Burns Among Top Electrical Design Firms

EC&M Features Burns Among Top Electrical Design Firms

Burns is proud to continue to rise through the ranks of the country’s largest electrical design firms. Powering our growth, Burns is designing and overseeing construction for many of the country’s largest and most complex critical electrical-infrastructure projects.   Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) featured Burns as the 11th largest firm on the 2021 ranking… Read More

Burns Aviation Team Leads Update to Industry’s Premier Security Guidelines

The National Safe Skies Alliance (Safe Skies) released an update to the Recommended Security Guidelines for Airport Planning, Design, and Construction through its Program for Applied Research in Airport Security (PARAS). Called upon for our deep expertise in aviation design principals, Burns security experts led the overhaul of this trusted guidance document. The PARAS report… Read More

Fleet Electrification Webinar June 23, 2021

Burns Webinar: Public Transit Agencies Share Routes to Fleet Electrification Success

As agencies replace older buses with zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), riders and communities will benefit from fewer tailpipe emissions, quieter streets and lower operating costs. But the logistical challenges will be unprecedented. Our panel of transit agency leaders will discuss how each is approaching fleet conversion in ways that enhance passenger services, ensure minimal impacts to maintenance… Read More

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Burns Supports SEPTA Zero Emission Bus Master Plan

Burns is undertaking a facility readiness analysis for one of the country’s most ambitious bus electrification efforts. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is evaluating whether electric buses can replace diesel-powered and hybrid-electric buses at the end of their useful life. Burns is supporting Sam Schwartz with the development of SEPTA’s Zero Emission Bus Master Plan…. Read More

Webinar Fleet Electrification

On Burns Webinar, Utilities Talk Transportation Electrification

As electric vehicles take off, utilities are embracing their roles as trusted transportation-electrification advisors. Our May 5th webinar, second as part of a series on fleet electrification challenges and solutions, featured a panel of utility experts discussing the resources and incentives being offered to their customers as well as the comprehensive infrastructure designs, regulatory changes… Read More

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Burns Continues Rise in ENR Top Design Firm Rankings

At Burns, we are proud to support our clients across the country as they continue to provide critical services even throughout the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. This year our roles have expanded, providing specialized and highly technical engineering services to complex transportation and critical infrastructure projects. In recognition of our growing services, Engineering News-Record… Read More

Join Burns for a conversation with utilities managing the transition to an electrified transportation system.

The nation’s utilities are laying the groundwork for the arrival of electric vehicles. As public transit agencies, fleet operators and individual car owners increasingly embrace electrified transportation options, utilities are working with customers large and small to add resilient and reliable power capacity. Utilities are also leading by example, transitioning internal fleets to electric vehicles…. Read More

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Nelson Long Joins Burns’ Healthcare Engineering Team

Burns builds upon our healthcare engineering expertise with the welcomed addition of Nelson Long, PE. Joining our Orlando office, Nelson brings 25 years of mechanical engineering experience within the healthcare sector. Previous projects span from in-patient facility upgrades to central energy plant renovations to construction of new hospital campuses. Nelson has established a strong reputation… Read More

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Burns Expands in the Southeast, Moves into Larger Orlando Office

Prompted by growth in demand for the company’s specialized healthcare and aviation services, Burns has relocated operations into a new, larger office in Downtown Orlando.  “We are excited to be part of  the economic growth of Central Florida and the Southeastern US region,” said Chief Executive Officer Matthew Burns. “Our larger Orlando office provides an ideal… Read More

Watch It Again: Mapping Out the Fleet Electrification Journey

Watch It Again: Mapping Out the Fleet Electrification Journey Webinar

On March 10, Burns hosted a lively discussion with some of the country’s leading visionaries in battery-electric vehicle solutions. Panelists shared advice on financial, logistical and operational challenges confronting fellow early adopters of fleet electrification technologies. A recording is now available to watch and share. Video: Mapping Out the Fleet Electrification Journey.  Special thanks to… Read More


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