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  • Global Facility Solutions Hires Emily Trawick, Sustainability Analyst, to Lead the Charge on Environmental Social Governance programs July 20, 2021 - Columbia, MD – Emily D. Trawick has joined Global Facility Solutions (GFS) as a Sustainability Analyst. In this role, she will support sustainability and Environmental Social Governance (ESG) programs and strategies for clients in the commercial real estate market throughout the United States. Ms. Trawick is a graduate of James Madison University, where she majored in Integrated Science and Technology, concentrating in Energy. Her research experience includes energy standards and policy, clean energy and incentives, and modeling. She is enthusiastic...
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  • Global Facility Solutions Celebrates 15th Anniversary March 23, 2021 - Fifteen years ago, Global Facility Solutions was founded to provide objective energy and facility solutions to the commercial, industrial and government marketplaces. Today, we continue to make tailored recommendations to optimize facility performance and reduce operating costs. When President and CEO Robert K. Calloway established Global Facility Solutions in 2006, he sought to provide clients with unbiased solutions to issues concerning their buildings. Mr. Calloway has grown GFS from a one-person business to a multi-employee firm serving Fortune 500 companies...
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  • Global Facility Solutions Featured in Facility Executive Magazine for Retro-Commissioning Project Success January 6, 2021 - Facility Executive Magazine published an article by Global Facility Solutions Founder and President Robert K. Calloway which details the award-winning retro-commissioning success at 800 N. Brand in Glendale, CA. Energy Improvement Aims High appeared in the December 2020 issue. The piece highlighted the Retro-Commissioning project that was recognized as the “Overall Winner” in the 2020 inaugural “Retro Rumble” competition. The Energy Management Association (EMA) partnered with ENERGY STAR to host the competition competition “that recognizes commercial and public building energy efficiency...
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  • Global Facility Solutions Wins Retro Rumble Competition October 30, 2020 - 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 September 21, 2020 - 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 August 5, 2020 - 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 April 28, 2020 - 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 April 10, 2020 - 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 January 22, 2020 - 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 July 19, 2019 - 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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