Michael Partney

Michael Partney Joins Burns’ Growing Houston Team

Burns welcomes the addition of project manager Michael Partney. Michael will apply insights from a three-decade career overseeing the planning, feasibility, design, and construction stages for a wide range of highly sophisticated, critical infrastructure projects. Past projects include hospital and educational campus expansions, biomedical and petrochemical laboratory facilities, and large-scale international commercial developments. “Working across… 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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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

Bryan Mehaffey, Vice President, Southeast Region

Bryan Mehaffey Expands Burns’ Healthcare, Aviation Services Throughout the Southeast

Burns announces the promotion of Bryan Mehaffey as Vice President, Southeast Region. Bryan oversees complex engineering projects for airports, hospitals, and other large and critical facilities throughout Florida and the southeastern U.S., producing some of our industry’s most-innovative design solutions. During a time of unprecedented challenge facing the nation’s healthcare system, Bryan made it his… Read More

Operating Room Critical Power Upgrades

Burns Designs Central Florida Operating Room Critical Power Upgrades

HCA Healthcare has engaged Burns to improve the performance and resilience of operating room electrical systems and patient care air handling units at Central Florida Regional Hospital.  Burns is leading two critical infrastructure projects at the Level II trauma center. Following an assessment of the hospital’s surgical suite, Burns was retained to expand electrical capacity… 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

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Regis Gaughan Joins Burns to Lead Healthcare Practice

Burns continues our healthcare practice expansion with the welcomed addition of Regis Gaughan, PE, Director of Healthcare. Regis is an industry leader in planning and design, and is widely respected by medical and life sciences clients across the United States, Asia and the Middle East. Regis specializes in inclusive and engaging processes, convening project stakeholders… Read More

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