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renovate

To repair and upgrade,with a sense of changing something.Contrast with rehabilitate or restore, which imply keeping the same general character and appearance. Differences among the words are important when making modifications to historic structures,because renovation may not be allowed.A property owner's imprecise use of terminology regarding his or her plans could result in unintentional animosity by neighbors and historic preservation commissions.

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Renovation of the Secondary school of level I through III of village Krasen, Donetsk region;
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The renovation of Deerfield Elementary School several years ago transformed it into a magnet school for the whole district.
People spending money on renovations tells me that they're confident in what's happening," says Jensen, adding the $12-million Discover Abitibi geophysical study of the Timmins area is "helping to solidify the city's future".
They're having a dickens of a time over their ongoing cathedral renovations.
While The Renovation Manipulation does an excellent job of setting out the false claims which LDCs will typically make about "Vatican II directives" on adapting architecture to the new liturgy, I think it would have been equally helpful if Rose had also anticipated some of the bogus art history being peddled by these "experts", and had provided just enough technical data to throw them entirely off their guard when parishioners are invited to respond to their proposals.
In any renovation, be sure to look beyond initial project costs to potential long-term operational cost savings due to efficiencies gained.
The renovation's first phase consisted of cleanup and disposal of obsolete equipment and materials, renovation of the physical plant and installation of a new ventilation system.
Although renovated tires have high price versus performance ratio and are good for Resource conservation and economic benefits, there are still many factors affecting Chinese tire renovation industry.
Reyher also discussed another major renovation involving the repair of the existing 100,000 s/f parking deck.
The renovation, if approved, could be completed by late 2009.