Energy Retrofits: When Is the Time to Act?

English, Lance; Sanvido, Victor; Harrisberger, Don
March 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Mar2011, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p36
The article reports on the impact of inefficient operation in the building's system. It states the applied measures to reduce current energy consumption which includes adjusting a building-automation program, addressing years of deferred maintenance and recommissioning existing mechanical systems. It notes the importance of careful evaluation and retrocommissioning if the building suffered from deferred maintenance, poor integrated building automation and obsolete mechanical equipment.


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