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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"EmiratesGBC introduced the 'Building Retrofit Training Programme', considered as a first step in guiding the industry towards achieving these critical emission targets through retrofitting.
Al Abbar said Emirates GBC's Building Retrofit Training Programme could support this transition by facilitating "the process for industry professionals to begin implementing their own retrofit programmes".
To support the nation in its move towards higher levels of environmental sustainability, the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, has rolled out its 2019 Building Retrofit Training (BRT) calendar.
Since 2014, energy service companies have launched energy-efficiency projects worth AED200 million in around 2,500 buildings as part of the building retrofit programme.
Canada's future building retrofit code must also include a greenhouse gas metric, the study recommends.
Review of the open literature revealed several studies that address the energy-saving potential associated with building retrofit strategies (Hall et al.
Over the next five years US$15 billion will go into vessel new building retrofit programme containers and other equipment.
FLASH, FEMA, and Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA) developed the program that includes comprehensive earthquake vulnerability assessments and nonstructural and building retrofit information to protect lives and to help avoid post-earthquake business interruption.
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]
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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