NEBB to hold retro-commissioning seminar at ASHRAE HQ
The seminar will focus on the RCx process, discovery phase, document procurement, problem/analysis, and marketing of RCx services.
Retro-commissioning (RCx) is a significant business opportunity for contractors, testing-and-balancing, and engineering and commissioning firms who are correcting under-performing buildings, improving indoor environmental and comfort, and optimizing energy usage for aging facilities. In order to prepare for this opportunity, National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) is pleased to announce the Retro-Commissioning Seminar, June 8 to 11 at ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta.
Firms interested in obtaining NEBB certification in retro-commissioning should send individuals who play a key role in the commissioning process within their companies.
The seminar will include the following elements:
- Overview of the NEBB RCx Program
- Introduction to the RCx Process
- Activities within the Discovery Phase
- Document Procurement
- Activities within the Problem/Analysis Solution Phase
- Marketing RCx Services
For more information on this seminar, please review the complete information online (PDF).
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