Usable floor area


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Usable floor area

Space that can actually be occupied by a user.
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usable floor area

The net floor area in a building after deducting the area occupied by lobbies, corridors, rest rooms, cafeterias, etc.
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The building, which has a total usable floor area of 3,972 sq ft, benefits from electric heating throughout, with toilet facilities on ground and first floors.
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