The Consulting Engineering Industry has changed over the years for many reasons. Due to economics and increased sophistication of systems, many engineering firms can only provide limited administration, support and expertise during the construction period of the engagement, essentially created a new market some call testing and commissioning. Below is a general comparison of services of a traditional engineering firm and GSE:

Services Traditional Engineering Firm GS Engineering, P.C.
Design and Planning
Short Circuit, Coordination Study & Arc Flash Eval.
Pre-Purchase Specifications
Construction Administration
Factory Witness Testing
Commissioning Authority (Limited)
Commissioning Agent
Final Punch List / Close Out
Multi-Year Maintenance Plan Preparation
Preventative Maintenance Support
Shutdown Coordination and Support
Emergency Engineering Calls
Clean Agent Systems
Air Aspiration Systems
We hope the stark difference between our comprehensive list of services and traditional engineering firms is apparent. During our engagement with the client, we operate with the notion that our connection to the site will not end once the construction is completed. We consider the design and construction project just one portion of the overall project.