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RE: Definition of A sub B in Rho evaluation

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The correct answer is 1936.  Consider the drip line.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	M.J. Huszcz [SMTP:mjhuszcz(--nospam--at)earthlink.net]
> Sent:	Monday, July 10, 2000 9:37 AM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Definition of A sub B in Rho evaluation
> 
> I do not intend to steal the show from our beloved president but I need a
> clarification of the word "all."
> 
> Here is my predicament: Let say there is a one-story simple building
> 40'x40'
> with 2 feet roof overhang on four sides.  The question is how to calculate
> AB for Rho evaluation.
> AB = 40x40 = 1600 or AB = 44x44 = 1936.
> 
> The Code definition of AB is "ground floor area ... to include area
> covered by
> all overhangs ..."  Does "all overhangs" include roof overhangs?  And what
> about if my building becomes a two, three, four or five-story structure
> with
> roof over the top floor. Is AB 1600 or 1936?  This Rho business is a
> nightmare, more questions to come.
> 
> 
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