCC

NLA

OC

ODS

OH&S

OPEX

PC

PCB

PIR

PM

PPE

PV

PVC

QA

QS

RCD

RFI

RICS

RPZ

SOC

SQM

SS

STRUCT

SW

T&G

TDD

TMV

UPS

UV

VAV

VCD

VSD

WC

Asbestos Containing Materials

Aluminium Composite Panel

Annual Essential Safety Measures

Annual Fire Safety Statement

Architectural Information Model

Asset Information Requirements

Aluminium Composite Panel

Asset Management Plan

Audio Visual

Building Code of Australia

BIM Execution Plan

Building Information Modelling

Building Management System

Building Maintenance Unit

Building Surveyor

Computer Aided Design

Capital Expenditure

Closed Circuit Television

Complying Development Checklist

Chilled Water

Concrete Masonry Unit

Council Order

Conrete

Computer Room Air Conditioning

Corporate Real Estate

Cold Water

Development Approval

Demolition

Domestic Hot Water

Diameter

Downpipe

Damp Proof Course

Destructive Testing

Drawing

Elevation

Exterior

Fixtures and Fittings

Fibre Cement

Fan Coil Unit

Fire Indicator Panel

Facility Management Association of Australia

Galvanised Steel

Gross Floor Area

Glass Reinforced Polycarbonate

Hazardous Materials

High Voltage

Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning

Hot Water

Insulation

Infra Red

Lifecycle

Light Emitting Diode

Long Term Maintenance Plan

Low Voltage

Mechanical & Electrical

Make Good

National Construction Code

Net Lettable Area

Occupancy Certificate

Ozone Depleting Substances

Occupational Health & Safety

Operating Expenditure

Practical Completion

Polychlorinated Biphenyls

Passive Infra Red Sensor

Project Manager

Personal Protective Equipment

Photovoltaic Array (Solar Power System)

Polyvinyl Chloride

Quality Assurance

Quanity Surveyor

Residual Current Device

Request For Information

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

(Reduced Pressure Zone) Backflow Prevention Device

Schedule of Condition

Square Metres

Stainless Steel

Structure

Stormwater

Tongue & Groove

Technical Due Diligence

Thermostatic Mixing Valve

Uniterruptible Power Supply

Ultra Violet

Variable Air Volume

Volume Control Damper

Variable Speed Drive

Water Closet