Oconee-Pickens Vocational CenterSeneca, SC


Performed the electrical design and specifications for the approximate 9,000 SF expansion to the existing Oconee-Pickens Vocational Rehabilitation Center, located in Seneca, SC.  Services included, power distribution, lighting design using LED and IECC controls, emergency lighting, fire alarm design per code, telephone, AV systems raceway.

Mobile Mine Crushing PlantWalhalla, SC

New Mobile Plant

Burdette provided the electrical wiring for a new rock crushing plant at the Oconee Rock Quarry located in Walhalla, SC.  The plant consisted of (1) Jaw Crusher, (1) Primary Cone Crusher,
(1) Tertiary Cone Crusher, (2) Screen Decks, (3) Mobile Stackers and Multiple Conveyor Belts.

Palmetto Middle SchoolAnderson, SC

Anderson School District 1
New Addition & Renovations

Currently performing electrical engineering services and design for approximately 140,000 sf of new and 13,000 sf of renovations for phased construction of a new school in place of the Palmetto MS for Anderson County School District 1. The school will be constructed in phases requiring sequencing and possible temporary installation of power and telecommunications throughout the construction period.

Hangar No. 1 RenovationsGreer, SC

Greenville-Spartanburg Airport

Burdette performed the electrical design and specifications for renovations to approximately 30,000 square feet of hangar space and 20,000 square feet of office/mechanical spaces in existing Hangar No 1, located at 2102 Greenville-Spartanburg Drive at Greenville Spartanburg Airport.  This is part of an ongoing effort to expand, renovate and expand the airport.


Benson Chrysler Dodge JeepGreer, SC

New Dealership

Burdette recently completed a 24,000 SF warehouse expansion addition to the north and a 36,600 SF expansion to the south to finish a two-year improvement project to provide the means for ZF – Duncan South Carolina Division to expand their presence in the Upstate Greenville, SC.  Full electrical design for the expansion included:  design of service entrances, lighting for interior and emergency, power distribution for HVAC, convenience and service shop equipment, telecommunications and audio visual raceways, fire alarm system and security, site lighting for new cars and general parking.



New Music BuildingGreenville, SC

SC Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities

Burdette provided electrical engineering services for the addition of an approximate 10,000SF music building. The design includes 7 practice rooms, a large ensemble and rehearsal room, group percussion room, 4 teaching studios, instrument storage, and restrooms and it will connect directly to the existing building.

Men’s Lacrosse Locker RoomGreenville, SC

Furman University

Burdette provided the electrical design for this renovation.  New pendant mounted linear lighting fixtures in locker room and training room, new power for projector, motorized projection screen, relocation of fire alarm devices, power to connect new HVAC, plumbing equipment and entry corridor with automatic lighting controls to meet IECC 2009 requirements.

PRISMA Medical Office BuildingSeneca, SC

New Construction
Burdette Engineering, Inc. provided the electrical engineering for a new 14,220SF building for Prisma Health’s residency program. The program will accommodate three physicians, 18 medical residents and a support staff of nurses, social workers and administrative personnel. Services included were: Electrical service entrance design, Electrical lighting and lighting controls to meet current energy codes, Convenience power throughout building, HVAC connections for all new equipment, Fire Alarm System design and Emergency lighting as needed.

Legacy Charter SchoolGreenville, SC

Tenant Stadium Upgrades
Burdette provided electrical design services for an electrical upgrade to the Soccer Stadium at Legacy Charter School for use by a temporary tenant.  Services included design for new permanent scoreboard, miscellaneous power and vomitory lighting for chair back seating, emergency lighting for egress and design of bored conduits for sound system.


Intermodal Passenger StationNorth Charleston, SC

New Construction
Burdette provided electrical engineering services for approximately 15,536 SF of building for tenants Amtrak, CARTA and Southeastern Stages for the North Charleston Intermodal Passenger Center located in North Charleston, SC. Design services provided included: coordinating power utility service entrance; generator emergency system; power distribution system for equipment; HVAC and convenience receptacles; lighting systems to include emergency lighting and controls per IECC; fire alarm system; coordinated power and receiving needs with Low Voltage Designer.

