Georgia Gwinnett College C3 Academic Building

Our second project to commission for Georgia Gwinnett College, the C3 Academic building is a new three-story facility housing classrooms, offices, and support functions. Surrounded by a combination of light gauge steel frame masonry-clad cavity wall and curtain wall systems, the building mechanical systems included an air-cooled chiller, [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

Atlanta Public Safety Headquarters

The facility began construction in 2007 and includes a joint headquarters for the Atlanta Police Department and Atlanta Fire Rescue. The headquarters facility includes areas for administration, investigation, education, and recruiting for both organizations. In accordance with the City of Atlanta's Greener City Initiatives, the building was designed [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

The Suites At Spelman College

The Suites is a 303-bed student residence hall at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Completed in fall of 2008, The Suites was designed to showcase the school's ongoing committment to sustainability. Spelman is an historically black college for women founded in 1881. The Suites are the first and [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

Thatcher Hall – Darlington Middle School

The new Darlington Middle School (official name Thatcher Hall) is an addition to Darlington School, a college preparatory school in Rome, Georgia, which serves students in pre-school through twelfth grade in both day and boarding capacities. It replaced the existing middle school, originally built in 1962, in order [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

Mississippi Valley State University – Sutton Hall Administration Center

This six-story, 119,596 SF Mississippi Valley State University campus administration building, housing offices and classrooms, was suffering from poor indoor air quality issues. CxGBS’s forensic investigations and cavity wall testing revealed the causes for the mold and mildew, leading to the evacuation of the building. The damage was [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

North Charleston Elementary School

North Charleston Elementary School is a neighborhood school that prides itself on the success of its students. Educators have the honor of serving over 560 students in this community. To replace the original school, built in 1922, the school district wanted to design a totally new facility built [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

ASHRAE Headquarters Renovation

ASHRAE Headquarters is a living lab, showcasing the sustainable components of building that are currently available.  The building includes interior spaces such as offices, classrooms, and a data center. Exterior features include a green roof and solar array. The building has three types of systems: a dedicated outside [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

Aircraft Rescue Fire Facility #33 Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

The Aircraft Rescue Fire Facility #33 is a new addition to a series of existing aircraft rescue fire facilities at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The 21,000-SF facility, located on a 4.25 acre site near the airport’s fifth runway, houses 8,000 square feet of space for rescue and firefighting [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|

Duct Leakage Testing is a Must

Duct leakage can significantly increase the energy consumption of a building, leading to increased energy bills. It increases energy costs and can result in occupant discomfort and lower productivity. The authors' advice: Test early and test often. Read FULL ARTICLE in ASHRAE's High Performing Buildings (HPB) October 2016 Newsletter.

By | October 14th, 2016|