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# Measuring a Building

What is the most accurate measuring tool for measuring a buildings height?

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The most accurate method for measuring a building is suprisingly the building's own shadow. take a yardstick or a ruler and stand it up next to the building and measure the shadow. then measure the building's shadow and divide the 2nd measurement by the 1st. for example the ruler measures 8 inches and the building measures 80inches then we know the building is 10 ft tall

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This is a pretty odd question, i think you don't need to measure it, you can check the building plans.

If you insist on measuring it I think your best option is a Laser Measuring Device, they are the easist to use.

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