Thermal Imaging Detects Missing InsulationJuly 8, 2019-Hidden Energy Losses During an energy audit conducted in an elementary school classroom, pictures were taken with an everyday camera and an infrared thermal camera. The first image does not provide any indication of an issue with the thermal barrier above the ceiling fan. However, the blue portion of the thermal image clearly shows an area where the insulating factor is greatly reduced. The lack of insulation increases energy costs while causing cold drafts and comfort issues. Learn more about... Read More »
Commissioning Agent Services for Johns Hopkins Medicine’s new Green Spring Station Pavilion IIIJune 5, 2019-Global Facility Solutions recently completed Commissioning Agent Services for Johns Hopkins Medicine’s new Green Spring Station Pavilion III. The GFS team performed fundamental commissioning of the HVAC systems and controls to verify and document that energy-related systems were installed, calibrated and performing according to the design intent and the owner’s project requirements.
New Project – Energy Savings Analysis for Clorox Manufacturing CompanyApril 5, 2019-Global Facility Solutions is proud to provide technical services consulting and energy savings analysis to Clorox Manufacturing Company. Pictured here, Senior Mechanical Engineer Jack Stitz conducts a facility audit to determine the feasibility of energy conservation measures. The ultimate goal is to recommend upgrades that will reduce energy consumption and qualify the facility for BGE Smart Energy Custom Rebates.
New Project – Commissioning Agent for Howard County GovernmentMarch 5, 2019-Global Facility Solutions is proud to announce our partnership with Howard County Government to provide commissioning services at three new county office locations. GFS will act as the Commissioning Agent and perform Functional Testing of the HVAC systems, building automation/controls and emergency generator systems located at two County office locations and one stand-alone data center facility.
Boiler Plant Decentralization at Ft. Detrick Army InstallationJanuary 28, 2019-Global Facility Solutions, working under the prime UESC energy contractor, WGL Energy, performed a Boiler Plant Decentralization project at the Ft. Detrick Army Installation located in Frederick, Maryland. The goal of the project was to reduce annual energy costs by shutting down the older central steam plant. This objective was achieved by decentralizing facilities receiving steam heating from the central plant and installing separate higher efficiency heating systems located directly in the buildings they serve. The installation of the new boiler systems... Read More »
Global Facility Solutions Completes Engineering and Construction Management at Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, BaltimoreOctober 7, 2018-Global Facility Solutions completed the Engineering Design and Construction Management for the installation of a new central heating and domestic hot water system at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel located in Baltimore, MD. GFS provided construction management services for the installation of gas-fired heating and domestic hot water boilers and electric steam boilers to replace existing third-party delivered steam systems. To support the installation of new systems, GFS developed engineering permit drawings, managed contractor bidding and selection, and provided construction management on behalf of hotel ownership. GFS... Read More »
Global Facility Solutions Named Commissioning Agent for Army National Guard Readiness CenterOctober 10, 2017-Global Facility Solutions is responsible for Commissioning Agent (CxA) services for the new construction of the Army National Guard Readiness Center in Easton, Maryland. The owner’s goal is to gain Silver LEEDv4 Enhanced Commissioning status and Fundamental Commissioning of a new construction project. This facility is approximately 41,000 sq. ft., incorporating a continuous air and moisture barrier building envelope and geothermal closed-loop ground source heat pumps as the primary HVAC strategy. GFS will develop the Commissioning Plan Overview and Commissioning... Read More »
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Headquartered in Maryland, Global Facility Solutions is a privately held company that operates as an independent and objective building solutions provider. We currently serve clients in the U.S. and Internationally.