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Sacha Kessler, Architectural Designer, Associate Director AIA Southern Arizona

I asked Sacha how she become interested in AIA?  This is what she shared . . . I initially got involved with AIA through their student organization, AIAS (American Institute of Architecture Students). I was involved in the AIAS – Arizona chapter for 3 years; my first year I was a general member and wanted to see what opportunities the organization would provide. During that time, I went to the…

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Donna Mertes Civil Engineering Department Manager

Donna Mertes Employee Owner of the Year

Donna Mertes, PE, Civil Engineering Department Manager, is our 2020 GLHN’s Employee Owner of the Year. Each year GLHN recognizes an employee-owner who demonstrates our corporate values. Selected by her fellow employee-owners; Donna represents GLHN’s motto of “Our Success Comes from Helping Others Succeed”.  Her attitude, efforts and daily practices promote the collaboration of our integrated architectural engineering team, directly impacting our bottom line.   Donna is a great ambassador…

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GLHN is in the Community!

GLHN Partners with the Food Bank Helping our neighbors has been the focus over the last 9 months.  If you have watched the local news you have seen the overwhelming need - long lines of cars filled with Arizonans who need help feeding their families.  We are honored to take action and help address the huge need.  This year we have raised $5,916 for a total of 41,412 meals and…

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Thermoplastic Piping Applications for Utility Distribution Systems– Part 2

Thermoplastic Piping Applications for Utility Distribution Systems– Part 2 Authored by John C. McGann, PE | GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. In the first part of this series a discussion was presented focused on the use thermoplastic piping systems in buildings.  Review and discuss with us the use of thermoplastic piping in site distribution system, with specific emphasis on HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) and PE-RT (Polypropylene of Raised Temperature resistance)…

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All About Safety: UV-C Hazards and Risks

All About Safety:  UV-C Hazards and Risks Ye Zhang, PE, WELL AP; Joyce Kelly, RA, WELL AP, GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. One hundred years of increasingly effective germicidal UV light irradiance has helped mitigate infectious transmission within buildings. Our last paper, “The Ins & Outs of UV-C Germicidal Irradiation” examined how UV-C breaks down the RNA of viruses like Covid-19 in a range of applications including HVAC systems and…

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