Retrofitting can be defined into two major categories

Glazing and Shading

 

The significance of glazing type and external shading can have a phenomenal outcome on the sizing of HVAC equipment. The result can exhibit a huge saving for the client and our environment on energy consumption and CO2 emissions. 

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No shading on the left - shading on the right with 85% HVAC load reduction!

Recent technology has allowed for single glazing to be retrofitting into double and even triple-glazed building facades.  Amazingly this retrofit can take place on the inside of the building - allowing for a multi highrise building to be retrofitted.

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Retrofitting a single glass facade into one of triple-glazings