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Remodeling Company Owner Checklist

Understand

Lighting, appliances and miscellaneous loads
Building and energy modeling
Preventative maintenance
Material selection
Hygrothermal analysis
Fenestration
Electrical systems

Apply

Control and Automation systems
User interface and controls
Commissioning
Convective air transport
Diagnostics and forensics
Performance monitoring
Certification Programs
HVAC interactions with enclosure

Analyze

Integrated design and construction
Cost trade-off analysis
Appropriate replacement choices
Control layers
Whole-Building Performance

Evaluate

Quality management
Life cycle cost-effectiveness analysis