Orangeburg Recreation ComplexOrangeburg, SC

Sports Complex Update
For the City of Orangeburg’s 132-acre sports complex, Burdette Engineering provided electrical engineering design services that included power distribution, lighting, fire alarm, generator, and IT raceway infrastructure for the site.  The site features a 5 field and 4 field configuration for baseball and softball.  In the center of each set of fields is a press box building that included concessions, restrooms, meeting rooms and scoring booths.  Also included on the site are two ticket booths, three standalone restroom buildings, maintenance/office building and a picnic pavilion.

Greer Branch LibraryGreer, SC

Additions & Renovations
Burdette performed the electrical design for renovations and a 5,400SF addition to Greenville County’s Greer Branch Library.  Services included new lighting and new raceway design in all areas in addition to upgrades in fire alarm, voice/data and audio-visual as needed.

ZF Chassis Facilities ExpansionDuncan, SC

Expansion of Existing Facility

The North Expansion is 24,000 square feet, to be utilized for warehousing only. The interior upfit will consist of two levels of office space, to be built and upfit as vanilla shells in previously open warehouse area. The following services were performed:  New branch panels installed in the new addition to provide power for new HVAC, lighting and power for convenience and equipment needs; Interior lighting design based on LED fixtures and lighting controls integrated with existing facility lighting controls; Exterior lighting design based on building mounted and pole mounted LED fixtures around building and at loading areas; Egress lighting provided via integral inverters for LED lighting fixtures and standalone LED battery lighting units as required; Electrical power connections for HVAC and plumbing equipment included.  Raceways for telephone/data, security system devices, Fire Alarm system design also included.

Neville HallClinton, SC

Presbyterian College
Renovation and Addition of Cornelson Hall

Burdette provided the electrical design for the 27,000 SF renovation and 15,000 SF 3-Story addition now completed at this historic hall at Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC.  The renovation includes opening up the original 3 story atrium.

Biosystems Research ComplexClemson, SC

Clemson University
Generator Replacement
Provided initial study in 2015 and is now redesigning the service entrance to comply with the findings of the initial generator study of the Biosystems Research Complex building for Clemson University’s main campus:  Four (4) 600KW parallel generators will be used rather than a single generator. This option includes the replacing the existing padmount transformer with new one and relocating in order to place a new 3,000 Amp automatic transfer switch and paralleling switchgear where the present transformer is located.

Peace Center’s Gunter TheaterGreenville, SC

Lighting & Dimming Upgrade

Burdette replaced the existing dimmer racks with new, replaced performance lighting outlet boxes, installed new LED work lighting on the stage and blue LED pathway lighting on the stage.  In conjunction was the replacement of existing halogen performance lighting with new LED performance lighting.


Camperdown AcademyGreenville, SC

New Classroom Building

Burdette provided the electrical design for a new classroom building located on The Verdae Development in Greenville, SC. The project consists of an approximately 25,000 square foot Educational building plus a 7,500sf multipurpose building and associated facility parking. Design services provided included:  power service entry; telecom service entry; site lighting; power distribution for HVAC kitchen equipment, miscellaneous equipment and convenience power; lighting and lighting controls; LED lighting; telecommunications, AV and security raceways; fire alarm systems; paging system.



AVX Corporation, Inc.Fountain Inn, SC

Arc-Flash Study

Burdette completed a study to determine the level of protection employees of AVX Corporation required to be adequately prepared in the event of an arc-flash incident in the workplace.  This will allow the company to comply with NFPA 70, Part 2 which requires them to provide an “electrically safe work condition” and educate their personnel accordingly.  Final report included arc flash and shock hazard reports, protective device settings, short-circuit current study (Short-Form), electrical equipment evaluation, single-line diagrams, and feeder schedules.

Hampton Park Baptist ChurchGreenville, SC


Provided electrical design services for renovations to existing sanctuary, balcony and fellowship areas to include:  new lighting for sanctuary, vestibule areas, fellowship, new rear corridors and other areas affected by new ceilings; power distribution design of  lighting and controls, AV, convenience power and café equipment; design of emergency and exit lighting for egress lighting; new dimming system and controls for sanctuary area LED lighting; relocation of existing fire alarm devices as required by construction.


