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Storage Area - Sloped Ceiling

Chris El-Araj
Underhill Geomatics Ltd.
November 29, 2010

When measuring a storage area that has a sloped ceiling (e.g. storage under a stairwell), up to what height is the area considered usable?


Chris El-Araj, BCLS

David Fingret
Extreme Measures Inc.
November 29, 2010

Hi Chris,

The BOMA 96 standard does not specify a minimum height requirement for the calculation of area.

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