G/BA News

Health incentives keep G/BA staff going strong

August 31

Health incentives keep G/BA staff going strong

Grumman/Butkus Associates has sustainability in its corporate DNA, and this emphasis extends to supporting the health of its busy staff.

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G/BA named Certified Commissioning Firm by BCxA

August 6

G/BA named Certified Commissioning Firm by BCxA

The honor places the firm in a small group of companies with an outstanding proven track record in commissioning work.

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G/BA announces six staff promotions

July 28

G/BA announces six staff promotions

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

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Save energy, money with a gas optimization study funded by Peoples Gas

July 8

Save energy, money with a gas optimization study funded by Peoples Gas

Facilities in Peoples Gas' service territory may be eligible for a gas optimization study paid for by the utility. 

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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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