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Should I consider the concrete cisterns for water as Buiding Service Area?

Ignacio Vargas
Newmark Knight Frank
July 10, 2019

The building that I am analyzing at this moment is equipped with water tanks in the last basement level, they are concrete cisterns of 2.20 meters deep; Should I consider the concrete cisterns for water as Buiding Service Area?


David Fingret
Extreme Measures Inc.
July 11, 2019


If the floor area taken up by the cisterns is fully enclosed (or Partially Enclosed) and otherwise complies with the requirements in the standard, then I see no reason why it should not be included as Building Service Area.


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