Posts Tagged: Sustainable Design

Changes Coming to DC Green and Energy Codes

District of Columbia’s Proposed Green and Energy Codes Now Available for Review Joint Informational Session to be Hosted on November 5, 2018 UPDATED: October 15, 2018 at 2:56PM The District of Columbia’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has released the proposed Construction Code updates – this includes significant changes to the Green and […]

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 […]

GHT Limited Recognized at 2017 Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards

Firm Earns Recognition for Multiple Projects  Arlington, VA (November 17, 2017) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm, received recognition on multiple awards in various categories at the 2017 Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards ceremony last night. This awards event recognizes and celebrates significant […]

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 […]

GHT Limited Wins Multiple USGBC-NCR Awards

Firm Sweeps 2017 Community Leadership Awards Arlington, VA (August 1, 2017) – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering consulting firm, received multiple awards for outstanding achievements at U.S. Green Building Council-National Capital Region’s (USGBC-NCR) 16th Annual A Midsummer Night’s Green event on July 20, 2017.  Highlighted more […]

Notes from the 2017 Montgomery County Energy Summit

This year’s Montgomery County Energy Summit, co-hosted by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and USGBC National Capital Region, provided a comprehensive look at the current state of green building in Montgomery County. There was an equal emphasis on the latest trends that increase efficiency and the economic/legislative developments that impact decision making. Below, […]

Energy Modeling to Predict Future Operational Expenses

Energy modeling, whether completed during design or post occupancy, can deliver a realistic snapshot of energy consumption in your property. GHT encourages developers and tenants alike to invest in energy modeling during the design phase. When utilized properly, the energy model can serve as a powerful tool, allowing the team to make better informed decisions relating […]

2017 Washington Building Congress (WBC) Craftsmanship Award Winners Include Three GHT Projects

March 7, 2017 – GHT Limited (GHT), a leading DC metro area mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering firm, is pleased to announce that three of its projects were recognized in the 2017 Washington Building Congress (WBC) Craftsmanship Awards for design excellence. These awards bring public recognition to exceptional workmanship and individual effort of those […]

LEED v4 Penalizes Some ENERGY STAR Scores, Rewards Others

When LEED v4 takes effect on November 1, 2016, the minimum ENERGY STAR score for eligible buildings to fulfill the Energy + Atmosphere prerequisite for Minimum Energy Performance under LEED O+M: EB will increase from 69 to 75. This affects all applications, but has particular significance for buildings with an existing LEED O+M: EB certification. […]

Earn AIA and GBCI Credits at GHT Educational Sessions

GHT offers six presentations that deliver AIA and GBCI continuing education credits: MEP Trends | Codes & Certification Programs: 1 AIA Learning Unit Implementing Controls in High Performance Commercial Interiors: 1 AIA Learning Unit Changes to the DC Construction Codes: Energy Conservation and Green Construction Codes: 1 AIA Learning Unit and 1 GBCI CE Hour […]

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