Category Archives: FIRM CULTURE

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

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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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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GLHN Attends National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day

Brandon Wilson and Aimee Molleken represented GLHN with marketing materials at the National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day event at Pima Community College. The National Coalition of Certification Centers has been established to address the need for strong partnerships between industry and educational institutions.

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Mechanical Advantage Presentation at Craycroft Elementary School

GLHN presented the Mechanical Advantage teeter-totter for Mandy Mohr’s fourth grade class at Craycroft Elementary in Little Town.  Bill Koller organized the event with the help of Stanley Yellowhair and Matthew Lomeli.  All 4th grade classes were studying the dynamics of simple machines. Cloriza Lomeli, along with Fernando, Matthew Mohr, and their new baby Mataeus were […]

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Momentous Milestones – Celebrating 30 Years at GLHN

Henry Johnstone, President, recently honored two employees who reached 30 years of employment with GLHN. Angelique Sherman and Gilbert Alabado were recognized for their service to our company and personifying our commitment to helping others succeed. Angelique Sherman, Financial Administrator, celebrated 30 years with GLHN on September 4, 2014. Angelique leads our accounting office and […]

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GLHN’s 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast

GLHN Kicked-Off of its annual United Way campaign with the 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast. Proceeds from this event along with the funds raised during our campaign efforts will go to the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. A Huge Thank You to the GLHN ESOP Board of Trustees for Making Breakfast!

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Team GLHN Rocks!

This past Saturday, October 25th GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. participated in the United Way Days of Caring which is Southern Arizona’s single largest volunteer event.  This year we partnered with the Marana Community Food Bank to help them beautify their property and organize their storage unit.  We did everything from pull weeds, trim trees […]

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NEW VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES

A new video created by GLHN staff members showcases the firm’s capabilities in Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology.  The video highlights BIM use for the design of the Tucson Streetcar Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility, completed in 2013.  Mechanical Designer Nate Fullerton, Architectural Designer Dustin Diaz, and Operations Administrative Assistant Matthew Lomeli shot the footage […]

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Elementary School’s Multipurpose Room Gets a Make Over

A team of over a dozen GLHNers and their family members volunteered to paint Robison Magnet Elementary School’s Multipurpose Room on Saturday, August 16, 2014.  School Principal, Julie Laird, was amazed and thrilled by the turn out.  GLHN employees helped organize the painting efforts and procured the workforce and materials.  Since “adopting” the school, firm […]

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Green Globes Professional (GGP) Certification

Three GLHN employees are now GGP Certified. There are only 14 people in the entire state of Arizona who possess this certification. We’d like to say “Way to Go!” to the following: Jon M. Ziegler II, PE, CxT, BESA, LEED AP, GGP Joyce J. Kelly, CBCP, LEED BD+C, GGP Jerry Rasmussen, GGP

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Thank You From Craycroft 4th Graders

Along with GLHN’s participation in the Reading Seed program, we’ve also been lucky enough to be able to donate to the Craycroft Elementary School here in Tucson, for their purchase of new books for their students. A note from Craycroft Elementary teacher Mrs. Mandy Mohr: I am so fortunate and lucky to know such good […]

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