Posts Tagged: Sustainability

GHT Earns Multiple Awards at the NAIOP DC|MD 19th Annual Awards of Excellence

Arlington, VA (September 21, 2021) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm, received multiple awards at the NAIOP DC|MD 19th Annual Awards of Excellence on September 13, 2021. GHT is excited to share that five projects; four in Washington, DC, and one in Maryland, received […]

Bailey Estes Recognized by U.S. Green Building Council as Member of the Year

GHT Associate wins USGBC-NCR’s Volunteer Leadership Award   Arlington, VA (July 22, 2021) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering firm, announces that Associate Bailey Estes, EIT, LEED Green Associate received the U.S. Green Building Council-National Capital Region’s (USGBC-NCR) Volunteer Leadership Award – Member of the Year […]

Important Updates Regarding BEPS Implementation in Montgomery County

Montgomery County introduced BEPS legislation (Bill 16-21) during the May 4th County Council session. This legislation was proposed to mitigate emissions in new and existing commercial and multifamily buildings in response to the county’s 2017 declaration of a climate emergency. This landmark piece of legislation will also help the county accelerate its climate goals to […]

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 & […]

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. […]

GHT Limited Previews Changes Coming With WELL Version 2

International WELL Building Institute Releases WELL Version 2 Last week, the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) officially launched the pilot program for the WELL Version 2 Building Standard (V2). Since its inception in 2014, Version 1 has witnessed rapid growth and global support, with 892 registered projects from 34 countries to date. V2 seeks to […]

New AIA & GBCI Course Offerings from GHT Limited

Leading MEP Firm Adds Four New Course Offerings for AIA & GBCI Continuing Education Credits Arlington, VA (September 26, 2017) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC Metro Area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm, is proud to announce four new AIA and GBCI accredited continuing education courses for architectural, engineering, and construction […]

ASID DC Headquarters Earns WELL Platinum & LEED Platinum Certification

Arlington, VA (June 12, 2017) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm, is pleased to announce that our American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Headquarters project has achieved Platinum Level Certifications for both the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™) under WELL v1 and Leadership in Energy […]