Raymond Elementary School

GES provided MEP & FP engineering services for the renovation and addition of an existing historic elementary school. The fully modernized 85,000 sf school addresses capacity issues, added a gymnasium, and utilized the protected courtyard for outdoor play and learning on an extremely tight urban site. The school was designed to Net-Zero and WELL certification, and it is one of the first k-12 schools to achieve such a rating while maintaining the 1923 and 1928 historic buildings. The design is utilizing a number of energy efficiency measure to reduce the overall amount of energy... Continue Reading

Maury Elementary School Modernization

GES provided MEP & FP engineering services for the renovation and addition to the Maury Elementary School. The original building was built in 1886 with an addition and ground-level causeway constructed in 1961. The project included a new addition to house a new kitchen and servery as well as additional classroom space, and an upgrade of the HVAC system in the 1960’s addition. Particular attention was paid to maintaining and preserving historic elements of the building. The new HVAC system includes a Heat Recovery Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Air-Cooled System, which utilizes... Continue Reading

Kramer Middle School

Global Engineering Solutions (GES) provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering for the renovation of the 154,000 sf middle school to transform the school into a 21st  century high performance educational facility. The school has recently achieved LEED Platinum. To help optimize energy performance, the HVAC system utilizes a heat recovery variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system with a dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS) makeup air unit for all academic and administrative areas. The DOAS units are equipped with an energy recovery wheels and outdoor air... Continue Reading

Capitol View Library

GES provided MEP & FP engineering for the renovation of Capitol View Library. To achieve LEED Gold certification the mechanical and electrical systems were completely upgraded. The new mechanical system has a new chiller, cooling tower, condensing boilers, pumps, unit heaters, exhaust fans and automated building control system. The electrical system was replaced with a new 1200A, 120/208V, 3 phase, 4 wire system including new distribution panels and equipment. A new LED lighting system was installed throughout the building to meet current energy codes and LEED requirements, and the system... Continue Reading

Ketcham Elementary School

GES provided MEP & FP engineering services for the renovation of an 88,300 sf historic elementary school to bring it up to current educational standards.   The first phase focused on modernizing classrooms, bathrooms, corridors and the main entry lobby. The project was designed to LEED® Silver standards. Images: © Jeffrey... Continue Reading

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

AOL Headquarters Training Center

GES as part of a comprehensive architecture/engineering team provided MEP & FP engineering services for a 15,000 sf renovation including computer training rooms, conference and break out rooms, technical labs with secure support areas, workrooms and administrative space. Renovation included upgrades to the security system, design of energy efficient lighting systems and new HVAC... Continue Reading

Multiple IDIQ Contracts

Under multiple IDIQ contracts GES has been providing MEP & FP engineering services for the evaluation, renovation, modification, replacement and upgrade of health care, laboratory, administrative facilities and infrastructure. To date GES has performed 20... Continue Reading

A/E IDIQ Contract for USDA-ARS

GES was the prime contractor on an indefinite quantity contract to provide engineering/architectural services to support major facility renovation projects, repair and maintenance, alteration and/or new construction projects for research laboratory facilities and area support facilities in the Maryland and Washington, DC area. Tasks included HVAC studies, Fire Protection Upgrades and... Continue Reading

A/E IDIQ Contract for NRL

GES served as a prime contractor providing project management, MEP & FP services for the evaluation, renovation, modification, replacement, and upgrade of laboratories, industrial warehouses, and office facilities. GES has completed over 30 tasks including the replacement of air handling units at a nanoscience building, correction of condensation leaks, replacement of condenser water piping, and renovation of HVAC... Continue Reading