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2018 Sustainability Report Released

March 14

2018 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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Why and How to Verify Circuit Breaker Settings

March 5

Why and How to Verify Circuit Breaker Settings

Checking breakers against a short circuit and coordination study is a crucial step to ensuring safe and efficient electrical systems.

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G/BA Publishes 2019 Edition of Hospital Energy+Water Survey

February 11

G/BA Publishes 2019 Edition of Hospital Energy+Water Survey

Grumman/Butkus Associates has released the latest edition of its annual Hospital Energy and Water Benchmarking Survey, focusing on usage and costs for fossil fuels, electricity, and water/sewer.

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ASHRAE Recognizes G/BA Project With International Tech Award

February 7

ASHRAE Recognizes G/BA Project With International Tech Award

G/BA's work at a large commercial property in Des Moines, IA, has been honored with the ASHRAE Technology Award.

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Butkus Named Fellow of ASHRAE

January 28

Butkus Named Fellow of ASHRAE

G/BA co-founder Alexander S. Butkus, P.E., was named a Fellow of ASHRAE at the association’s recent 2019 Winter Conference in Atlanta.

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G/BA Promotes Seven at Semi-Annual Meeting

December 19

G/BA Promotes Seven at Semi-Annual Meeting

Seven team members were promoted to new positions at Grumman/Butkus Associates' December meeting.

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Chief Engineer magazine highlights two G/BA projects

December 13

Chief Engineer magazine highlights two G/BA projects

The Realtor Building and Chicago Marriott Downtown were the focus of recent case study articles.

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ASHRAE Illinois Honors Zoetis, U of I Projects

December 6

ASHRAE Illinois Honors Zoetis, U of I Projects

The winning projects resulted in significant energy savings, lower operating costs, and a positive environmental impact.

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ComEd funds studies for combined heat and power (CHP) systems

October 16

ComEd funds studies for combined heat and power (CHP) systems

ComEd continues to offer incentives for feasibility study of combined heat and power (CHP) systems, sometimes referred to as cogeneration or “cogen” systems.

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Meet PACE: A New Option for Funding Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects

October 9

Meet PACE: A New Option for Funding Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects

PACE financing allows property owners to use government taxing authority to the property owner's advantage.

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Lab Life Cycle Costs: Windy City I2SL Panel Discussion Oct. 24

September 27

Lab Life Cycle Costs: Windy City I2SL Panel Discussion Oct. 24

Join the Windy City Chapter of I2SL for "Life Cycle Cost vs. Initial Cost on Laboratory Projects," a networking and educational event on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. 

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New Outbreaks Highlight Legionella Risk

August 24

New Outbreaks Highlight Legionella Risk

Legionella, the bacterium that causes serious illnesses including Legionnaire’s Disease, thrives in contaminated water

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ASHRAE Region VI Honors Two G/BA Projects

August 20

ASHRAE Region VI Honors Two G/BA Projects

G/BA's work at a large commercial property and at six Advocate Health Care hospitals has been honored with the ASHRAE Region VI Technology Award.

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G/BA Promotes Two at Midyear Meeting

July 16

G/BA Promotes Two at Midyear Meeting

Grumman/Butkus Associates has promoted two staff members to new positions. The changes were announced at the firm’s semi-annual staff meeting in July.

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Lab Water Conservation Tips from G/BA and Windy City I2SL

May 21

Lab Water Conservation Tips from G/BA and Windy City I2SL

Join the Windy City Chapter of I2SL for "Water Conservation Strategies for Laboratories," a networking and educational event on Thursday, June 14 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. 

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G/BA Celebrates its 45th Anniversary

May 9

G/BA Celebrates its 45th Anniversary

Grumman/Butkus Associates celebrated its 45th year in business with a reception for employees on May 2, at the firm’s Evanston, IL, office. 

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