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Electrical Engineering Consultant Thomas Burtness

Thomas H. Burtness, PE
2195 Wagon Trail Rd.
White Heath IL 61884
phone: 217-687-2000
Burtness Engineering Services, is a multi-disciplined consulting engineering firm serving municipal, institutional, industrial, and commercial end user clients, civil engineering firms, and landscape architectural firms with MEP services for the construction industry. They specialize in Street and Area Lighting Design, Electrical Engineering, and Forensic Engineering services.

Consulting Services Include:
  • Illumination Engineering for Roadway, Street, and Area Lighting
  • Electrical Engineering (Through 15kv)
  • Monitoring and Control Systems for Street and Area Lighting
  • Full Range of MEP Services
  • Industrial Instrumentation and Control Systems
  • Stakeholder Based Collaborative Design Philosophy
  • Focusing on the Marriage of the Art of Aesthetic Design and the Science of Technical Engineering
  • Serving as a Prime or a Sub Consultant
  • Forensic Consulting and Expert Witness Services
Thomas Burtness Electrical Engineering Expert PhotoPrincipal, Thomas H. Burtness, PE, is an Electrical Engineer specializing in both Electrical and Building Construction - equipment selection, specification, and installation (actually “working with the tools”), as well as cost control techniques.

Background - Mr. Burtness has 40+ years of experience in the design, specification, construction contract administration, installation, startup, and troubleshooting of electrical power, on-site generation, distribution, control, and instrumentation systems and equipment for residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal occupancies. His experience also includes water, wastewater, and stormwater treatment plants, and military facilities.

Additional expertise includes Illumination Engineering for street, roadway, and area lighting including photometric footcandle requirements, calculations, field verification, equipment specifications, installation, and analysis of failure, glare, overlighting and underlighting.

Thomas Burtness has written numerous in-depth reports, including municipal master planning documents, as well as operation, maintenance, and testing manuals. He also has extensive experience in public speaking and teaching.

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