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ICYMI: Takeaways from Greenbuild 2019

Important Sustainability Trends in the Built Environment  GHT’s own Meghan McAvoy, Sustainable Programs Manager and Brad McNiff, Principal, recently attended a series of educational sessions focused on the betterment of building design at Greenbuild 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s theme was A New Living Standard and there was a renewed focus on health & […]

GHT Limited Projects Recognized at 2020 WBC Craftsmanship Awards

Firm Earns Multiple Awards in Various Project Categories   Arlington, VA (January 16, 2020) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm, had projects that received multiple awards in various categories at the 2020 Washington Business Congress (WBC) Craftsmanship Awards. These awards, selected on January 9, […]

DC BEPS is Coming! 4 Things You Need to Know

What You Should Know about DC’s Latest Energy Legislation (Download the PDF timeline here!) What is BEPS? BEPS stands for the District’s Building Energy Performance Standards – and it’s a key component towards achieving the aggressive sustainability goals set forth by the District to become the healthiest, greenest, most livable city for all residents by […]

Three GHT Employees Earn Accredited Professional™ (WELL AP™)

GHT Celebrates Multiple Staff Members to Earning the WELL AP Credential Arlington, VA (September 10, 2019) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm announces that Principal, Jim White, PE, LEED AP, WELL AP , Sustainable Programs Manager, Meghan McAvoy, LEED AP, WELL AP, and OES Representative, […]

GHT Limited Projects Recognized at 2019 IIDA Premiere Design Awards

HKS Architects Earns Pinnacle Award for Bell Helicopter Project   Arlington, VA (May 14, 2019) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm, had projects receive multiple awards in various categories, including the Pinnacle Award, honoring the best overall design at the 2019 International Interior Design […]

Notes from 2019 Montgomery County Energy Summit

Focusing on the Here and Now This year’s Montgomery County Energy Summit, hosted jointly by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and USGBC National Capital Region (USGBC-NCR)’s Montgomery County Committee, enjoyed record attendance with more than 315 members of the green building community. Hosted at the Silver Spring Veteran’s Civic Center on Wednesday, […]

GHT Expands Service Offerings Through Creation of Fire Protection Engineering Studio

Former Arlington County Senior Fire Protection Engineer J.D. Martin Joins Firm, Launches New Studio Arlington, VA (April 3, 2019) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm is pleased to announce the strategic expansion of services for its clients through the creation of its Fire Protection […]

GHT Expands Senior Leadership; James Hansen Named Senior Principal

Leading DC Metro Area MEP Firm Focuses on Creative Design and Sustainability  Arlington, VA (February 11, 2019) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of James Hansen, PE, BEMP, LEED AP to Senior Principal. Since joining the firm twenty […]

GHT Limited Recognized at 2019 WBC Craftsmanship Awards

Firm Earns Multiple Awards in Various Project Categories   Arlington, VA (January 28, 2019) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm, received multiple awards in various categories at the 2019 Washington Business Congress (WBC) Craftsmanship Awards. These awards, selected on January 17, 2019, bring public […]

LEED v4.1 Brings Big Changes

USGBC has released the drafts for the LEED v4.1 BD+C and ID+C  rating systems. The v4.1 rating system evolves v4 to enable greater implementation and increased focus on performance. LEED v4 was released in 2013 but has not seen much adoption in the market; fewer than 800 commercial projects have certified under the rating system. […]

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