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Bill Nelson to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

President Emeritus of GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc., Bill Nelson will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Boy Scouts of America at the 18th Annual Construction Industry’s Good Scout Awards Luncheon on April 27, 2017.  In association with the award, BizTucson has published an article highlighting some of Bill’s many accomplishments and […]

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GLHN’s Giant Teeter Totter Returns to Tucson Festival of Books

March 11-12, 2017 As part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to educating future engineers, GLHN once again brought their giant teeter totter to Science City at the Tucson Festival of Books.  Known as Mechanical Advantage, this educational program presents the basic fundamentals of engineering in a fun and engaging manner.  The teeter totter provides kids […]

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American Samoa

Based in the desert southwest, GLHN has delivered successful architectural and engineering solutions to healthcare clients from coast-to-coast and in locations as geographically and environmentally diverse as American Samoa, Hawaii, and Alaska. American Samoa is about half way between Hawaii and New Zealand, in the heart of Polynesia, right on the edge of the International […]

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ENR2 Goes Platinum, Receives Highest LEED Certification

The Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2) building at the University of Arizona has achieved LEED platinum certification, the highest possible certification and one of the most distinguished sustainability designations in the country. Building planning began in 2003 with richärd+bauer architecture serving as the design architect, GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. serving as Architect and […]

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WEBINAR: JOHNSTONE PRESENTS COMBINED HEAT AND POWER CASE STUDY

GLHN President, Henry Johnstone will participate in a joint U.S. DOE Southwest Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership (SW CHP TAP) and International District Energy Association webinar that will present the significant energy efficiency and power resilience opportunities that come with Combined Heat and Power (CHP) applications at colleges and universities. Download the flyer […]

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Two GLHN Projects Receive RED Awards

Two GLHN projects received 2016 RED Awards: the Northern Arizona University Science & Health Building was awarded Best Education Project and the Pima County Public Service Center (Courts) was recognized as Best Public Project. GLHN is Architect and Engineer of Record for the NAU project, richard + bauer is Design Architect. GLHN is Engineer of […]

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TEP Recognizes GLHN with BrightEE Award

GLHN was recognized by Tucson Electric Power (TEP) on March 3, 2016 as one of twelve recipients of the 2016 BrightEE Award. GLHN won the BrightEE in the Commercial Contractor category for incorporating TEP’s cost-effective energy efficiency (EE) programs into its designs. The firm helped customers save more than 2 million kilowatt hours (kWh) in […]

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Nick Krauja Receives ACHA Board Certificate

Nick Krauja ACHA

The American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) has announced that Nicholas C. Krauja, AIA has earned his Board Certificate in healthcare architecture. Krauja passed an accredited examination that assesses the knowledge and understanding of architects who practice as healthcare specialists. He joins more than 400 ACHA colleagues in the United States and Canada who have […]

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Scholarship Recipients Raise Awareness of Social Challenges

GLHN congratulates Cayenne Maxwell-Moyle, Laura Glaser, and Madeline Moeller, recipients of the 2015 Scott Eisenfeld Memorial Scholarship.  Scholarships are offered annually to family members of full-time GLHN employees to assist them in pursuing their post-high school educational goals.  Candidates submitted a completed application and video.  This year’s assignment was to create a mock public service […]

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RUSSELL COMBS JOINS GLHN PHOENIX TEAM

TUCSON, AZ (July 14, 2015)— Russell L. Combs has joined the Healthcare and Wellness Studio at GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. Combs will be based out of the firm’s office in downtown Phoenix. Combs has designed facilities for Banner Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, The Mayo Foundation, Yuma Regional Medical Center, and Methodist Hospital of […]

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GLHN Staff Tour Nearly Completed ENR2: See the Gallery!

GLHN architects guided firm staff on a tour of the nearly completed University of Arizona Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2) project on June 24, 2015.  The new 128,000 SF structure will complete construction this summer.  The design borrows from the iconic imagery of the desert and the evocative sequence of the desert slot canyon.  […]

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GLHN ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS, INC. ESTABLISHES PHOENIX OFFICE

NEW LOCATION TO SUPPORT HEALTHCARE/WELLNESS STUDIO, COMMISSIONING, AND TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING TUCSON, AZ (June 15, 2015) — GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. is proud to announce that it has established an office in Phoenix, Arizona at 3030 N. 3rd St, Suite 600. Initial operations at the Phoenix office will focus on project management, production, and business […]

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Expertise in Energy Engineering Goes International

GLHN has been selected by Tecnológico de Monterrey to participate in an on-going project to reduce energy consumption on its 31 campuses across Mexico.  GLHN will collaborate with campus master planners and other professional services firms to provide oversight of an on-going utility development plan and a perform a condition assessment of its current utility […]

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Billie Moyle Presented United Way All American Award

GLHN HR Coordinator, Billie Moyle, was given top honors at United Way’s Circle of Excellence Luncheon on May 14, 2015 at the DoubleTree Hotel Reid Park in Tucson. Ms. Moyle was recognized as one of the Top 25 Employee Campaign Leaders for the third year in a row, an outstanding accomplishment considering that there are […]

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Henry Johnstone Presents “The Water-Energy (and Air-Conditioning) Nexus”

GLHN President and Director of Mechanical Engineering, Henry Johnstone, PE, presented “The Water-Energy (and Air-Conditioning) Nexus” at several recent events.  The presentation traces the sources of water and energy to the Tucson/Southern Arizona Region and the relationship between water, electric energy, and air conditioning…issues critical to our life in the desert.  It responds to the current concern over the […]

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GLHN Completes Phase 1 of Tucson Convention Center Renovations, Begins Phase 2

GLHN recently completed the Tucson Convention Center Main Arena Upgrades project in collaboration with other local A/E/C consultants.  The $4.5 million project, funded by Rio Nuevo, modernized the facility and transformed the entry breezeway into a focal point and gathering space before entering the main arena for performances.  Upgrades included changes in surface colors, replacement of seats in the […]

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UA USGBC Arizona Student Chapter Tour

GLHN was pleased to give a tour of its LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) Gold Certified office building to the USGBC University of Arizona Student Chapter.  GLHN demonstrated to the students how LEED certification can be achieved for older buildings through effective physical and operational changes.  The GLHN office was the first LEED-EB certified building […]

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Employees Volunteer at HOPE Animal Shelter

GLHN donated architectural services for development of the new HOPE Animal Shelter site in Tucson.  When employees learned that the shelter needed additional hands to get their backyard ready for a new dog run, a small but mighty crew volunteered on April 3rd to help out.  Employees helped clear debris, trim trees, and clean up […]

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SHEPLEY BULFINCH AND GLHN AWARDED MAJOR BANNER HEALTH PROJECT IN TUCSON

TUCSON, AZ (March 12, 2015)— Banner Health has awarded the contract for the design of the new Banner – University Medical Center hospital in Tucson to Shepley Bulfinch architects of Phoenix, in association with GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. of Tucson. The 11-story tower is scheduled for completion in 2019 (rendered image by Shepley Bulfinch). […]

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