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Future Engineer Shadowing at GLHN

As part of his high school Senior Exit Project (SEP), Kainoa Sauls is spending his afternoons at GLHN, splitting his time between the mechanical and civil engineering departments and learning from our experienced staff.  Kainoa is a senior at Andrada Polytechnic High School in Vail where his favorite classes are Engineering and AP Physics.  As […]

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2018 AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City Update

Two architects from GLHN, Miguel Camacho and Amber Haro, attended the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City this summer.  The two-day event brought together over 26,000 architects from around the world. With an agenda that entailed seminars, exhibitions, concerts, and tours of iconic New York buildings, professional development and design inspiration weren’t […]

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Poker Night Funds Phoenix Children’s Hospital

GLHN was once again at the poker table to support the fundraising efforts of the Kenneth A. Spinato Foundation at their Second Annual Charity Poker Tournament held in Tempe, AZ. Russ Combs, GLHN’s Healthcare Studio Lead, was happy to spend his evening losing money at Texas Holdem’ for a good cause. The 2018 event was […]

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Welcome our newest registered Mechanical Engineer, Stanley Yellowhair,

GLHN is proud to announce our newest registered Mechanical Engineer, Stanley Yellowhair, P.E.  Stanley came to GLHN as an intern in 2007 and has since worked on many high profile projects such as ENR2 at the University of Arizona.  He designed all of the unique, high efficiency mechanical systems for this LEED Platinum sustainability focused […]

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Bill Koller Will Present at RMA 2018

GLHN’s Mechanical Engineering Department Manager, Bill Koller, will be presenting not one, but two sessions at this year’s RMA Conference in Denver, CO.  On September 26th he will present with Chris Bansil, Central Plants Supervisor at The University of Arizona Facilities Management-Utilities Department.  Together they will address the Operational Issues of Fluctuating Campus Steam Production […]

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GLHN Scholarship Committee Announces 2018 Winners

The GLHN Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Scott Eisenfeld Memorial Scholarship.  Scott’s legacy is one of leadership and community service and each applicant was required to demonstrate these characteristics through an application and video submission.  This year’s winners met our expectations and then some!  Madeline Moeller, Christian Hagedon, and […]

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Appreciation on the Menu

GLHN Leadership said thank you with food at the 2nd annual Employee Appreciation Breakfast.  This very popular tradition started recently but based on employee support, will certainly continue for decades to come!  GLHN Directors arrived early to fire up the stoves and get makin’ bacon.  Pancakes and sausage were also on the menu along with […]

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GLHN’ers Tour Sun Mechanical’s New Shop

GLHN was thrilled to receive an invitation to tour the new fabrication and manufacturing facility of our long-time partner Sun Mechanical.  Robbie  Howell, Fabrication Shop Manager and Jorge Franco, Sheetmetal Shop Supervisor showed us around their new 30,000 SF state of the art building  that is fully integrated with BIM technology.   The new building allows […]

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Terry Raddeman Joins GLHN Civil Department

We are pleased to announce the addition of Senior Civil Designer Terry Raddeman to our Civil Engineering Department.  Terry has 15 years of experience in the field of civil and traffic design and drafting and has been the lead traffic and civil designer for transportation and infrastructure projects.  He is very knowledgeable in geometric design, […]

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GLHN Receives Phelix Award for Project Pursuit

GLHN Marketing Coordinator Tiffany Gorrell was awarded an SMPS Arizona Phelix Award for Project Pursuit.  The Awards Gala was held at the Halle Heart Museum in Tempe on June 28, 2018 and was well attended by the AEC Community.  Tiffany and GLHN’s Phoenix office lead, Russ Combs, accepted the award from SMPS member Cricket Robertson […]

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Mechanical Intern Joins Firm for Summer

We are thrilled to have Tate Horman join us for the summer.  Tate recently completed her freshman year of general engineering studies at Virginia Tech.  Originally from Fayetteville, NC, Tate’s family moved to Tucson when her father’s job with Raytheon brought them to the Old Pueblo.  She is the youngest of 3 children and has […]

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16th Annual Goodwill Tournament a Success!

GLHN participated in the Goodwill Golf Tournament benefitting El Rio Community Health Center’s Children’s Asthma Program and the Engineering Scholarship Fund at The University of Arizona.  The event was held on two courses at the Omni Tucson National Resort on June 1, 2018 and golfers rolled out to the sounds of bagpipes playing favorites such […]

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Jon Ziegler to Present at I2SL Conference

Jon Ziegler II, PE, CxT, BESA, LEED AP has been selected to present at the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories conference held in Raleigh, North Carolina on October 14-17, 2018 .  Jon will be presenting on Conveying Engineering Energy Solutions to a Range of Stakeholders. The presentation will explore effective and innovative ways to communicate […]

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John Jolly Appointed to Outdoor Lighting Code Committee

We are happy to announce that John Jolly has been appointed to the Outdoor Lighting Code Committee by the City of Tucson Mayor and Council. John’s role will include addressing Code concerns and attending quarterly meetings. The purpose of the code is to preserve the relationship of the residents of the City of Tucson and Pima County to their […]

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Summer Intern Joins Architecture Department

We would like to welcome Logan Matos to our team!  Logan is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture at the University of Arizona and is working with us this summer as an Intern. Fun Facts:  As a former left defenseman, Logan is still an avid ice hockey fan and is rooting for the Las […]

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PCC Tournament Supports Programs

GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. participated in the 27th Annual Pima Community College Golf Tournament at Sewailo Golf Club. GLHN golfers, Earl Clayton, Matthew Lomeli, Russ Combs and Fernando Lomeli were part of the 136 golfers helping the Facilities Support Program meet their goals.  The Facilities Support Program is the designated provider of funds for […]

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GLHN Holds Free CPR Class for Employee-Owners

GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. recently offered free CPR classes to all employee-owners.  Attending the class allows staff to assist their co-workers in the event CPR is needed during office hours.  However, it can also prepare them for unforeseen events, such as a loved one falling into a pool when he/she doesn’t know how to […]

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New Septic System in Arivaca

Pima County contacted GLHN to help with an interesting project in the small town of Arivaca, Arizona. The local community center is situated on 9 acres and has a meeting building, a playground, tennis courts, and a volunteer fire station.  The community center uses an onsite sewer septic system that is over 30 years old […]

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All Staff Retreat Sets Stage for the Future of GLHN

GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. recently held an All Staff Retreat at Lodge on the Desert in Tucson.  The retreat focused on the results of an employee survey prepared by the GLHN ESOP* Communication Committee that took the pulse of employee-owners and their feelings about the current state of the firm.  Leslie D. Porter, SPHR, […]

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Best Practice APPA Webinar Series presents Infrastructure Planning and Utility Roadmap

Henry Johnstone, President of GLHN Architects & Engineers and Christopher M. Kopach, Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management at The University of Arizona and APPA President, presented a webinar to higher learning institutions in the State of Washington. Titled “Infrastructure Planning and Utility Roadmap,”  the presentation outlined a process that can lead to continuous improvement for […]

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