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Burns Kicks Off Mount Sinai Hospital Fire-Safety Evaluation

Burns is advising the Mount Sinai Health System on strategies to cost-effectively improve fire-protection systems for two hospital campuses. To support Mount Sinai’s fire-safety master planning process, Burns is documenting fire-protection systems and performing a comprehensive equipment analysis. The evaluation will review: Current capacity of sprinkler-system components, Emergency power distribution necessary to support the hospital… Read More

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Burns Advises Port Authority’s Clean Vehicle Strategy

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) is a nationwide leader in the transition to electric vehicle fleets. Ambitious procurement goals have PANYNJ on track to own 100-percent electric light-duty vehicles by 2030 and 50-percent electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by 2035. With hundreds of vehicles currently located across dozens of facilities,… Read More

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University of Pennsylvania Enhances Steam System Redundancy

The University of Pennsylvania recently completed construction of a redundant steam distribution pipeline, improving reliability, safety and performance for the campus-wide heating system. A high-efficiency district energy system connects Vicinity Energy’s Philadelphia steam-generation plant to the university through multiple access points. To bolster steam-supply redundancy and to enhance building comfort, Burns provided mechanical design and… Read More

Newark Liberty International Airport Runway 4R-22L Recognized Among New Jersey’s Leading Capital Projects

Congratulations to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), recipient of a 2022 Leading Capital Construction Project award! The New Jersey Alliance for Action each year recognizes innovative and landmark construction initiatives that improve the state’s economy. Burns was among the PANYNJ partners honored for the successful rehabilitation of Newark Liberty International… Read More

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Burns Designs Highland Park Resilient Microgrid

Burns is supporting the New Jersey Borough of Highland Park with development of a microgrid that will provide resilient, solar-powered electricity for a dozen municipal and privately owned properties. The microgrid will make Highland Park less vulnerable during power disruptions, potentially improving municipal emergency response capabilities. Highland Park is among eight municipalities to receive incentives… Read More

Anthony LoCicero

Anthony LoCicero Serves as SEAA Awards Judge

Burns Project Manager Anthony LoCicero III, PE, LEED® AP is honored to serve as a judge for this year’s Steel Erectors Association of America national awards program. SEAA recognizes the country’s most exemplary structural steel projects. The Project of the Year awards give special consideration to projects that uphold the industry’s high expectations for safety,… Read More

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Burns Continues Southeast Expansion, Stands Ready to Support Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Burns looks forward to expanding services to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), one of the fastest-growing airports in the country. Burns will support Saltz Michelson Architects on their On-Call Building Design Projects contract, providing technology- and security-system design services. The Saltz Michelson team is one of three firms approved by the Broward County Aviation Department… Read More

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Orlando International Airport South Terminal C Nears Completion

Burns is performing all technology and multi-media system specialty engineering for the largest expansion project in airport history. Once complete later this year, the 1.6-million-square-foot, world-class South Terminal Complex will increase capacity by 10-12 million passengers with 15 new gates at Orlando International Airport (MCO), already the busiest airport in Florida. The new terminal deploys… Read More

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Mike Walton, PE Energizes Burns’ Facilities Engineering Services

Burns announces the promotion of Mike Walton, PE to the role of Vice President, Facilities and Infrastructure. Mike leads Burns’ industry-leading suite of advanced-power, zero-emission mobility, and high-performance facility engineering services. Working across disciplines, Mike has a unique ability to bring design solutions to life, effectively communicating with his team, partners and clients to overcome… Read More

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Derek Brown Accelerates Burns’ Growth in Washington, D.C. Region

Burns announces the promotion of Derek Brown as Director, Washington, D.C. Region. Derek’s promotion reflects his critical role overseeing the rapid expansion of multidisciplinary engineering services for railroad, transit agency, aviation, and institutional clients throughout the Greater Washington region. Derek offers extensive experience rolling out large-scale technology upgrades for federal, state, and local government agencies…. Read More


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