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How to get net and gross area of a space.?

asked 2017-12-10 17:27:08 -0500

Karthick gravatar image

updated 2017-12-16 00:10:38 -0500

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A space may contain a void or any sub surface. how do we easily get the netArea and gross Area of the space with a void or sub surface. The void is on the roof ceiling of a space.

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Can you specify what software you are using. Also are you looking for floor area, or net/gross area of surface with sub-surfaces?

David Goldwasser gravatar image David Goldwasser  ( 2017-12-10 17:54:37 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-12-16 00:34:19 -0500

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Since you allready asked about NetArea and Gross Area and got a full answer from Julien, I will asume your are looking for the Volume of the space.

You can find all the relevant methods for space object in the SDK docs.

To answer what I think you asked: the void in the roof has no impact on the volume calculation nor on the floor area calculation. To prove it I created the following space:

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Calculating its Volume and floor area using space.volume and space.floorArea yield the same outcome when the void was present, without void and with skylight window.

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