November 2, 2020   We are pleased to announce that Southland Industries, a national MEP building systems company, has acquired Burns Mechanical.   Aligned with Burns’ strategic plan of growth and market disruption, this acquisition provides Burns with a platform for advancement. Dan Kerr, PE, President of Burns Mechanical, said, “This acquisition is consistent with our strategic […]

Dan Kerr, P.E., President of Burns Mechanical has been selected to serve on the Philadelphia Regional Recharge and Recovery Taskforce. The taskforce will identify practical solutions to accelerate Greater Philadelphia’s economic recovery while addressing systemic inequalities that exist within the region. This initiative is a joint effort between the Greater Philadelphia business and civic community, […]

Burns Mechanical is proud to co-sponsor Energy At Work: Innovative Energy Strategies from the Regional Business Community, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s newly released publication. Energy At Work highlights energy projects and strategies from the Chamber’s Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team that are boosting efficiency and resiliency, cutting costs, and reducing our region’s […]

Burns Mechanical is excited to announce the promotion of Keith Thomas to Executive Vice President! In this role, Keith will continue to have operational oversight of all construction activity which includes project management, BIM development, prefabrication / modular construction, and labor coordination. This new title reflects Keith’s wisdom and positive leadership influence that benefits all […]

If your cooling system was installed prior to 2010, it probably relies on R-22 refrigerant to function. With just 3 months to go until the EPA’s January 1st phase out deadline, we re-examined the likely effects of the R-22 ban. Once the final phase of the ban comes into effect on January 1st, 2020, it […]

No matter how short or long a deadline is, it always approaches faster than you expect. If you are a building owner or facilities manager that is responsible for older HVAC equipment, you are probably aware of the quickly-approaching phase out of R-22 (also known as Freon) mandated by the U.S. EPA. The discussion began […]

Burns Mechanical is pleased to welcome L. Cameron Wise to the firm. Cameron’s role will be to advance Burns’ mission of engineering, building, and servicing high-performance ideas into reality. In his two decade career, he has developed unique technical expertise in building systems and controls, building system integration, data centers, ESCO project development and energy […]

Burns Mechanical managed the mechanical portion of this state-of-the-art renovation for a comprehensive restorative patient care and clinical instruction center within Penn Dental School.  In our role, Burns was responsible for Plumbing Services, Dental Air & VAC Systems, HVAC Ductwork, and space heating/cooling.  The overall project encompassed a new two-story addition to the Schattner Building,  as […]

Ian Eggleston has joined Burns Mechanical as our new Safety Manager.  Ian is a highly respected safety professional combining significant training and hands-on practical experience. Prior to joining Burns Mechanical, he worked with a construction firm where he was responsible for risk management and serving as a multi-site safety manager handling auditing, corrective action and […]

Ilan Seid-Green has joined the firm as Assistant Project Manager. He is a recent graduate of Drexel University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. His work experience includes testing, design, and development at RBC Bearings, as well as project management at the Philadelphia International Airport for the Philadelphia Department of Commerce’s […]

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