Building retrofit

Building retrofit

The addition of new building materials or new building elements, and components not provided in the original construction to upgrade or change its functioning.

building retrofit

The addition of new building materials, building elements, and components not provided in the original construction.
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Accessible from the independent forum's website, the database is designed to help support UAE's energy efficiency market, particularly by facilitating building retrofit projects.
Siemens provided Houston's first light rail system, supplied building control systems at NRG Park and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, replaced over 10,000 traffic and pedestrian signals with LED technology, and led Houston's Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit program involving 5.
The Empire State Building is undergoing a building-wide retrofit to improve energy efficiency and financial performance as part of the Clinton Climate Initiative's Building Retrofit Program.
However, the modified bill backed off support of the Department of Energy's (DOE) building retrofit financing program in light of DOE's controversial loan guarantee program, which funded the failed Solyndra company.
Depending on the energy conservation measures involved, a complete building retrofit can cost upwards of $100 million in total contract value and take as long as 15 years to recover costs through generated savings.
Barriers to transformation of the building retrofit market, specifically from the perspective of the Philadelphia region, will be presented and discussed.
For offenders, training may include preparation for future jobs in building retrofit industries or in alternative energy industries such as solar, wind turbine, or geothermal installation, operation and maintenance.
To promote energy retrofits in homes, small businesses and commercial buildings, the proposed "National Building Retrofit Program" suggests incentives such as rebates, direct loans, loan guarantees, letters of credit and other financial products to "leverage private investment in energy-efficient retrofits of homes and multifamily, commercial or industrial buildings," according to an April 9 release from the Real Estate Roundtable.
California-based Serious Materials selected to complete Empire State Building retrofit project [Crain's]
lt;p>IBM's PMDC is a high-density containerised data centre solution that allows IBM clients to quickly and easily create or expand existing data centre floor space without major construction or building retrofit.
The bank said that it and CPC would work together to create a revolving loan fund that is to support The New York Building Retrofit Programme.
The owner and developer of Australia's first 6 Star Green Star office building retrofit, the Szencorp Building in Melbourne, says he will introduce an education program to the building's tenants in a bid to reduce 'off site' emissions associated with commuting.

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