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Tsai Tse Josh Lo

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    Tsai Tse Josh Lo commented,

    Juan, Sounds like we share similar trait. I took on ARE with the attitude of studying for the benefit of my career, rather than just for passing the exams. To me, the latter is a waste of time and ...

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    Tsai Tse Josh Lo commented,

    Zhi, From my experience, some questions in the actual exam did have "smoke screens". Meaning, they did appear to be subjective to throw us off. But after identifying the pragmatic/techn...

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    Tsai Tse Josh Lo commented,

    Timothy, Thanks for the headsup. For the benefit of the wider audience, I've spoken to both NCARB and NYS in terms of timeline. Here is what I've found out. NCARB typically has a 30-day window to t...

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    PPD pass on 2nd attempt - Done with ARE

    Dear All, Very glad to receive the official score report with the pass for PPD, and now done with ARE. PPD was my only failed division, since my area of focus is DD/CD/CA at work and therefore lack...

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    Licensure (NYS) timeline

    Dear All,   I'd like to know roughly the time it takes, from passing the last ARE exam to getting the license. Specifically in New York State. Appreciate if anyone can share their experience.   Tha...

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    Tsai Tse Josh Lo commented,

    Central AHU gives you minimal impact on the exterior façade because intake and exhaust are localized. However, cooling tower at roof top is required. Boiler and chiller are usually in the basement....

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    Tsai Tse Josh Lo commented,

    David and Theodore,   Thanks guys for this constructive dialogue. Agree to use Theodore's approach which is consistent with the concept of the code, "means of egress capacity may not diminish ...

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    Exit Width of Corridor connecting Two Stairs

    Dear All, Question about determining exit capacity (width) of a corridor that connects two or more exit stairways. Refer to two examples below:   1) In the image below, where 2 exit stairways are r...

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    Tsai Tse Josh Lo commented,

    From reading the product description, the feature of this product is that one can 'lightly spray paint' to match any room color without compromising its performance. Therefore, I'll use the NRC 1.0...

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    Tsai Tse Josh Lo commented,

    Scott, Thanks for the input. Understood that the 36" stair width in your project is based on "less than 50 people per stair".   Just so you know, I have seen different commentaries o...