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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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In following this market-driven approach, Canada has a chance to be the first in the world to put into place the requisite policy and market infrastructure to implement a retrofit economy and reap the environmental and economic advantages.
The Everline PRK, equipped with a 0-10V dimmable LED driver, will retrofit 1-by-4 foot (PRK14), 2-by-2 foot (PRK22) and 2-by-4 foot (PRK24) fluorescent recessed fixtures to Everline LED.
But without such provisions in Los Angeles thus far, the lack of funding within the new retrofit ordinance is a major issue for property owners, some of whom may not be able to afford to comply.
The advantage of the 3600 Series Retrofit for label converters like Action Label, which also caters to distributors and other label companies, is that it allows them to add full-color digital inkjet printing to its existing flexographic press--an ideal solution for profitable short run work.
You want to think about all of the different ways that a retrofit can create value streams," explains Bendewald.
Since 1983, RetroFit Technologies has been a private IT solutions provider that specializes in managed IT services, project management, consulting services, hardware sales, and support and maintenance.
A deep retrofit is a building energy retrofit approach that uses an integrated design process to improve the economics of efficiency and achieve much larger energy savings than conventional energy retrofits.
There will be no "standard" retrofit price; all jobs will be quoted on an individual basis.
Forane[R] 427A, a nil ODP refrigeration fluid, may be used at low, medium and high temperature, and allows a quick and trouble-free retrofit of existing air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment running on HCFC 22.
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'