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GLHN Architects and Engineers Inc. in Tucson and Phoenix involvement in professional organizations

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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APPA to Form Arizona State Chapter

APPA, the International Association for Facilities Professionals, has recognized the need to bring its educational sessions, training and networking opportunities to the local level.  Chris Kopach, APPA President, is spearheading the formation of a new Arizona branch.  “One of my goals as APPA President is harnessing and transferring the knowledge of our senior leaders.  Facilities […]

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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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RMA Sponsorship

In September, the APPA Rocky Mountain Annual Conference returned to the Snow King Resort in Jackson Hole for the first time since 1997.  That year, GLHN helped launch the integrated Institutional and Business Partner format which has successfully supported the event for over twenty years.  As we return in 2017, GLHN brings the support of […]

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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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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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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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Richard Bergsma Receives 2014 Marketing Award Through SAAEMA!

On Tuesday, December 16, Richard Bergsma was presented with the illustrious SAAEMA Marketing Professional of the Year Award. Presented at the SAAEMA Awards Program, this award honors the Marketing Professionals in the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Industry in Southern Arizona. Congratulations to Richard Bergsma for a job well done!

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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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Cloriza Lomeli and GLHN Recognized by APPA at National Conference

GLHN Associate Director of Business Development, Cloriza Lomeli, received the President’s Unsung Hero Award at the 2013 APPA National Conference held in Minneapolis. The award recognizes Ms. Lomeli for her “loyal dedication and commitment to APPA and the educational facilities profession”. Mary Vosevich, the current APPA President and Director of the Physical Plant Department at […]

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Cloriza Lomeli Becomes A Qualified APPA Supervisor’s Toolkit Trainer

GLHN Associate Director of Business Development, Cloriza Lomeli, is now a Qualified Trainer and is authorized to deliver the APPA Supervisor’s Toolkit to facilities professionals throughout the United States and Canada.  The Supervisor’s Toolkit provides guidelines to higher educational facilities officers for developing a systematic approach toward organizing, managing, motivating, and meeting customer expectations.  The […]

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GLHN Presents RMA Webinar: Campus Utility System Preparedness Planning

GLHN facilitated a webinar on February 28, 2012 for Rocky Mountain APPA (RMA) entitled Campus Utility System Preparedness Planning in collaboration with the University of Arizona and 2013 RMA president Chris Kopach.  Henry Johnstone, PE, Ted Moeller, PE, and John McGann, PE (GLHN Directors of Mechanical, Electrical, and Civil Engineering, respectively) led the one-hour webinar […]

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GLHN Sponsors UA Engineering Students at Engineers Week Banquet

GLHN hosted professors and students from the University of Arizona College of Engineering at the Engineers Week Banquet held February 19, 2013 in Tucson. The Banquet honored Mike Schmidt (photo center), General STEM Educator at University High School, as Educator of the Year. At the GLHN tables were several of Mr. Schmidt’s former students, all […]

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