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occupant

n. 1) someone living in a residence or using premises, as a tenant or owner. 2) a person who takes possession of real property or a thing which has no known owner, intending to gain ownership. (See: occupancy)

occupant

noun addressee, denizen, dweller, habitant, householder, inhabitant, inmate, lessee, lodger, occupier, possessor, renter, resident, residentiary, resider, roomer, sojourner, tenant
Associated concepts: bona fide occupant, illegal occupancy, lawful occupant, right of occupancy, tenant in occupancy
See also: citizen, denizen, domiciliary, habitant, inhabitant, inmate, lessee, lodger, resident, tenant
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How to develop quantitatively describe the influence of occupant behaviour on building performance and how to analyze and evaluate the impact of occupant behaviour in buildings are fundamental scientific questions.
Ever wonder if occupants are more satisfied working in green buildings?
And the apps digital identification and access control capabilities make it easier to manage occupant credentials, eliminating the need to keep track of and replace misplaced access cards.
Lee (2) coupled EnergyPlus and agent-based modeling platforms to simulate occupant behavior (based on the reasoned action model theory (3)) within an energy model.
Many occupants were also not aware of how their actions could affect the building's energy performance.
More differences are shown in Figure 4: each occupant can input individual schedule, with customized task-specified scenes; In case of conflictive requirements, occupants can discuss solutions via the social network; Facility manager can review occupants' preferences and energy consumption in facility manager's portal.
This result is very different for states in the South and West where high impact ratios are driven mostly by a high concentration of non-owner occupant mortgages.
The motorized shoulder belt tensioner is powerful enough to pull a forward-leaning occupant back to position prior to impact if the possibility of impact is determined sufficiently early.
MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT OCCUPANT BEHAVIOR IN FIRE EMERGENCIES
After a near-miss between the vehicles, the occupants of the other car allegedly began to throw bottles and cans at the detective's vehicle.
Occupant sensing seeks to determine two things, explains Peter Suh, North America product manager for TRW's Electronics & Restraint Systems: the size and location (especially the head).
any occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of physical force, including deadly physical force, against an other person when that other person has made an unlawful entry into the dwelling, and when the occupant has a reasonable belief that such other person has committed a crime in the dwelling in addition to the uninvited entry, or is committing or intends to commit a crime against a person or property in addition to the uninvited entry, and when the occupant reasonably believes that such other person might use any physical force, no matter how slight, against any occupant.