FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 17, 2012
Contact: Amy Kay, Public Relations
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Hanson selected to provide commissioning services for U.S. Department of State’s Overseas Building Office
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Building Office recently selected Hanson Professional Services Inc. to provide building systems commissioning services – up to five years and $10 million –
for U.S. Embassy projects worldwide.
Commissioning is a quality-oriented process that documents the system performance and energy efficiency in commercial and institutional buildings against defined objectives and criteria. Hanson’s commissioning team’s methodology and approach conform to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Commissioning Guidelines and the Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) standards.
“This contract will not only allow us to commission new embassy compounds throughout the world, we will have the opportunity to evaluate existing embassies in order to make them more energy efficient through retro-commissioning,” says Hanson’s Bill Bradford, P.E., senior vice president and principal of government services.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone: (217) 788-2450 or fax: (217) 788-2503.
Hanson’s nationwide presence includes offices in Anchorage, Alaska; Fort Lauderdale, Sarasota, Orlando and West Palm Beach, Fla.; Carbondale, Chicago, Chicago-Will County, Peoria, Rockford and Springfield, Ill.; Indianapolis; Frankfort, Ky.; Shreveport, La.; St. Louis and Kansas City, Mo.; Raleigh, N.C.; New York Metropolitan; Nashville, Tenn.; Dallas; and Seattle.