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preoccupation

[prē·ok′yəpā′shən]
a state of being self-absorbed or engrossed in one's own thoughts to a degree that hinders effective contact with or relationship to external reality.
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To earn that point, the IAQ management plan for the construction and preoccupancy phases of the building is to be developed and implemented by the general contractor.
This long delay problem can be solved by using a preoccupancy request-to-send (PRTS) packet with an adaptive timer [T.
At the conclusion of construction, and during the commissioning process, the construction manager should be responsible for implementing an indoor air quality management plan for the preoccupancy phase.