Retrofitting


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Retrofitting

The process of installing new mechanical, fire protection, and electrical systems or equipment in an existing building; most often required to meet current building code requirements. Also, the process of rethinking a development plan after completion to include newer features, such as green or eco-friendly features.
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In addition to drawing attention to the efficient management of existing resources through retrofitting programs, Etihad ESCO also will also announce the Dubai Airport Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Project on the second day of WFES.
Fail-Brown shared his own experience while staying at a hotel when retrofitting was ongoing.
In addition to the cost of physical modifications, the ordinance may require owners of wood frame buildings to pay relocation benefits to their tenants during the retrofitting work.
the subject of the contract - retrofitting television and communication equipment.
When they opt for the LED retrofitting then they do not have to pay anything for the service or for the new LED lighting.
Currently they are finishing up the retrofitting work in the Azilda facility.
Under the program, states will receive emission credits in their State Implementation Plans (SIP) for retrofitting existing heavy-duty diesel engines with emission control devices.
Not only can retrofitting improve the overall quality and functionality of light, it also can make spaces safer, easier and less costly to maintain, and more comfortable to inhabit.
The legislations that drive retrofitting and refurbishment are necessary in terms of setting guidelines.
Jones Lang LaSalle has completed retrofitting all 6,514 windows at the Empire Stale Building as part of its work as program manager of the historic property's $550 million upgrade initiative.
This is because the LED bulb which is used in retrofitting have a life of about 75,000 hours and is durable as well.