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Acquired in 2020, Burns Mechanical is a wholly owned subsidiary of Southland Industries that is committed to delivering intelligent solutions to our clients’ most complex building challenges. We understand that your business doesn’t work unless your building does because functionality, occupant comfort, and life-cycle costs affect the bottom line. From the first point of contact, our team is dedicated to understanding our clients’ underlying needs and challenges. Having worked with hundreds of facility managers, owners, and construction managers across a variety of industries, we pride ourselves in being considered a strategic partner to our clients.


Our Story

Burns Mechanical originally began when our founder, a well-respected steamfitter by trade, set out to be the region’s go-to mechanical contractor for large-scale construction projects in the Philadelphia area. PPL, a regional utility company, purchased Burns shortly after its inception, allowing the company to compete with more established contractors for prominent projects by leveraging the financial depth of a Fortune 500 company. Burns also acquired a well-established mechanical services company, DVY, to add mechanical service to its offering. Being one of the regions’ early adopters of leading-edge coordination software and extensive advanced planning, Burns quickly became known for delivering the highest quality mechanical installations. Additionally, in 2017, Burns went through a management-led private acquisition.  


Marking the beginning of a new era, Burns Mechanical was acquired by Southland Industries in 2020. Aligned with a strategic plan of growth and market disruption, Burns joined Southland to seize a unique opportunity for advancement and to utilize a greater depth of resources, helping provide the highest quality mechanical systems, service, and solutions to clients. 


Raising Expectations of the Contracting Experience

We believe that the opportunity to deliver excellence exists at every level. From our hands-on leadership team to the service technicians, pipefitters, engineers, account managers, and office staff, we are committed to continued expertise in our field. A high level of collaboration across all departments directly benefits our clients.

Burns’ array of services includes a full scope of HVAC and plumbing systems for large-scale construction projects, small-scale construction and renovations, design-build, design-assist, turnkey, and fast-track. The Burns service team specializes in preventative maintenance, contract service agreements, quoted repairs, 24/7 emergency service, and installation of mechanical systems for high-performance buildings. Additionally, we offer energy solutions for a holistic approach to optimized building performance, including guaranteed energy savings contracts.


For more information regarding Burns Mechanical’s services and capabilities, please call our main office at 215-674-9000 or request more information through our contact form.

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