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 Engineering studio.

By offering fire protection engineering and life safety systems consulting to its clients in addition to traditional MEP engineering services, GHT will further its service offerings  to commercial, mission critical, institutional and residential clients across DC, Maryland and Virginia. J.D. Martin, who served as Senior Fire Protection Engineer to Arlington County government for more than 30 years, will lead this effort for the 100+ employee firm as Senior Fire Protection Engineer.

“Under J.D.’s leadership, GHT will be able to provide innovative fire protection engineering and advanced life safety systems consulting and design services to our valued clients – further cementing our firm’s position as a comprehensive design solution for the region’s most innovative projects, whether new or existing,” said President Paul O’Brien.

An award-winning MEP consulting firm with over five decades’ experience delivering value for Mid-Atlantic clients, GHT Limited will now provide building and fire code consulting, fire alarm systems design, and fire suppression systems design for new and existing commercial office buildings, multi-family residences and institutional/government buildings. J.D. Martin joins GHT Limited after serving more than 30 years as Arlington County Government’s Senior Fire Protection Engineer. Mr. Martin has reviewed fire protection systems design for thousands of projects in the DC Metro Area and brings unrivaled expertise in the fields of code compliance, fire suppression systems design and fire protection engineering.


About GHT Limited

GHT provides innovative mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering solutions for the built environment. Our approach integrates proven techniques with the latest technologies and sustainable design practices. In addition to MEP design and commissioning for base building systems and interiors, GHT offers operations and energy services that enhance building performance and real estate advisory services that inform investment decisions. For more than 50 years, GHT has helped improve efficiency and value for commercial, institutional, and government real estate in the Washington, DC region.  |  |



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