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retrofit

[′re·trō‚fit]
(engineering)
A modification of equipment to incorporate changes made in later production of similar equipment; it may be done in the factory or field. Derived from retroactive refit.

Retrofit

To make an improvement to an existing building, or to adapt it to a new use. Also, the replacement, upgrade, or improvement of a piece of equipment or structure in an existing building or facility.

retrofit

The addition of new building materials, building elements, and components, not provided in the original construction. See building retrofit.

retrofit

A modification of an aircraft or another piece of equipment to incorporate changes made in later productions of a similar type.
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The report includes the segmentation of the global energy retrofit systems market on the basis of type of technology (hvac and controls, insulation and glazing, lighting and controls, water heating, and others) and building type (residential and commercial, and public).
The reason for the retrofit conversion was to perform short run work more quickly and efficiently, says Andy Espinoza, vice president of Action Label.
Access Fixtures LED retrofit kits provide a simple solution to reduce energy use and achieve superior light quality without having to purchase new fixtures," said Access Fixtures CEO, Steven Rothschild.
RetroFit is a certified HP Healthcare Elite partner and has met very high standards in a broad range of HP Healthcare solutions.
Surface products--whether they are initially wired with incandescent or fluorescent light sources--are fairly straightforward to retrofit with an LED device.
Retrofit projects can be categorized into three types of projects: (1) Operations and maintenance (O&M) improvements implemented through the existing building commissioning (EBCx) process, (2) standard retrofits, and (3) deep retrofits.
Saunders said Renishaw would focus its retrofit sales initially in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Italy, France, and Poland.
With a low initial cost, this type of retrofit can pay for itself very quickly in energy cost savings alone.
Trade Name of the Retrofit System: 'Earthquake-Resistant Power Plus'
Cannard says the retrofits were a huge undertaking and he credits the city for making the decision to forge ahead with the upgrades.
CHICAGO -- Retrofit, the expert-led, data-driven weight loss program for busy professionals, has raised $8 million in a Series A financing led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson.
9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures has announced that LED retrofit kits for wall packs are now available at a significantly reduced price.