GEI Supports Kedron Elementary School’s Science Olympiad Team

On December 16, 2016, Bart Stewart, PE, a Principal with GEI, presented a check for $400 to Ms. Vicki Rachels, Assistant Principal of Kedron Elementary School in Peachtree City, Georgia, to support the school’s Elementary Science Olympiad team. GEI’s donation funded the t-shirts that the student participants and teacher sponsors will wear during the competition.

The Elementary Science Olympiad (ESO) provides K-6 students engaging […]

GEI Supports the Real Life Center

September 15, 2016
Griffith Engineering, Inc. proudly sponsored the Real Life Center’s “Harvest for Hope” gala. Established in 1998, the Real Life Center has become one of the most highly respected and recognized non-profit organizations in the south metro Atlanta area. The Center’s mission is to “walk with those who are hurting in Fayette and Coweta counties by providing a safe environment, sharing the love […]

Taking Advantage of Georgia Power Custom Savings Rebates

(Griffith Engineering works on projects located across the U.S., and provides utility rebate assistance to many of our customers. However, we have recently had many of our Georgia clients asking for our assistance with the Georgia Power Custom Savings rebate program. If you are a Georgia Power customer and do not know about the Custom Savings program, we encourage you to keep reading.)

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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 that can be taken 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 […]

GEI Project Featured in Green Biz Article

GEI was proud to  partner for Trane with their award winning ESPC for NAS Oceana (Phase II of NAS Oceana’s master plan). Even though it was completed four 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 in an article on Green […]

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 and maintenance costs, but has served as a key marketing tool for attracting clients and events to their facilities. To this end, many venues have pursued LEED and Energy Star certifications.  Additionally, solar […]