Determine Occupant Load

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Occupant Load = Room's SF x Occupant Load Factor (See below. Choose most stringent requirement from either IBC or NFPA)

[Example: Occupant Load of an office

SF= 200SF Occupant Load Factor = 100 (IBC, Business)

Occupant Load =  2]

Occupant Load Factor: IBC 2006

Occupant Load Factor: NFPA 2000

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