Yes! We do provide the total square footage!
You have the option to turn on or off the total area displayed on your floor plans. You can also select in the Styling Tab if you would like to display the Gross Internal Area (GIA) or the Gross Living Area (GLA). You can also select in the unit (imperial or metric) in the Styling tab as well.
Note: If you select the unit as “both”, you will get the GLA in imperial.
All scans made with the CubiCasa App will now show the Total Area if you turn enable it on the Styling Tab.
The Gross Internal Area (GIA) is the area of a building measured to the internal face of the perimeter walls at each floor level, it does NOT include the following areas:
- unfinished basement/ area
These areas are calculated and listed under ‘Excluded spaces:’, but not added to the total area.
External walls are NOT included in the total area. Interior walls are included in the total area.
The Gross Living Area (GLA) is the total area of finished, above-grade residential space; calculation by measuring the outside perimeter of the structure and includes only finished, habitable, above-grade living space. External and internal walls are included.
Please note that the finished area in the basement is never considered to be GLA by the appraiser.
CubiCasa Digital GLA follows the ANSI Z765-2021 calculation standard.
Areas marked as green are calculated in the final GLA Area. Calculated green area value is shown as the area description next to the main green area in that level.
Areas marked with red are NOT calculated in the GLA Area. These areas also have the area description.
You can add or remove rooms from the GLA based on their properties by following the instructions on the New GLA Flow.
The information at the bottom will also show the “total scanned area”, this includes all the excluded areas from the GLA that have been scanned.