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Atlanta Office Participates in the 2012 Canstruction Build-out

Atlanta Office Participates in the 2012 Canstruction Build-out

Jordan & Skala and Wakefield Beasley & Associates worked together to ‘canstruct’ a giant toilet to “flush out hunger.” In only three hours, 2,306 cans of Vienna Sausages were careful­ly stacked together to create the giant toilet. In total, 3,238 cans were collected, which will all be distributed to food banks throughout the city of…Read More »

EarthCraft Multifamily 2012 Project of the Year awarded to Oliver House

EarthCraft Multifamily 2012 Project of the Year awarded to Oliver House

The 82,419 SF four-story Decatur Housing Authority building includes seventy-two (72) one-bedroom and eight (8) two-bedroom units and features a 50 kWh photovoltaic (PV) solar power generation system, geo-thermal heating and cooling systems, geo-thermal water heating, high efficiency lighting, water-saving plumbing fixtures, rainwater harvesting, thermally-efficient windows, enhanced interior insulation, enhanced natural ventilation, Energy Star appliances…Read More »

Jordan & Skala featured in the SMPS Dallas Chapter Quarterly Newsletter

Check out the November issue of the SMPS Dallas Chapter Quarterly Newsletter to read about Jordan & Skala’s new Dallas office. The newsletter can be found here: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8VIoZyRR0MebEwyWFlPb3BfZnM/edit?pli=1  

SkyHouse – Atlanta’s New 23-story Apartment Building

SkyHouse – Atlanta’s New 23-story Apartment Building

Located at 1084 West Peachtree Street, in the center of trendy Midtown and a short distance from the hipster Old Forth Ward District in Atlanta, the new, 23-story apartment building offers 320 units, luxury amenities, a parking deck and retail space on the ground floor. The project, which began construction in January 2012, is expected…Read More »

Record attendance at Jordan & Skala Sponsored TSA Presentation

Record attendance at Jordan & Skala Sponsored TSA Presentation

Jose Montoya, a member of Jordan & Skala’s Energy Service Division, presented a LEED Platinum case study to record crowds at the 74th Annual Texas Society of Architects Annual Convention and Design Expo in Dallas recently. As the project LEED Certification manager for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Headquarters conversion project, Jose explained, how…Read More »

Jordan & Skala’s Aaron McEwin is a National Green Building Standard Verifier

Jordan & Skala’s Aaron McEwin is a National Green Building Standard Verifier

Aaron McEwin, P.E., LEED AP is the Director of Energy Services for Jordan & Skala and recently passed the National Green Building Standard Verifier exam. As a verifier, Aaron is able to discuss inspection and documentation needs with clients and is ultimately responsible for verifying that projects meet the criteria for green building certification.

CMH Architects and Jordan & Skala Engineers Invest in Futures of Austin Youth

Dallas-based design firm, Craycroft McElroy Hendryx (CMH), and Jordan & Skala Engineers have partnered to take on a community-service project of designing a 45-unit housing project on the LifeWorks campus in Austin, Texas, for youth who are aging out of foster care and looking to enter college and the workforce. With a modest budget and…Read More »

Oliver House Grand Opening

Oliver House Grand Opening

With construction completed, The Decatur Housing authority cut the ribbon at the Oliver House on Wednesday, September 26, 2012.  The Oliver House and Alan Wilson Terrace community is located just off the square in historic downtown Decatur, Georgia.  The development of the Oliver House, along with the newly completed Allen Wilson Homes, transformed an old…Read More »

University Louisiana Lafayette Opens New Dormitory

Jordan & Skala provided MEP services for this project which came in on time, under budget and gave the University their first new buildings since the 1960’s. The new $80 million facilities include 4 dorms and 2 renovations adding 1,000 new beds to the campus. Other firms who helped make this project a success includes:…Read More »

Come See Us at Dallas Green Fest

The 5th Annual Dallas Green Fest is right around the corner.  The event will be held at the Main Street Garden in Downtown Dallas on Friday, September 21st from 10 until 2. Be sure to stop by Booth B9 to learn what Jordan & Skala is doing to help engineer a greener city.

Jordan & Skala is an MEP Giant

Jordan & Skala is an MEP Giant

Jordan & Skala Engineers has been listed in Consulting – Specifying Engineer’s recently released 2012 MEP Giants Program. The program, which ranks firms based on MEP design revenue, identifies the top 100 mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) and fire protection engineering firms in North America.  Jordan & Skala was ranked 55 in 2012, moving up twelve…Read More »

Success in the Great Recession – Jordan & Skala’s Washington, D.C. Office Celebrates 5 Years

Success in the Great Recession – Jordan & Skala’s Washington, D.C. Office Celebrates 5 Years

When Jordan & Skala’s Northeast clients requested the firm have a local presence, it was only natural for the firm to be responsive and open an office to better serve them.  The move is indicative of the way the Atlanta, Georgia, headquartered, full-service engineering consulting firm does business-by listening, communicating, and adapting. Today, Jordan &…Read More »

Jordan & Skala helps Hearthside Brookleigh obtain Earthcraft Status

Jordan & Skala helps Hearthside Brookleigh obtain Earthcraft Status

Jordan and Skala helped NorSouth Development create Hearthside Brookleigh, a $15.7 million Earthcraft certified, 121-unit Senior apartment community in Northeast Atlanta. An amenity rich and affordable community designed for independent Seniors age 62 and older, the project is Phase III of Brookleigh, a 56-acre , six-phase, mixed-use development on the site of a former public…Read More »

Georgia Tech North Avenue Apartments LEED Gold Certified!

Georgia Tech North Avenue Apartments LEED Gold Certified!

Georgia Tech residential apartments that served as home to many Olympic athletes have now been awarded LEED Gold EB: O&M Certification by the USGBC Largest student housing complex in the world to achieve LEED Gold EB O&M Georgia Tech’s North Avenue Apartments, which housed many Olympic athletes during the 1996 Summer Olympics, has now earned…Read More »

Jordan & Skala Principal participates in Junior Achievement

As part of Corenet’s Junior Achievement Day, Tim Milam shared a day in the classroom with Ronald McNair Learning Academy students, leading an instruction session on economics and business-building.

From Red to Black – Athens, Georgia’s Economic Recovery is Underway

From Red to Black – Athens, Georgia’s Economic Recovery is Underway

Known for legendary music artists, great food and an eclectic college town, Athens, Georgia, is quickly becoming famous for something else…one of the healthiest economies in Georgia. Athens is growing due to a number of companies expanding in the area. From manufacturing plants to hospitals, retail centers and schools, nearly every major market segment is experiencing growth….Read More »