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A View from the Trenches: TREND report article

Data-Driven Design Yields Measurable Result. Using green building rating programs can prove and substantiate environmental performance. Each of the leading programs (LEED, Energy Star and Green Globes) has its own benefits and drawbacks. It is important to understand their parameters to choose the approach that best fits your project’s goals and budget. GLHN's Joyce J. Kelly, R.A., CxA+BE, LEED BD+C, GGP, shares with TREND report her inside view of LEED,…

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M&V Underlies University Building’s Low Energy Use

The ENR2 building is centered around a five-story "canyon." Roof drainage spills down through open pipes to a collection system below the landscaped canyon floor, creating a vibrant visual and auditory experience when it rains. Article By: Henry Johnstone, P.E. GLHN President and ASHRAE Member. To read full article click on link at end of post. 2020 ASHRAE TECHNOLOGY AWARD CASE STUDIES The second Environmental and Natural Resources Building (ENR2)…

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Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center Grand Opening

The College of Pharmacy celebrated the grand opening of the new Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center on Friday, February 21, 2020. University of Arizona President Robert Robbins and Dean Rick Schnellmann welcomed the guests and thanked those that made the addition and renovation possible. Following the ribbon-cutting, attendees were able to tour the new spaces and speak with some of the researchers already working in the building. GLHN Architects & Engineers…

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GLHN Joins Green Building Initiative

GLHN has joined the Green Building Initiative. The GBI is responsible for the Green Globes program which is seen as an affordable alternative to LEED Certification. The firm has several Green Globes Professionals (GGP) and works with clients to determine which certification process best supports their Green Building goals.

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Kino South Sports Complex Open for Play

Pima County unveiled the new Kino Sports Park South Complex at a ribbon cutting and celebration held on January 15, 2020.  The new 167 acre expansion features 12 lighted natural grass fields for soccer, football, rugby, lacrosse and other sports and 20 pickle ball courts. A concession stand, ticket booth, and parking for 700 vehicles are also part of the new facility.  GLHN provided mechanical and plumbing design, electrical systems…

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Architectural and Engineering Building Design for 2020

Now that we are well into January, we here at GLHN look at our strengths and direction for an exciting 2020. As a building design, 100% employee owned team, we look forward to delivering creative architecture and engineering design solutions for the next year and beyond. We take great pride in our purpose; to bring order to chaos by designing seamlessly supportive environments. Our work style is similar to a…

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