Occupant


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Occupant

A person or company that lives or maintains an office in a designated building or portion thereof. For example, one who rents a house may become the occupant on the first day of the lease.
References in periodicals archive ?
Although there are many group worldwide studying occupant behaviour individually, to date the behaviour models created so far have often been inconsistent, with a lack of consensus in common language, in good experimental design and in modelling methodologies.
The authors hope their findings spurn more design solutions aimed at influencing occupant contentment and feelings of health, well-being, and job performance
The Honeywell Vector Occupant App facilitates these interactions so users can create their best experiences.
Research (1) shows occupant behavior can affect energy consumption even more than technological advancements for systems.
The survey found that occupant behavior was mainly inspired by individual visual and thermal comfort, amount of control, and social cues, with the workers who had received proper energy reduction training reporting higher levels of satisfaction with their office environment.
In this paper, we present a novel dynamic, open occupant-engaged control platform, where users, either occupants or facility managers, can write control rules and load them at run time.
Using aggregate data on owner and non-owner occupant mortgages, the results show that foreclosures rates for the two groups are similar.
Sensors and logic, designed to anticipate a crash, activate a motorized seat belt retractor that secures a shoulder belt around an occupant before a crash actually occurs.
Presumably, if the high-mounted exit signs were obscured by smoke, the occupant could locate the exit door with the low-mounted exit sign.