Melsie Ordonez headshot for announcement

Melsie Ordoñez Joins Burns’ Growing South Florida Team

Burns welcomes the addition of Project Manager Melsie Ordoñez, PE, CxA, LEED® AP. Melsie is an accomplished mechanical engineer with more than two decades of specialized healthcare, aviation and institutional project experience. Focusing on Burns’ rapidly growing base of South Florida clientele, Melsie will guide clients throughout design and construction of large-scale heating, ventilation and… Read More

Houston panoramic skyline view

Burns Grows Texas Operations, Moves into Larger Houston Office

Burns continues to expand our Texas footprint, moving this month into a larger downtown Houston office. At a time of booming population growth across the Texas Gulf Coast, Burns is deepening our technical consulting and project-management services to meet the needs of our healthcare, aviation, and municipal clients. Located in the Houston Skyline District’s recently… Read More

Alex Cano announcement headshot

Burns Welcomes Alex Cano, Continuing Gulf Coast Expansion

Burns is building upon our Southeast presence with the welcomed addition of Alex Cano. Alex adds to Burns’ specialized healthcare design-build expertise. Applying nearly 20 years of construction oversight experience, Alex will support our Gulf Coast clients and lead our Tampa office. Returning to his Florida roots, Alex previously managed project execution for several of… Read More

Exterior view Mount Sinai West

Burns Leads Mount Sinai West Mechanical Upgrades

Burns is providing engineering design services to support a chiller system replacement at New York City’s historic Mount Sinai West. Burns is designing replacement of the hospital’s centrifugal chillers, condenser water, and chilled water pumps. The design process involves: Detailed phasing plans to ensure continuous chilled water supplies Evaluation of necessary piping upgrades to accommodate… Read More

Burns Develops Fire-Protection Strategies for Multiple New York Hospitals

Burns is consulting multiple New York-based healthcare systems on strategies to upgrade their fire-protection systems. Continuing Burns’ role as trusted hospital fire-protection system experts, the assessments spanned nearly 4-million square feet of campus buildings for four major hospitals in New York City and Long Island. Design strategies identified as a result of the assessments involve:… Read More

Alan Dash

Alan Dash Boosts Burns’ Healthcare Technology Practice

Burns welcomes the addition of Alan Dash, a national leader in healthcare technology solutions and digital transformation strategies. Healthcare providers trust Alan to guide them throughout technology system design and implementation at brand-new or renovated facilities. Alan facilitates the decision-making process to enhance hospitals’ technology capabilities, uniting IT, medical, and administrative teams. “My approach centers… Read More

Park Tower, Photo courtesy City Office REIT

Burns Expands Tampa Operations

To meet growing demand for specialized healthcare and aviation services among our Gulf Coast clients, Burns is further expanding our West Florida footprint.  Our upgraded office is located in the heart of downtown Tampa. The newly renovated Park Tower building looks out over the Hillsborough River. We’re now steps away from the Tampa Riverwalk, top-rated… Read More

Michael Langton

Michael Langton Expands Burns’ Footprint Across South Texas

Burns continues our expansion across the Southern U.S. with the welcomed addition of Michael Langton, PE, CEM, Cx, LEED AP as our new Houston Regional Manager. Michael brings a unique blend of engineering experience in healthcare, aviation, and various critical-infrastructure industries. Applying expertise in mechanical and electrical engineering, Michael will focus on broadening Burns’ growing… Read More

Julie Johnson

Julie Johnson Lights Up Burns’ Healthcare Designs

Burns welcomes the addition of architectural lighting specialist Julie Johnson to lead the company’s Healthcare Lighting Studio. Recognizing the essential role of lighting design for high-quality patient care, Julie brings 15 years of experience focused on lighting technology innovations and design solutions that can maximize healing environments. “Lighting benefits go beyond financial savings and improved… Read More

Exterior view of Mount Sinai Hospital

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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