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GLHN official press releases

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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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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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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Spending for Utility Development Plan Pays Off

A Utility Development Plan (UDP) is a comprehensive and interactive long range planning process encompassing some or all campus utilities.  It is a living document with the purpose of establishing an effective method to identify, prioritize, and define projects and estimated costs for immediate and future needs.  Stage 1 of the process is Problem Definition […]

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GLHN Supports Tri-U Event

GLHN was invited to present at the Tri-University Facilities Meeting held February 7-8 in Tempe and hosted by Arizona State University. Mechanical Engineers Henry Johnstone, Davin Wang, and Jon Ziegler, along with Electrical Engineer Ted Moeller, shared information regarding the importance of developing a campus-wide Utility Development Plan (UDP). Their talk covered the purpose and […]

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Getting the Full Picture

GLHN thrives on embracing new technologies in the design industry. For example, we were one of the first local firms to implement BIM 3-D technology for the benefit of our clients. Our firm recently purchased a Matterport 360 degree camera that can scan and photograph any space. Particularly helpful during renovation projects, we use it […]

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Ready Set Smile! PCC Dental Clinic Opens

Pima Community College’s renovated Dental Clinic is up and running, providing low-cost dental hygiene services to adults and children of all ages during the fall and spring semesters. GLHN provided design services to the college to update and expand the clinic from 13 dental chairs to 23 while adding a comfortable waiting room that “looks […]

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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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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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Downtown Tucson EcoDistrict 2050 Wins Awards!

Over the spring of 2017, GLHN sponsored a semester long upper division studio at the University of Arizona College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA). Twelve students, with a variety of architectural, landscape and planning backgrounds took on the challenge of envisioning how downtown Tucson could evolve into a far more sustainable and resilient […]

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Science and Health Building Awarded LEED Gold

Completed in 2015, the Science and Health Building provides modern research space and science teaching facilities in a highly sustainable facility.  GLHN’s Joyce Kelly, LEED BD+C, led the certification process for the project team.  One fifth of SHB’s LEED Gold certification was based on water efficiency – a recognized high priority in Flagstaff and Northern […]

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2017 AESS Conference at The University of Arizona

Tiffany Gorrell represented GLHN at the AESS (Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences) Conference in Tucson, AZ. She manned a table in the Exhibitors area and spoke to attendees about the ENR2 building. The booth featured a banner designed by Cloriza Lomeli and a video showing the progress of the building from concept through construction. […]

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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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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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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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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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UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA SELECTS GLHN TEAM FOR MCCLELLAND HALL PROJECT

TUCSON, AZ (September 12, 2014) — The University of Arizona has selected the team of GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. and Gould Evans to design a $3 million addition to McClelland Hall for the Eller College Professional Development Center.  The selected team also includes Holben Martin & White, structural engineers of the original building, completed […]

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