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Global Facility Solutions Wins Retro Rumble Competition

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Global Facility Solutions is proud to be named the “Overall Winner” of the inaugural Retro Rumble building energy efficiency competition. Sponsored by the Energy Management Association (EMA) in partnership with ENERGY STAR, the contest assessed energy efficiency success in commercial and public buildings. According to EMA, “participants were judged based on their overall changes in ENERGY STAR score and Site Energy Use Intensity (EUI).” Global Facility Solutions was named the “Overall Winner” for the 800 North Brand project. The property,…
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Carol Parker Named Sustainability Program Director

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Global Facility Solutions is pleased to announce the promotion of Carol Parker to Sustainability Program Director. During her nearly 8 years at GFS, Carol has taken on roles with increasing levels of responsibility. In her new position, Carol will build on her extensive work over the past several years with the ever-growing GFS Sustainability Program to focus on overseeing services for commercial clients across the country. As a full-time client liaison, she will continue to work with Fortune 500 commercial…
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Shanae Walker joins GFS as new Office Manager

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Global Facility Solutions would like to welcome Shanae Walker as the new Office Manager at our Columbia, MD office. Ms. Walker brings extensive experience in administrative support from the legal field to her role. She will provide internal support to the GFS executive and technical teams while continuing the GFS tradition of excellent client service.  A long-term Columbia, MD, resident, Ms. Walker earned an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Howard Community College. When she’s not working, Ms. Walker partners…
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Global Facility Solutions Hires Justin Tunzi, Mechanical Engineer, Specializing in HVAC System Design

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Justin Tunzi and his dog Pecan, who was instrumental in negotiating a work schedule that includes frequent walks and breaks for belly rubs. Columbia, MD – Justin D. Tunzi, EIT, has joined Global Facility Solutions (GFS) as a Mechanical Engineer, who specializes in healthcare, K-12 and commercial market sectors. Prior to working with GFS, Mr. Tunzi worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer with Burdette Koehler Murphy & Associates. He also completed engineering internships with Siemens Building Technologies and Stanley Black…
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Global Facility Solutions Continues To Provide Essential Services During COVID-19

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Providing Building Energy and Engineering Expertise As an essential business, Global Facility Solutions continues to work for our clients providing vital building energy and engineering services during COVID-19 closures. Our engineering firm is considered essential to continue the support of infrastructure upgrades and commercial building operations in the government, Dept. of Defense, medical and critical manufacturing business sectors. Advising on “Sleep Mode” and “Restart” Strategies Many of our clients have asked for our assistance with placing their buildings safely into…
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Global Facility Solutions announces $5.4 million blanket contract agreement with Howard County Government

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Columbia, MD – Global Facility Solutions (GFS) was awarded a $5.4 million, long-term blanket contract agreement with Howard County Government to provide Energy and Performance verifications on County Government projects. The 14-year contract includes a one-year optional extension through a cooperative purchase with the Baltimore County Public School System. “Howard County Government continues to invest in their facilities to reduce its energy and carbon footprint with a focus on sustainability,” said Robert Calloway, P.E., President and Founder of Global Facility…
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GFS Intern Applies Classroom Learning on Sustainability to the Built Environment

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Intern Lexi Wittstadt is spending her third summer working at Global Facility Solutions. A rising sophomore, Lexi studies Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, where she is in the College Park Scholars Program. As a student in the Environment, Technology and Economy program, she’s working on her practicum by applying what she’s learned about the complex issue of global sustainability to the built environment. “My work with the Energy Star program and commissioning buildings to be more efficient is a…
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Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

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Global Facility Solutions proudly celebrates International Women in Engineering Day. GFS Electrical Designer Melissa Sites is helping to #TransformTheFuture by mentoring intern Lexi Wittstadt. In her third summer of interning at GFS, Lexi is a rising sophomore studying Bioengineering at the University of Maryland. #INWED19

Warrior Canine Connection visits Global Facility Solutions offices

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Our Office Manager Carol Parker was delighted to greet a very special visitor. Warrior Canine Connection brought Hampton the service dog by to share how the organization helps veterans to recover from the stress of combat.

Career Opportunities at GFS

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Global Facility Solutions has openings for Electrical Engineers and Mechanical Engineers at our Columbia, MD office. GFS provides a fun but professional team environment that encourages personal growth and development. We offer flexible hours and a comprehensive benefits package. Check out our open positions here:  Employment Opportunities If you meet all of the minimum requirements we would love to hear from you.  Serious applicants only (no recruiters).