occupant load

occupant load

The total number of persons that may occupy a building (or portion thereof), an elevator, etc., at any one time.
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The Consultant will also be asked to identify high occupant load structures that are potentially at risk in order to help determine which types of buildings would be included in the retrofit program.
Licensed for eat-in & take-out, w/an authorized occupant load of 48.
Though each coil spring can be easily compressed between thumb and forefinger, distributing the occupant load across rows of springs provides the proper support and lets the seat contour to the user's back.
The sprinkler appeals board, which consists of various state officials, including the fire marshal, decided that while the function hall appears to have many private events focused on dining, and entertainment is not the main focus of the events, the function hall "clearly does not meet the unconcentrated occupant load requirement based on the current legal capacity limit.
Codes require a minimum of two stairwells of such a size to handle the largest occupant load floor of a high rise.
The Life Safely Drawings shall include, but not limited to the following: Building Name, Construction Type, Age of Original and all additions Graphic bar scale North indicator Complete building floor plans with clear identification of new, remodeled, and existing portions All permanent partitions taller than 6 feet Each room and space labeled with plain text, keynotes, or legends Occupant load for all spaces; suites defined with size Ramps, stair and shaft enclosures and ratings with identification of openings and ratings (interior and exterior) Rated corridors and openings with identification of openings and ratings Occupancy and area separations Horizontal and vertical exit arrangements, exit passageways, and smoke and fire compartments.
35,000 to expand existing bar/ tavern into adjacent service areas with tenant space to increase dance floor and occupant load.
The occupant load is considered as a constant for all heights, and it is approximately 492kW (140tons), 51% of the total load, which is the largest part among the other cooling loads.
In addition, some engineers or code officials use occupant load (or exit population), which is intended for use in designing a means of egress to comply with the local fire code.
Most codes, including the IBC and NFPA 101, require at least two exits from floors that are above or below grade, with the minimum number of exits increasing with occupant load.
To use the model described in NFPA 130 to determine an overall time to evacuation, a Station Occupant Load and the total VCE capacity must be determined as described below.
Though many factors are concluded to have contributed to the observed discrepancy, the higher-than-expected occupant loads (including the occupancy dependent plug loads), due to inaccurate estimate of occupancy related inputs made during the design process, are identified as the common significant factor from field studies conducted on six high performance buildings (Torcellini, Deru et al.