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GBA Promotes Employee Development Through Young Professionals Group

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The purpose behind GBA’s newly launched Young Professionals Group is simple: cultivate an environment where young professionals can develop, grow and thrive by providing networking and professional development opportunities. As the firm continues to see a growing number of college graduates and young professionals join its team, it is important to give them the opportunity to engage, share their voice Read More>
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GBA Designs Schier Products Facility with Flexibility for the Future

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Schier Products, a manufacturer of grease interceptors for commercial kitchens, was searching for a new home in Shawnee, Kansas surrounded by ample natural area for a park-like setting. GBA partnered with Schier Products to assist in site selection, architecture, interior design and construction administration services. This led to a new 52,500-SF facility that would house both manufacturing and office functions Read More>

Using Asset Management to Prioritize Needs for a City’s Sanitary Sewer System

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A well-performed sanitary sewer evaluation study (SSES) provides owners with valuable information to enhance their asset management databases. When performing a SSES, multiple tasks are accomplished. These include: Establishing an inventory of the system. By collecting information such as diameters, elevations, materials and conditions, a baseline to begin assessing the entirety of the system is created. Using smoke and dyed-water Read More>
Sterile vaccine manufacturing facility with researchers working

Preparing Your Vaccine Manufacturing Facility for the Future

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The success of a vaccine manufacturing facility has a major impact on public health. GBA can create remarkable solutions for these facilities through our design-build experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Looking Toward the Future As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many manufactures are asking the question: How can we be better equipped for the future? The challenges of a Read More>
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Answering Frequently Asked Questions About NFPA 855

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In 2016, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) set out to bridge gaps in its existing regulations for stored energy solutions. The project resulted in the creation of NFPA 855: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage. This change has many owners wondering: what are these new regulations and how will they impact a facility’s operations? Keep reading to Read More>

Preparing Your Data Center for a Public Health Crisis

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Over the years, data center and mission-critical operators have planned for the many risks that can challenge a 7×24 operation. During a crisis, the continuity of these centers is more important than ever. The novel coronavirus offers an example of an unseen, yet potentially crippling risk. Now, those who are managing their operations through such a situation are facing challenges Read More>
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COVID-19 Update: How GBA is Responding

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The health and safety of our clients, partners, team and family are always a top priority for GBA companies. In light of developments around COVID-19, GBA is taking precautions to protect this commitment. We are following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by implementing social distancing procedures, including working remotely and restricting non-essential travel. With 11 Read More>