Floor load


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Floor load

The total weight on a floor, including dead weight of the floor itself, and any line or transient load; permissible loading may be stated in pounds per square foot.

floor load

The live load for which a floor of a building has been designed, and which may be applied safely; usually expressed as a uniformly distributed load, except where there are concentrations of heavy machinery.
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This is a great area, the current building has huge floor loads, and for the right tenant we could demolish the building and build to suit.
The space has high ceiling heights, no columns and heavy floor loads so bodes well for a variety of different users," said Josh Gettler, managing partner at New Street.
The space is a perfect fit for Ordovas gallery because of its high ceilings and higher than normal floor loads that can accommodate the substantial weight of the various pieces," added Berger.
2 million-square-foot office tower boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure designed to support the needs of today's media and communications companies, including two 140 foot radio towers, access to primary and emergency power sources, redundant HVAC systems, fuel storage capacity and access to over 50 telecommunication networks and significant floor loads.
The property offers a wealth of amenities suited to the needs of medical office users, including covered parking, multiple at-grade entries, high ceilings, heavy floor loads, high-efficiency individual HVAC systems for each suite, and direct utility metering.
Toward that end, the interior has been designed to allow for maximum flexibility and utility, with heavy floor loads, extra-large elevator bays, and strategically placed stairs.
Originally constructed as an operations center for Bank of Boston, this four-story property features abundant floor loads, oversized windows, robust infrastructure and large, efficient floorplates.
Other features include new tenant-controlled HVAC systems, heavy floor loads, 24/7 freight elevators and large interior loading docks with staging areas.
2 million square foot office tower boasts a state-of-the-art infrastructure that includes access to primary and emergency power sources, redundant HVAC systems, fuel storage capacity, access to over 50 networks and floor loads designed to support the needs of today's media and communications companies.
per-square-foot floor loads, and additional infrastructure upgrades.
2 million square foot office tower at 32 Avenue of the Americas boasts a state-of-the-art infrastructure that includes access to primary and emergency power sources, redundant HVAC systems, fuel storage capacity, access to over 50 networks and floor loads designed to support the needs of media companies.