GEI Project Recipient of Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Awards

On June 28, 2016, the Atlanta History Center and historic Swan House, in Atlanta, Georgia, were recognized as one of the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge’s 2015 top performers.

The Swan House’s performance was based on complete utility data entered in ENERGY STAR ® Portfolio Manager ® through December 31, 2015. The Swan House energy use is down 30% due to smarter scheduling and HVAC modifications that […]

Obtaining an Accurate Energy Model for your Building

A senior engineer for a large national property owner recently asked me about the accuracy of energy modeling while mentioning his team’s uneasiness with trusting energy model results. As a long time modeler, I find this a disheartening, but not uncommon question and sentiment. But there are steps a client can take to significantly increase the odds of obtaining accurate and detailed energy models […]

GEI Employee Recognized at ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference

Recently, GEI engineer Kirk Glazer attended the 2015 ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference, competing with energy modeling experts from across the country in the conference’s “Lowdown Showdown” competition

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) held their 2015 Energy Modeling Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, September 20th – October 2nd.

The conference offered vendor demonstrations and technical presentations highlighting problem solving, and emerging technologies and […]

Past Project Featured on Green Biz Article

Griffith Engineering was proud to be a valued partner for Trane with their award winning ESPC for NAS Oceana (Phase II of NAS Oceana’s master plan).  Even though it was completed 4 years ago, it is still looked upon as a model project for people in the community, thanks to great work by the ESCO and all the team members.  Recently the project was featured […]

Energy Modeling for Convention Centers and Event Venues

Over the past decade, many convention centers and event venues across the United States have sought to distinguish themselves by “going green.”  Adopting environmental and energy friendly practices not only reduces utility & maintenance costs, but has served as a key marketing tool for attracting clients and events to their venues.  To this goal, numerous sites have pursued LEED and Energy Star certifications.  Solar […]

GEI Atlanta Office gets LED Lighting

GEI recently took the opportunity to embrace the energy efficiency principles we recommend to our clients, by upgrading all of our Atlanta office lighting to LED.   GEI used the renegotiation of our gross lease as an opportunity to ask the building owner perform the retrofit.  It is a win-win situation, as the retrofit will have quick payback for the owner, improve the value of […]

Griffith Engineering Cited In Energy Manager Today Article

Griffith Engineering is a proponent of using data loggers for calibrating energy models with accurate real world data. Due to GEI’s extensive experience in the Energy Management field, and with Onset products, GEI’s own, John Nott was cited several times as an industry expert in a Onset article for In the article, John speaks to the misconceptions about energy modeling, the importance of modeling accuracy for performance […]

Celebrating a Decade of Impact

Griffith Engineering, Inc. would like to thank you, our clients and colleagues, for offering us the opportunity to contribute to your projects. You have helped to IMPACT our work family, our communities, and the built environments in which we apply our engineering expertise.

Together, the IMPACT of these opportunities has led to:

41 New jobs
7 New Professional Engineers
6 New LEED certified professionals
9 New Certified Energy Managers
Over […]