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HAUTEUR LIBRE PIECES [1 record]

Record 1 2012-01-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Plans and Specifications (Construction)
  • Architecture
DEF

The total height between the top surface of a floor and the lower surface of the ceiling above, i.e. the actual free space between finished floor and ceiling.

CONT

Manufacturers' catalog ratings should be checked for sizing [air] outlets. These catalogs give the recommended maximum amount of air to be handled by an outlet for the various ceiling height.

OBS

Not to be confused with "floor-to-floor height".

OBS

See diagram in MABUI 1982, p. 110 showing differences between "floor-to-ceiling height", "floor -to-floor height", and "floor-to-roof height."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Devis, cahiers des charges et plans (Construction)
  • Architecture
DEF

Distance verticale libre entre les surfaces apparentes du plancher et du plafond.

OBS

Ne pas confondre avec la "hauteur d'étage".

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Planos y pliegos de condiciones (Construcción)
  • Arquitectura
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