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Washington Monument Visitor Screening Facility

After a three year closure for repairs, the monument, opened to the public in 2019 with a new Visitor Screening Facility. As part of a construction management team, GES provided commissioning services for the new $11 million facility for the National Park Service. GES optimized the facility’s geothermal heat pump heating and cooling system to ensure peak performance and occupant comfort in the facility. In addition, the team commissioned the facility’s fire alarm and lighting controls systems, before visitors could regain access to the world’s tallest free-standing stone... Continue Reading

St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena

The Entertainment and Sports Arena, a new LEED Silver,91,600 sf, 4,200-seat facility, is a multipurpose entertainment, sports, and cultural complex. Constructed on 4 acres of the historic St. Elizabeths East Campus, it serves as a practice/training facility for the Washington Wizards basketball team, an arena for the Washington Mystics and Washington GO- GO basketball team, and an entertainment/concert venue for community based events. GES was the Commissioning Agent for the project to provide services needed to achieve Enhanced Commissioning under LEED v4.   About Us: Global... Continue Reading

Construction Management Task Order Contract for USACE

Under a prime IDIQ contract, GES provided construction management services to installations throughout the Baltimore District. Services included scheduling, cost estimating, design and constructability reviews, quality assurance, value engineering, on-site project management, and inspection services. GES completed over ten tasks including CM support for the new $750 M New US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) Bio-Containment and Research Facility and the new $ 1.4 B  National Geospatial-Intelligence... 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

Johnson Middle School

Global Engineering Solutions (GES) has been working hand-in-hand with DC Public Schools/DC DGS on the renovation of Johnson Middle School.   Our work began as part of DCPS' Phased Modernization program, which addresses the needs of neglected and out of date schools in three phases to bring them up to 21st century educational standards.   The Phase 1 scope of work focuses on improvements to academic spaces (including improvements to lighting, technology and indoor air quality), corridors, bathrooms and the main entry way. The GES team was awarded the Phase 1 contract for Johnson Middle... Continue Reading

Eastern Operations Center ICC

GES provided design review and enhanced commissioning services for a two-story operations and maintenance facility. The project will consist of a 92,000 sf facility including a 20,065 sf police operations facility with a 1,350 sf detention facility, a 13,854 sf storage facility, a fuel depot, salt storage building and a gazebo. Project was designed LEED... Continue Reading

Links Foundation Headquarters

GES provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering and commissioning services for the adaptive reuse of two residential buildings for use as a headquarters office facility by The Links, Incorporated. The goal of the project was to create a state-of-the-art, energy efficient, sustainable facility that would support its mission of ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans by providing world class office and meeting facilities. This is the first LEED Gold facility for an African American... Continue Reading