EP360 Office BuildingGreenville, SC

Shell and Core Building

Burdette provided the complete electrical design for the renovations to this 5 story office building with approximately 23,000SF per level. Later the garage portion of the project was added to the scope.  Services include:  power and LED lighting throughout, security camera rough-ins and power to elevator and exhaust system for the garage.

Goodwill of the UpstateTravelers Rest, SC

New Facility

Burdette provided the complete electrical design for this new standalone facility and job connection center.  The new building is approximately 20,000SF and was opened and put into operation in November 2016.

West Campus Energy FacilityClemson, SC

Clemson University
New Plant

New Energy Facility  to include new service delivery at 480/277V, 3 Phase. Transformers to include coordination for sizes and pads, switchgear, motor control centers and panelboard distribution for two (2) 1400 ton chillers and associated pumps and equipment.  Also provided LED lighting design, emergency lighting, fire alarm system and provisions for future chillers.

Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic ChurchGreenville, SC

New Church

This new 15788SF Romanesque-style church is sure to renew and inspire the community at the intersection of Augusta Road and James Drive.  Burdette Engineering, Inc. provided the complete electrical design for the new sanctuary set to replace the original building built in 1955.

*Photos courtesy of Fr. James Bradley.

Parkside Pediatrics – VerdaeGreenville, SC

New Facility

Beautiful new pediatric care office for Parkside Pediatrics Group.  Scope of design included lighting, power, fire alarm and electrical service for one of four new medical buildings on Verdae Boulevard in Greenville, SC.  Site lighting was also provided as standard single head fixtures on poles with controls included.


Gantt Fire Station & Maintenance BuildingGreenville, SC

New Building

Electrical design for an approximately 20,000SF fire station with approximately 4,200SF maintenance building for the City of Greenville. Services included new service entrance for entire building to provide lighting, power, HVAC and plumbing; emergency generator and distribution for life safety; fire alarm system; voice/data cabling; raceways for Owner provided emergency call and radio systems.

Click Here for link to Notable Distinction Award on page 46 of Firehouse Magazine, November 2016.

Belton-Honea Path High SchoolHonea Path, SC

Anderson County School District 2
New Wrestling / Activities Center

The new 11,000SF building to house wrestling and weight room for the high school was completed in May 2018.  Services included utility, power, new LED lighting and emergency and site lighting design.

Harriet’s GardenGreenville, SC

Final Touch
Little Falls Park

This final touch to the recently completed Falls Park expansion is called the Rose Crystal Tower and was created by sculptor Dale Chihuly to honor the memory of the late Harriet Wyche whom as chairwoman of the Carolina Foothills Garden Club was instrumental in the creation of Falls Park.  Burdette coordinated the LED lighting that reflects the sculpture’s majestic presence in the garden.

Student Center & BookstoreGreenville, SC

Bob Jones University

This 13,750 SF renovation included a new coffee shop, expanded student seating/dining areas, new offices and student work rooms and a redesigned book store for student textbooks and school merchandise. Burdette designed the lighting and lighting controls systems, power and fire alarm system as well as provided construction management services to ensure a quality installation.

Photos Provided Courtesy of Bob Jones University.

LED Lighting Retrofit ProjectGreenville County, SC

Greenville County School District
LED Retrofits

Ongoing electrical engineering services for replacement of existing lighting with LED lighting to include drawings and bidding and construction observation services as required in existing schools within Greenville County. A 33 month long project between October 2016-July 2019 of approximately 70 schools.

Athletic ComplexAnderson, SC

Anderson University
New Facility

Provided electrical engineering for the new facilities at the Athletic Complex of Anderson University. Services included power and sports lighting design for softball and tennis facilities, general lighting and equipment connections for a new pool. Parking lot lighting and general exterior illumination for the campus was also provided in addition to future telecommunications conduit for future access to the new facilities.

Airport Facilities ExpansionGreer, SC

Greenville Spartanburg Airport

GSP Facilities Expansion project consisted of providing electrical engineering services for the addition of a 4,800 SF Facilities Management office Building, a 6,400 SF Equipment Storage Building and the relocation of the Fuel and Glycol service stations.  Burdette Engineering, Inc. provided the electrical engineering services that included: power distribution, standby generator design for emergency and normal power distribution, lighting design, fire alarm design, data and telephone design including building infrastructure cabling, fiber connectivity to the main terminal and fiber to the air field lighting controller, access control system design, lightning protection system design,  HVAC and plumbing connections design, and fuel and glycol service station design that included Class 1, Division 1 & and 2 hazardous locations.

