retrofitting


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retrofitting

 [ret´ro-fit″ing]
the architectural modification of a building to meet current standards, particularly regarding access for the handicapped.
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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.
The cost of retrofitting varies and is based on the type of machine, size of steam joints used, and turbulence bars used, Masini noted.
Currently they are finishing up the retrofitting work in the Azilda facility.
Retrofitting the more than 6,500 thermopane windows at the famous building entailed adding new components to the glass and sashes to create triple-glazed insulated panels that significantly reduce summer heat load and winter heat loss.
The Mission and Kaiser projects stemmed from seismic retrofitting requirements.
Hospitals throughout California are conducting similar renovations to conform to updated seismic retrofitting requirements and augment emergency-room facilities, said officials at the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.
Equipment companies that pursue aftermarket upgrades reported a dramatic upswing in the popularity of retrofitting.
The experts said many facilities will prove to be unsuitable for costly retrofitting projects and will have to be shut down, a situation that will require their replacement with more efficient facilities with lower emissions, commencing what could be a multi-billion-dollar reconstruction effort taking years.
Since the founding of the Diesel Technology Forum last year, the concept of retrofitting existing diesel engines to reduce emissions has been a cornerstone of the Forum's overall program to advance clean diesel technology.
1 deadline to submit retrofitting plans to the state, and the county may rely on tobacco funds to help pay the cost for repairs at Ventura County Medical Center.
Industry leaders are privately expecting some kind of legislation to pass that will require sprinklers for new construction, but are urging more education for residents rather than the retrofitting of current apartments.