GDS is a full-service Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Telecommunications Professional Engineering Design firm that has remained a steady force in the A/E industry for nearly 35 years by providing an approach and dedication to design services unlike other consulting engineering firms. This value is provided by emphasizing sustainable practices, quality control, employee education, the most up-to-date technology and superb communication.
We serve our clients by making ourselves available to address their needs and by remaining well-versed in the latest technologies of our professions. We believe that a job well done extends well beyond a signed contract.
Registered in 46 States, GDS is a certified Small Business that handles Big Business projects. It has completed new construction and renovation work at project sites ranging from 2,000 square feet to 4,000,000 square feet across the country. Incorporating sustainable practices has allowed the company to be leaders in sustainable design; from the first solar panel installation in 1997 to proudly engineering one of the first and largest LEED Gold data centers in the United States.
Unlike many larger firms, GDS has the flexibility to maintain Principal involvement and customized service. With an average tenure of over 11 years, many of our engineers have left the larger firms to exercise their creative abilities and innovative problem solving designs.
Since its inception in 1983, Gibbens Drake Scott has had a successful working relationship with many developers, architects and contractors; completing private, commercial and government projects across the United States. Ranging from large, complex data centers to simple office renovations, GDS has always enjoyed the ability to freely communicate, solve project challenges, and work with the entire design and construction team, regardless of contracts, for the ultimate benefit of the client.
GDS is well-versed in PV Systems and projects with high power production systems. GDS has years of experience with 7X24 data center operations and is knowledgeable of data center support spaces, network connectivity and bandwidth, server room cooling, under floor air distribution, rack layout, security, fire protection systems, backup power for UPS and power generation, Building Management Systems (BMS), Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modeling, programming and the control of design and job costs. More information on GDS’ knowledge of the mechanical and electrical intricacies of critical facilities is highlighted at our web page www.gdsengr.com.