Brandywine Senior Living at Potomac

GES provided MEP&FP engineering for the design of a new 130,000 sf, 120-unit senior living center consisting of three stories above grade and a below grade parking garage.  Amenities include a common full-service dining room, parlor, music room, bistro, pub, theater, lounges, multi-purpose space and a variety of unit types and sizes for specialized care and service options. Core amenities areas, and the interior Terrace Level spaces will be served by a variable refrigerant volume (VRV) system with dedicated outdoor air supply (DOAS) unit.  VRV systems are comprised of multiple... Continue Reading

ACRF Transfusion Medicine Mechanical Upgrades, Building 10

Global Engineering Solutions (GES) is providing design and construction phase services for the replacement of the mechanical equipment serving the Department of Transfusion in the NIH Clinical Center.  The department provides clinical services to support patients in need of blood component therapy, cellular therapy, therapeutic apheresis, and specialized diagnostics. The equipment consists of three air handling units, three return fans, two heat exchangers, a glycol feeder, two pre-heat pumps and reheat pumps, a condensate receiver, a flash tank, a steam pressure reducing station, five... Continue Reading

POR and BIM Development for Buildings 1, 8 and 21

As part of a task order contract Global Engineering Solutions provided separate "Requirement Documents" packages for Buildings 1, 8, and 21 for a total of three (3) separate and independent packages for repair and upgrade of existing electrical systems in each of these buildings. The main intent of the contract was for GES to provide an As-Built A/E set of documents for each building.  The development of the Building Model required a complete team of professionals with experience in converting existing structures and facilities into BIM, and verification and converting of field... Continue Reading

A/E IDIQ Contract for NIH

Global Engineering Solutions (GES) has been providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering services to NIH under a variety of contract arrangements, completing nearly 150 tasks. GES has provided a wide variety of architecture and engineering services for the construction, renovation and repair of healthcare facilities, laboratories, animal care facilities, offices, and infrastructure. A sampling of task orders to date have included: Pre-Design Study for New Fuel Tanks, Building 11: GES was responsible for the development of a study to expand the back-up heating... Continue Reading

Roosevelt High School Renovation

Global Engineering Solutions (GES) provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering services for the complete renovation/modernization of an historic school. The school houses a traditional 9th-12th grade high school program as well as part-time evening students.  Beyond the typical high school academic and athletic requirements, the design also accommodates Roosevelt’s specialized programs which address the needs of its diverse demographics including: Culinary Arts; Green Curriculum (greenhouse and gardens); Daycare Center; JROTC; behavioral, autistic and ESL... Continue Reading

Henderson – Hopkins School

GES  provided MEP & FP engineering services for a new Kindergarten through 8th grade, 103,000 sf Public School and 30,000 sf Family Support Center. The new school plays a big role in the single largest redevelopment project in Baltimore's new $1.8 billion East Side. The school supports 540 students and the Family Support center houses Early Learning programming for about 200 children from infancy to age 5 along with classrooms for adult learning programs and support space for counseling and administration. The MEP & FP systems were designed in REVIT and to the Baltimore Green... Continue Reading

Physical Sciences Complex Phase 1

GES in conjunction with HDR provided the design of the MEP systems for the new LEED Gold Physical Sciences Complex (PSC). The PSC is a three phased project which will create a flexible state-of-the-art laboratory/office/classroom facility that will house the Department of Physics, the Department of Astronomy and the Institute for Physical Sciences and Technology (IPST). Phase I consists of a new facility adjacent to the existing Computer Space Science (CSS) Building and will house specialized laboratory spaces designed to meet strict criteria for vibration sensitive and electromagnetic... Continue Reading

Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education Building

GES provided plumbing engineering services for the design of a $116 M, 229,827 gsf building to house academic programs in medicine, dentistry, mechanical engineering, biotechnology, biological sciences, electrical engineering, environmental science and technology and associated... Continue Reading

Parking Garage Expansion

GES provided MEP & FP engineering as a prime contractor for the 138,000 sf expansion of an existing 3-story garage to provide for an additional 269 spaces. This expansion is due to the loss of parking for the construction of the Fisher House and a domiciliary building. The project was designed using Building Information Modeling (BIM) software via... Continue Reading