§11-39-2 - Definitions.

§11-39-2 Definitions.

As used in^this chapter: "Designer" means a registered architect or a professional engineer especially qualified in the mechanical branch.

"Department" means the department of health of the

State of Hawaii.

"Director" means the director of the department of health or a duly authorized agent or representative.

"Mechanical branch" means one of seven specialties in the field of engineering in which a professional license is issued under chapter 464, HRS, and chapter 147, Title 12, Administrative Rules of the Board of Professional Engineers, Architects, Surveyors, and Landscape Architects. Refer to chapter 147, Title 12 for list of specialties.

"Permit" means a permit issued to a designer under this chapter.

"Public buildings" mean any structure used in whole or in part as a place or resort, assemblage, lodging, business, industry, trade, traffic, occupancy or use by the public or by a segment of the public, or by three or more tenants.

"Seal" means an identification stamp as an evidence of registration as a professional architect or professional engineer especially qualified in the mechanical branch by the State of Hawaii.

All technical definitions for this rule shall be governed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers1 Handbooks: Fundamentals, Equipment, Systems, and Applications.

        [Eff. January 31, 1983 ] (Auth: HRS §§321-9, 321-11) (Imp: HRS §§321-1, 321-11)

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