What is Nomenclature

Definition of Nomenclature in Construction

There is a special construction nomenclature that is relatively consistent across the country. This nomenclature, or the names, used for construction elements, processes, etc. in the construction business is considerable. Normally the same nomenclature is used to abbreviate the same products, processes, materials, etc. on all construction projects. However all contractors must be cognizant of the area of the country they are building in, and understand that there are different and varying nomenclatures that are used. The majority of the descriptive terms remain constant; however there is always that mongrel out there that will require questioning and understanding, when moving around the country. Similar to the sub, hoagie, grinder mentality of the sandwich marketplace, care must be taken, not to assume the nomenclature for construction is identical in all places.