GrossFloorArea

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Description

[sq.ft.] Gross floor area (based on ASHRAE definition) is the sum of the floor areas of the spaces within the building, including basements, mezzanine and intermediate‐floored tiers, and penthouses with headroom height of 7.5 ft (2.2 meters) or greater. Measurements must be taken from the exterior faces of exterior walls OR from the centerline of walls separating buildings, OR from the centerline of walls separating spaces. Excludes non‐enclosed (or non‐enclosable) roofed‐over areas such as exterior covered walkways, porches, terraces or steps, roof overhangs, and similar features. Excludes air shafts, pipe trenches, and chimneys. Excludes floor area dedicated to the parking and circulation of motor vehicles.

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Data Type
double
Min Occurances
0
Max Occurances
1
Min Exclusive
0
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Use Cases / Standard Data Sets

  • Audit
  • Upgrade
  • Home Energy Score
  • Home Performance Certificate (BPI-2101)