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 […]

GEI Atlanta Office gets LED Lighting

GEI recently upgraded the lighting in our Atlanta office to LED. As part of the renegotiation of our gross lease, we asked 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 the property, and provide us with the opportunity to test new LED tube lamps.

LED tube lamps, introduced last year, are a breakthrough in […]

Griffith Engineering Cited in Energy Manager Today Article

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

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 […]