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ASHRAE Illinois Honors Two G/BA Projects for Engineering Excellence

December 11

ASHRAE Illinois Honors Two G/BA Projects for Engineering Excellence

G/BA's work at a commercial property and numerous hospital campuses was recently honored with the 2017 Excellence in Engineering Award by the Illinois Chapter of ASHRAE.

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Windy City I2SL Plans Holiday Mixer and Labs Short Course

November 15

Windy City I2SL Plans Holiday Mixer and Labs Short Course

The Windy City Chapter of the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) invites colleagues to two special events: a Holiday Happy Hour on Nov. 28 and the I2SL High-Performance, Low-Energy Laboratory Design Short Course on Dec. 15.

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G/BA Staff Raises Awareness and Funds for Men’s Health

November 9

G/BA Staff Raises Awareness and Funds for Men’s Health

Throughout November, Grumman/Butkus Associates is proudly participating in the Movember Foundation’s annual Movember campaign.

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Jeff Conner Receives BCxA President’s Award

November 3

Jeff Conner Receives BCxA President’s Award

Jeff Conner, P.E., LEED AP, CCP, has been honored by the Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) with its President's Award.

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Honoring Jack Cooper for Two Decades of Guidance

October 23

Honoring Jack Cooper for Two Decades of Guidance

John G. “Jack” Cooper recently retired from G/BA’s Advisory Board after 21 years of service. His contribution to the firm was honored during a recent Advisory Board meeting.

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Evanston businesses join to support Harvey relief

September 5

Evanston businesses join to support Harvey relief

Grumman/Butkus Associates is working with a group of local businesses to sponsor four fundraising events in September, collectively entitled "Hurricane Harvey: Give for the Gulf."

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Join Windy City I2SL for Sept. 21 Educational Event on Specialty Lab Design

August 25

Join Windy City I2SL for Sept. 21 Educational Event on Specialty Lab Design

As part of a periodic series of events focused on more sustainable lab design, engineering, and operations, the Windy City Chapter of the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories will host a presentation at the University of Illinois-Chicago on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

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G/BA Recognized as Bicycle Friendly Business

August 21

G/BA Recognized as Bicycle Friendly Business

Grumman/Butkus Associates is now a League of American Bicyclists recognized Silver Bicycle Friendly Business.

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G/BA Announces Five Staff Promotions

July 19

G/BA Announces Five Staff Promotions

Five staff members were promoted to new positions during Grumman/Butkus Associates' semi-annual meeting in July.

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New Rules for Reducing Legionella Risk

July 11

New Rules for Reducing Legionella Risk

Legionella, the bacterium that causes serious illnesses including Legionnaire’s Disease, thrives in contaminated water. New federal rules have focused attention on prevention.

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ASHRAE Honors Three G/BA Projects with the Region VI Technology Award

June 26

ASHRAE Honors Three G/BA Projects with the Region VI Technology Award

G/BA's work at a hospital, commercial property, and university lab was recently honored with the ASHRAE - Region VI Technology Award. The first place projects include: 222 S. Riverside Plaza in the Commercial Buildings – EBCx category; Elmhurst Memorial Hospital in the Health Care Facilities – EBCx category; and University of Chicago - The Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery in the Educational Buildings – EBCx category.

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G/BA Evanston to host ‘Big Data and the Sustainable Lab’ on June 26

June 7

G/BA Evanston to host ‘Big Data and the Sustainable Lab’ on June 26

Leaders in the design, engineering, and commissioning field will explore the promise of data analytics for creating high-performance labs in a Windy City I2SL educational event to be held Monday, June 26, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

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Loaner Bike Encourages Pedaling to Meetings

May 22

Loaner Bike Encourages Pedaling to Meetings

Bike-commuting systems, such as Chicago's DIVVY system, are prompting more people to use two-wheeled transportation —even if they don’t have their own bikes handy. Echoing this popular trend, G/BA Evanston has purchased its first loaner bike to help staff handle nearby travel in a healthy, sustainable, and enjoyable way. 

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G/BA Expands Services to the Orlando Region

April 18

G/BA Expands Services to the Orlando Region

G/BA has opened a Florida office in the Orlando area. Under the leadership of Jeffrey K. Conner, P.E., ASHRAE Life Member, LEED AP, CCP, BCxP, the office provides commissioning, retro-commissioning, and energy management services.

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G/BA’s Latest Sustainability Report Released

March 13

G/BA’s Latest Sustainability Report Released

Grumman/Butkus continues documenting its efforts to "walk the walk" of sustainability with the release of its annual Sustainability Report.

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Join Windy City I2SL for March 30 Educational Event on Optimizing Lab Exhaust

February 28

Join Windy City I2SL for March 30 Educational Event on Optimizing Lab Exhaust

As part of a periodic series of events focused on more sustainable lab design, engineering, and operations, the Windy City Chapter of the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories will host a presentation at the University of Illinois-Chicago on Thursday, March 30.

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