GBA News

GBA achieves 2021 Sustain Evanston recognition

August 16

GBA achieves 2021 Sustain Evanston recognition

The Sustain Evanston program, a sustainability recognition initiative of the City of Evanston, IL, has affirmed Grumman|Butkus Associates as part of its 2021 group of recognized commercial businesses.

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Jeff Conner retires after 40 years of service to GBA

August 2

Jeff Conner retires after 40 years of service to GBA

Jeffrey K. Conner, PE, LEED AP, CCP, BCxP, has retired from daily duties with GBA's Wisconsin team as of July 31.

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Eldridge named Green Globes Fellow

July 23

Eldridge named Green Globes Fellow

The Green Building Initiative has named David Eldridge as part of its 2021 Class of Green Globes Fellows.

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GBA Promotes Five Engineers

July 19

GBA Promotes Five Engineers

GBA's Chicago regional office promoted three staff members in July, and the Milwaukee regional office has promoted two in the past several months.

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McCarthy, Eldridge honored by ASHRAE

May 18

McCarthy, Eldridge honored by ASHRAE

ASHRAE Region VI honored two GBA team members at its recent Chapters Regional Conference.

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2020 Sustainability Report Released

May 6

2020 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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G/BA announces December promotions

December 22

G/BA announces December promotions

Three team members in Grumman/Butkus Associates’ Evanston, IL, office were promoted to new positions at the firm’s recent semi-annual meeting.

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David Cohen honored by BCxA as a 20 Under 40 Recipient

November 5

David Cohen honored by BCxA as a 20 Under 40 Recipient

David Cohen, P.E., CCP, DCEP, is among the Building Commissioning Association’s inaugural class of 20 Under 40 Award recipients. 

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Munson Medical Center Committed to Energy Conservation

September 9

Munson Medical Center Committed to Energy Conservation

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G/BA Promotes Three at Mid-Year

July 21

G/BA Promotes Three at Mid-Year

G/BA's Chicago and Milwaukee regional offices promoted three staff members in July.

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Mission Possible: Shuttered Hospital to COVID Surge Facility in Three Weeks

June 11

Mission Possible: Shuttered Hospital to COVID Surge Facility in Three Weeks

Grumman/Butkus Associates’ engineering team recently played a pivotal role in a once-in-a-lifetime project: Turning the shuttered Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, IL, into a 430-bed COVID-19 surge response facility in less than a month.

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2019 Sustainability Report Released

May 18

2019 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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Fiona Martin McCarthy receives 40 Under 40 Award from Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine

May 14

Fiona Martin McCarthy receives 40 Under 40 Award from Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine

G/BA Project Manager Fiona Martin McCarthy, PE, QCxP, BEAP, LEED AP O+M, has been named by Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine as a recipient of its 2020 40 Under 40 Award.

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Consider water quality when reopening closed buildings

May 8

Consider water quality when reopening closed buildings

As states and municipalities begin to ease COVID-related business restrictions, or at least to contemplate plans for “reopening,” owners of all types of facilities that have been vacant should take measures for preventing bacterial issues related to water stagnation, including Legionella contamination.

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Hospital COVID Response: Planning Your Next Steps

May 1

Hospital COVID Response: Planning Your Next Steps

During the past few months, many hospitals have scrambled to make urgent facility changes to accommodate a surge, or anticipated surge, in patients seeking treatment for the COVID-19 virus. 

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