Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School

As part of our Third Party Commissioning contract with DGS, GES was tasked to commission the new HVAC system in Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School. The commissioning was done in accordance with ACG and NEBB standards.... Continue Reading

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

Headquarters Building

GES provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering services for the design of a new, 13-story, building consisting of 370,850 sf of office space, 3,500 sf of retail, a police station, clinic and fitness center. During the pre-design phase, GES worked with the design team to identify opportunities for energy optimization. Using a “shoebox” energy model and a first-cost analysis, GES evaluated multiple HVAC systems including VAV air handling unit systems with air scrubbers, dedicated outdoor air systems (DOAS) with variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems, and... Continue Reading

Children’s National Medical Center Master Service Agreement

Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC or Children’s National) has embarked on major facility upgrades, both clinical and research enterprise expansion, and will continue this trend over the next five to ten years. One of Children’s National strategic approaches is the improve the current state of the main hospital facility located in Washington, DC and its 40+ off-site facilities. Children’s National has engaged the services from GES to provide engineering services under a three-year Master Service Agreement. GES is working closely with CNMC Facilities/Engineering and Construction... Continue Reading

On Call Miscellaneous A/E Support for Headquarters Facilities, Department of Energy

Through a term contract, GES provided an array of MEP & FP engineering services for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) headquarters facilities in Washington, DC and Germantown, Maryland, totaling more than 2.2 million square feet combined. Representative task included: developing Programs of Requirements for National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), arc flash studies, preventative maintenance studies, lobby and roof terrace renovations, and COVID response support services, among... Continue Reading

Headquarters Renovation

GES provided MEP & FP engineering for the renovation of 66,000 sf in the Capital One's headquarters in McLean, VA. Design features were incorporated to create unique building identities, including creating open elements, central meeting places, and various collaboration, social, and focus... Continue Reading

Trigg Hall Vivarium Renovation

GES provided MEP & FP engineering design, as well as commissioning services, for the renovation of a deteriorated vivarium and laboratory into an ABSL-2 small animal vivarium. The existing laboratory, was conditioned via a water source heat pump system with the fluid cooler located on grade, and two adjacent rooms were served by a dedicated split DX heat pump system. Due to the space constraints, the factory fabricated packaged rooftop unit (RTU) was designed to be located on grade with two exhaust fans and electric duct heaters. The RTU was designed with one bank of 30% efficient... 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

RFK Multipurpose Fields

As the first phase of the $500M plan to redevelop the 190 acre RFK Stadium campus, the 27 acre Parking Lot 7 was transformed into a new community activity center. This project included three synthetic turf fields, a 6,000 SF Events Pavilion, two 600 sf maintenance buildings, and a 1,275 sf restroom facility. GES provided mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering as part of a design-build team. The mechanical scope of work was related to the conditioning and ventilation of the new restroom building. Plumbing engineering was provided for the restroom building, as well as the... 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... Continue Reading