US Tax Court HVAC Improvements Phase II

Constructed in 1974, the US Tax Court Building is a modern, monumental 215,000 SF Federal Courthouse listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located in downtown northwest Washington, DC the building houses three courtrooms, a four-story atrium, judges offices, and support spaces. By including temporary chillers, the construction was successfully completed while the building remained… Read More

Bolling Club

The Bolling Club at Joint Base Anacostia Bolling is a banquet facility with ballrooms, commercial kitchens, meeting rooms, and offices. The existing wet and dry pipe sprinkler systems were damaged beyond reuse. Summer Consultants designed a new sprinkler system. By efficiently sizing the piping system we reduced the size of the fire pump by half… Read More

Gelman Library 1st Floor Concept Design Study, The George Washington University

Gelman Library is the main library for The George Washington University. The seven story, 210,000 SF building was constructed in the 1970s. In 2010, the university launched plans for a major renovation to transform the facility’s outdated and inefficient library model of book stacks and individual study carrels into an open, flexible, and collaborative model… Read More

Jefferson Memorial Relighting

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC opened to the public in 1943. Lighting manufacturer Osram Sylvania wished to commemorate their 100th anniversary by relighting the 129 foot tall, 32,000 ton stone memorial. The goal of the project was to enhance the Memorial’s visual impact with site lighting, and increase the energy efficiency of the… Read More

99th Regional Support Command District Fire Alarm & Mass Notification Systems

Summer Consultants prepared separate design-build RFP packages totaling $3.8 million for new fire alarm and mass notification systems at 18 army reserve centers in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Four separate teams evaluated the existing conditions at the 18 facilities concurrently. The renovations included demolition of the existing systems, provision for new fire alarms… Read More