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Classifications:

Specification
Common Arrangement of Work Sections CAWS (expanded by NGS):  (UK)

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GBE Jargon Buster Themes

  • Air/Wind Tightness G#1420 N#1391
  • BIM
  • Biodiversity
  • Carbon
  • Classification
  • Climate
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • External Solid Wall Insulation Thermal Bridges
  • Flood (Jargon Buster Theme) G#1357 N#1341
  • Footprint
  • GBE
  • Health
  • Issues
  • LCA Life Cycle Analysis/Assessment (JBT) G#1338 N#1325
  • Materials
  • Methods of Construction
  • NGS
  • Overheating
  • Refurbishment
  • Resource Efficiency
  • Urban Design (Jargon Buster Theme) G#1392 N#1366
  • Waste (Jargon Buster Theme) G#1334 N#1321
  • Water
  • Wind/Air Tightness G#1420 N#1391

Alpha-Numeric, Numeric-Alpha

  • UK:
    • CI/SfB,
    • CAWS 1987
    • CAWS 2012 (elemental & BIM ready),
    • CAWS 1987<>CAWS 2012
    • CABS
  • EU:
    • SfB
    • EPIC (Moribund or dead)
  • ISO:
    • Uniclass,
    • Uniclass 2,
    • Uniclass 2012 (elemental & BIM ready)
    • COBie (FM & BIM ready)
    • Uniclass2Products
  • USA:
  • Canada
    • CSI MaterSpec CSI<>CAWS, 1999 (Classification) G#1383 N#1359

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
2nd January 2013 – 28th January 2017

GBE Jargon Buster Navigation


Jargon Busting Samples

HYGROSCOPICITY:
In the case of hygroscopic natural fibres the moisture can be absorbed into the fibres themselves leaving the air space moisture-free allowing the air to continue to do the job of insulating.

GBE's BrianSpecMan 2010

DECREMENT DELAY
Refers to the time it takes for heat generated by the sun, to transfer from the outside to the inside of the building envelope and affect the internal conditions.

EESC 2011

BIODIVERSITY:
The whole variety of life encompassing all genetics, species and ecosystem variations, including plants and animals.

Planning Portal 2003

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