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Training Center Renovation

GES provided the MEP & FP engineering and lighting design services for a new 40,000 sf training center and interconnected data center. The project included a FM200 clean agent fire suppression system, an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) system to provide clean power for mission sensitive workstations, and a new HVAC system. Digital lighting control systems and cove lighting for specialty areas were designed including the high secure presentation center, executive conference room and breakout conference rooms. Power riser diagrams, demand load calculations and lighting calculations were... 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

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

Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Global Engineering Solutions (GES) was awarded the renovation and expansion of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts as part of a multi-phased international design competition. Housed in an aging National Historic Landmark, the school is DC Public School’s crown jewel school for the arts. It will be transformed through a comprehensive modernization into a world-class, 600-student facility to match its renowned reputation. The project is slated for LEED Gold with the majority of the points coming from the mechanical systems. GES’ engineers designed a water source heat recovery variable... Continue Reading

Indefinite Delivery Contract

Under two separate civil/structural IDC contracts, GES is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering services. Task orders have included engineering design for a new facility at the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI), the renovation of the Ludwig Soccer & Track Field, renovation of the Denton Community Center Outdoor Living Center, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center exterior lighting, and multiple street lighting... Continue Reading

AARP Renovation

GES provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering services for the build-out of 25,000 sf of shell space across two floors. The innovation laboratory features open collaborative areas, flexible conferencing areas with removable walls, team rooms, an outdoor patio area, and cafe. Other spaces include office and administrative spaces with open work areas, and furniture... Continue Reading

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

GES provided MEP & FP engineering services within a SCIF building including the design of new lighting, power, HVAC and fire alarm systems for specialty areas including high secure presentation area, executive conference room and breakout conference... Continue Reading

NCI Headquarter Renovation

GES served as the prime contractor managing the architect and provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering design services to renovate an existing space on the at the National Cancer Institutes Headquarters.The existing space consisted mainly of cafeteria/dining areas and office space and was reconfigured into new lounges, office spaces, dining areas, and a seminar room. One of the challenges of this project was that it was split into 4 phases, so we had to coordinate our design to ensure that all areas of the space remained operable throughout the phasing... Continue Reading