North Arrow

Expertise in Action

 
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About North Arrow

 

Eric and Gregg, the partners of North Arrow, are licensed industry professional who have a proven track record of over twenty (20) years in the delivery of complex facility and infrastructure projects. They deliver full-scale infrastructure design across a project’s life-cycle. Additionally, they assemble subject-matter experts, facilitate workshops, develop master plans, integrate building systems, and manage all members of the design team.

With this wide range of skills, North Arrow can provide design and management expertise customized to client needs, including:

  • Expert professionals on-call to support client's needs
  • Engineering models required for the safe and optimal performance of power distribution
  • Operations and maintenance projects like chiller or switch-gear replacements
  • Smaller elements of a larger whole, such as lighting or a new power feeder

Our design experience ranges from innovative, IESNA-recognized innovative lighting solutions to grounding analyses that solve long-standing deficiencies in mission-critical complexes.

 

Founders

GREGG SPAGNOLO, PE
PARTNER

Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager

Gregg serves as Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager for a broad range of facility projects for the Federal Government and the District of Columbia. He has virtually supported every agency in both entities delivering high profile and critical facility projects. These agencies include GSA National Capital Region, NAVFAC Washington, USACE Baltimore and Reality Services Field Office, NIH, Architect of the Capitol, Defense Intelligence Agency, the Pentagon and other intel agencies, for the Federal Government and the Departments of General Services and Public Works for DC.

Gregg's experience includes power and cooling studies, planning, renovation and new construction on high technology facilities, SCIFs, and premier office buildings. He has collaborated with owners to achieve their objectives utilizing various different delivery methods such as design-build, construction manager at risk and design-bid-build.

An active member of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) at both the local and national level, Gregg recently served on the board of directors for ACEC national as the Senior Vice Chair. Responsibilities include providing overall leadership for the Council and financial and policy oversight of Council activities.

ERIC HENRY, PE, LEED AP CxA
PARTNER

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With over 20 years experience as an electrical engineer and managing projects and programs, Eric has a strong background in delivering excellence for clients. Eric is specialized in highly sensitive and complex requirements using a variety of delivery methods including design-build construction. He is a LEED accredited professional and a certified commissioning authority which he has leveraged on many LEED certified and renewable energy projects, such as photovoltaic designs and combined heat and power plants. His work encompasses many projects with the Federal Government, state & local governments, universities, commercial, and transportation market sectors.

What Our Clients Say

Testimonials

North Arrow completed our year-end project on a very tight timeline time and within budget. They were very flexible and ensured a few last-minute changes were incorporated into the design. Their attention to detail, communication, and professionalism were exceptional!
— Environmental Protection Specialist; DC Department of Energy and Environment
North Arrow has provided engineering services on multiple design build projects in the Department of Education Headquarters’ building. Their work is of the highest quality and communication is very professional. I am confident when I see them on these projects.
— Charles Hanko, Senior Project Manager; Trademasters Service Co.
I have never met a member of the North Arrow team who wasn’t exceptionally qualified and committed
to team success. They are a pleasure to work with and they deliver.
— Jeremy McGonigle, PE, Principal, OLBN
North Arrow has helped support us with highly technical and knowledgeable industry expertise. Their team is proactive, professional, and committed to meeting the goals and expectations of our client.
— Leigh Valudes, Vice President, Markon Solutions
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Information

Certifications

North Arrow

  • Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) #LS93678012019, District of Columbia
  • Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (LDBE), Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority
  • Certified Small Disadvantaged Business - Small Business Administration
  • Small Business and Local Preference Program -- WMATA
  • Small Business Reserve (SBR) – State of Maryland

DUNS No.: 08-001-8268
CAGE Code: 7GN69


NAICS Codes

541330         Engineering Services
561210         Facility Support Services
541350         Building Inspection Services
541490        Other Specialized Designs
541611          Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
541690        Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
541990        All Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
561110         Office Administrative Services
611430         Professional and Management Development Training

 

 


Employees

  • Professional Engineers
  • Certified in Plumbing Engineering (CIPE)
  • LEED Accredited Professionals
  • Certified Commissioning Authority
  • International Code Council (ICC)
      - Certified Plan Reviewers
      - Commercial Inspectors