G/BA News

Meet Our Summer 2015 Interns

June 18

Meet Our Summer 2015 Interns

Grumman/Butkus Associates is pleased to introduce five talented interns who are working in two of our offices this summer. Shown L to R in the photo are Evanston interns David Vieth, Ilise Rosen, Megan Geyer, and Alex Sir.

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Fume Hood Group Releases Consensus Statement

May 12

Fume Hood Group Releases Consensus Statement

The University of California Center for Laboratory Safety has published a series of Consensus Statements on fume hood safety, based on a 2013 summit and subsequent discussions by experts in the field.

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Part 2 Results of 2014 Hospital Energy+Water Survey Examines Water Use, Carbon Footprint

March 13

Part 2 Results of 2014 Hospital Energy+Water Survey Examines Water Use, Carbon Footprint

Grumman/Butkus Associates has released Part 2 of the results of its 2014 Hospital Energy and Water Benchmarking Survey, focusing on water/sewer costs, carbon footprint, and costs-per-bed. To download this report, click here.

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Part 1 Results of 2014 Hospital Energy + Water Survey Released

March 6

Part 1 Results of 2014 Hospital Energy + Water Survey Released

Grumman/Butkus Associates has released Part 1 of the results of its 2014 Hospital Energy and Water Benchmarking Survey, focusing on usage and costs for fossil fuels and electricity.

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G/BA Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

February 13

G/BA Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

As energy efficiency consultants and sustainable design engineers, we hold ourselves accountable for sustainability in our corporate environment and in the work we do.

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G/BA Announces Five Key Promotions

December 22

G/BA Announces Five Key Promotions

Grumman/Butkus Associates has announced the promotion of five of its professional engineering staff to new positions.

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RCx project leads to unexpected award

November 4

RCx project leads to unexpected award

Nexant, which managed a recent retro-commissioning project at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center (PSJMC) in Joliet, recently surprised our team with the “RCx Cup”: an award honoring the impressive energy savings resulting from the analysis done at the 1.2 million-square-foot campus.

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G/BA Green Team embarks on Chicago Green Office Challenge

October 22

G/BA Green Team embarks on Chicago Green Office Challenge

Our Green Team, which coordinates in-house sustainability efforts, has launched planning for its participation in Round 4 of the Chicago Green Office Challenge.

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Bill Edwards, P.E., promoted to Senior Project Manager

October 8

Bill Edwards, P.E., promoted to Senior Project Manager

Bill Edwards, P.E., has been promoted to the newly created position of Senior Project manager in G/BA's Wisconsin office.

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G/BA helps W.W. Grainger stay Gold

September 8

G/BA helps W.W. Grainger stay Gold

Grumman/Butkus Associates recently helped client W.W. Grainger, a leading supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products, achieve Gold certification for its corporate headquarters under LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (v2009).

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Lab exhaust stacks are for chemicals, not money!

September 2

Lab exhaust stacks are for chemicals, not money!

ComEd's new Laboratory Technical Assistance Service program aims to help organizations make ther labs more energy-efficient and economical to operate, with generous rebates available.

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Meet our newest principal: Jonathan E. Gehrt, PE, LEED AP

August 20

Meet our newest principal: Jonathan E. Gehrt, PE, LEED AP

Jonathan E. Gehrt, PE, LEED AP has been promoted to Associate Vice President in our Evanston, Illinois office

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How to get the most from your chilled water plant

August 18

How to get the most from your chilled water plant

Chilled water distribution will be inefficient if temperature differentials don't match design parameters. Check out our tips for avoiding, identifying, and fixing this problem.

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Dave Grumman presented with ASHRAE’s Distinguished 50-Year Member Award

July 8

Dave Grumman presented with ASHRAE’s Distinguished 50-Year Member Award

Dave Grumman, PE, Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE, ASHRAE-Certified High-Performance Building Design Professional and founder of Grumman/Butkus Associates was presented with the Distinguished 50-Year Member Award at the 2014 Annual ASHRAE Conference in Seattle last week.

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Mechanical Staff Receive Green Plumbing Design Certification

June 5

Mechanical Staff Receive Green Plumbing Design Certification

G/BA engineers Frank Sanchez, Theresa Allen, and Joe Ficek all received their Green Plumbing Certification.  Joe received his in September, 2013.  Frank and Theresa received theirs in April, 2014.

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