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occupancy, occupants, residents, homeowner
"The annual salary costs of the occupants of a commercial or institutional building are comparable to the capital cost of the building." -- Duncan, J. R., Hui, S. C. M., Hui, S. C. M., 1999, An International Agenda for Research
Definition and groups (Source: CodeCHEK by CWC:)
Occupancy means the use or intended use of a building or part thereof for the shelter or support of persons, animals or property.
Residential occupancy means the occupancy or use of a building or part thereof by persons for whom sleeping accommodation is provided but who are not harboured or detained to receive medical care or treatment or are not involuntarily detained.
Business and personal services occupancy means the occupancy or use of a building or part thereof for the transaction of business or the rendering or receiving of professional or personal services.
Care or detention occupancy means the occupancy or use of a building or part thereof by persons who require special care or treatment because of cognitive or physical limitations or by persons who are restrained from, or are incapable of, self preservation because of security measures not under their control.
Assembly occupancy means the occupancy or the use of a building, or part thereof, by a gathering of persons for civic, political, travel, religious, social, educations, recreational or like purposes, or for the consumption of food or drink.
Mercantile occupancy means the occupancy or use of a building or part thereof for the displaying or selling of retail goods, wares or merchandise.
Low hazard industrial occupancy means an industrial occupancy in which the combustible content is not more than 50 kg/m2 or 1 200 MJ/m2 of floor area.
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