Category Archives: FIRM CULTURE

Firm Culture at GLHN Architects and Engineers Inc. in Tucson and Phoenix. Includes GLHN events, activities, and community involvement.

GLHN Supports Community Diaper Bank

This year our GLHN family collected enough diapers to cover over 1,000 bottoms and donated them to the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona. The diaper need in Southern Arizona is roughly 2 million diapers annually. In addition to diapers of all sizes, the organization also accepts cash donations. For every dollar donated, they are able […]

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GLHN Welcomes New Architect

GLHN is pleased to announce the addition of Sharon Lew to our expanding Architecture Department.  Sharon is an award-winning architect with a diverse international background. As an Architect Assistant at Taoho Design, she was part of the team that won the Hong Kong Institute of Architects Award of Merit.  Sharon also traveled to Kenya to […]

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GLHN Presents at Lunch + LEED

A team of GLHN sustainability experts presented at the U.S. Green Building Council AZ Lunch + LEED program held at the Environment and Natural Resources 2 building on the UA campus.  Henry Johnstone, PE, Stanley Yellowhair, LEED-AP, BESA, and Joyce Kelly, LEED BD+C discussed the LEED Platinum building as a case study for sustainability.  The […]

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Holiday Kid’s Party Fun for All Ages

On Saturday, December 16th, GLHN’s special projects meeting room was transformed into Santa’s Bakeshop during a holiday children’s party.  Young and old alike enjoyed decorating cookies with rich icing and candied sprinkles.  After covering themselves in frosting, many of the guests chose to build their own ornaments from kits provided by their hosts.  Those with […]

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SHRM Award

Rob Lamb, COO and Billie Moyle, HR Coordinator had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Celebrating Innovation in the Workplace Awards on November 14th at the beautiful Westward Look Resort.  The Society for Human Resource Management of Greater Tucson (SHRM-GT) is the leading voice of the human resources profession in Southern Arizona and hosts this […]

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Did you know October is ESOP Month?

As a 100% Employee Owned firm, GLHN was eager to participate in ESOP Month this October.  An ESOP is an employee benefit plan which makes the employees of a company owners of stock in that company. The GLHN ESOP Communication Committee led the firm in celebrating the tremendous spirit of employee ownership.  To kick things […]

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Open House 2017 a Success!

The GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. 2017 Annual Open House is in the books.  Thank you everyone for making Open House 2017 a huge success.  It takes a village to assemble an event for 300 guests.  Matthew Lomeli and Bill Koller organized and arranged all the food and beverages.  Carolee McNeill and Tiffany Gorrell’s staff […]

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Smoke Masters Serve up Delicious Meal at Tri-University Symposium

Attendees of the Tri-University Best Practices Symposium held at Northern Arizona University were treated to a special meal prepared by Bill Koller of GLHN and Jason Vincent, owner of Omega Tool and Mold.  Bill brought his custom smoker to Thorpe Park, and after a minor debate with the Flagstaff Parks and Recreation Department, smoking began […]

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Summer Interns Working through the Fall

Every year GLHN enlists the help of summer interns, many of which are University of Arizona students.  Our interns work on every aspect of architecture and engineering from preparing basic calculations for studies; assisting in the preparation of construction documents, details, schedules, or reports; and using the latest 3d scanning technology out in the field.  […]

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Build Business Conference 2017

GLHN Marketing Coordinator, Tiffany Gorrell, recently attended the SMPS Build Business Conference in Indianapolis.  Build Business is the premier business development, marketing and management conference for the A/E/C industry.  In addition to presentations, the conference featured Digital Skills Labs, Mind Exchange Roundtables, and short-form Max Sessions designed to inspire.  “The great thing about Build Business […]

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GLHN Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 GLHN Scholarship in Memory of Scott Eisenfeld. Each year GLHN awards three scholarships to family members of our employees who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to our community. And the winners are: Bernadette Lamb, sponsored by Chief Operating Officer, Rob Lamb. Bernadette is attending […]

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Staff Attends 27th Annual Camporee

Camporee: A Scout term for camping and common activities. A GLHN term for company fun in the pines! Camporee is held each summer at Whitetail Camp on Mt. Lemmon. In an annual pilgrimage to get out of the heat, GLHN’ers load up their cars, trucks, and vans and head to milepost 20.5 on the Mt. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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