Greenlink Transit CenterGreenville, SC


Electrical design renovation of 2 story Greyhound bus transit station for the Greenville Transit Authority.  Renovated spaces were bus, 3600SF office, and lobby areas.  Project took place in three phases.  Services included interior power plan for lighting, HVAC, data, communications and emergency egress.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran ChurchCharleston, SC

Historic Renovation

Project entailed complete renovation of electrical and mechanical systems along with building envelope to preserve historic structure on Marion Square.  Original structure was built in the 1880’s and last renovated in the 1960’s.  Project design included coordination with Board of Architectural Review for lighting mockup for church façade as well as conversion for color corrected LED lighting to reduce energy and maintenance.  Complete new electrical systems were provided for the historic church, requiring intense attention to detail.  New dimming and sound systems were also provided.

View Video of New Chandelier Hoist System allowing lowering of the pendants for servicing remotely from below.

Career and Technology CenterWilliamston, SC

Anderson School District 1
New Building

Burdette completed this new conference center this summer for the school district.  Part of the electrical design was this interesting 6′ diameter LED pendant with up and down lighting that serves as the focal point in the lobby.

Christ Church Episcopal SchoolGreenville, SC

Hartness Performing Arts Center

 The 37,000SF facility includes a 600 seat theater with LED house and stage lighting, orchestra pit, practice rooms, classrooms for orchestra, drums, lower school music and band, shop for building sets and a 3,000SF lobby area. Electrical design includes power distribution, data/telephone, internal and external lighting and lighting controls, fire alarm, audio-visual raceways, mechanical and plumbing system connections, lifesafety generator, theatrical lighting raceways, power and power connections coordination.

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic SchoolGreenville, SC

New Classrooms/Gym Building

Burdette provided electrical design and specifications for approximately 34,000sf of classroom and gymnasium building for St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School located in Greenville, SC., with an alternate for kitchen, dining and additional classrooms.  Services included coordination of new services with power, telephone and cable utilities, power distribution for HVAC, convenience and elevator equipment power, lighting and controls, including gymnasium lighting, emergency lighting, site lighting for new parking area to be controlled from new building, data cabling and fire alarm systems.


Keeter Auditorium RenovationShelby, NC

Cleveland Community College

In coordination with a specialty theater consulting group and the Owner, Burdette Engineering, Inc. designed the power system required for a complete performance system upgrade to include performance and house lighting, rigging and emergency power.

Barnett HallClemson, SC

Clemson University
HVAC & Window Replacement
2013 Excellence in Construction Award

Electrical design for the complete replacement of mechanical systems in Barnett Hall to include first floor HVAC and toilet ventilation.  Demolition and construction were completed in phases in order to accommodate completion during the 2013 summer break period.  Project was fast track and contractor led, requiring intense coordination.

Rhett & Camperdown StreetscapeGreenville, SC

New Lighting and Service

Burdette designed the new lighting along Rhett and Camperdown Streets for the City of Greenville.  Hubbell’s Beacon Mediterranean, 12 foot , fluted, Centennial B series poles were utilized and new service provided.

Pedrick’s GardenGreenville, SC

New Park

While reworking the parking lot lighting in the West End lot, Burdette provided new service and electrical design for this new park to include the new Sunflower Fountain, wall and seating lights, as well as the lighting for the new Botanical Bridge for the City of Greenville.  This new addition marks a finishing touch to Greenville’s beautiful Falls Park.

Performing Arts AmphitheaterTravelers Rest, SC

New Amphitheater
Trailblazer Park

In conjunction with festival grounds and a farmer’s market, this open-air amphitheater has been completed with stage power, lighting and audio system connections, bringing another performance venue to the community.

911 Call CenterHendersonville, NC

PSAP Replacement

Power and lighting design in progress for new 911 Call Center PSAP replacement in existing law enforcement building.  Project includes new server room, 350KW generator and UPS installation.

New Horizon Family Health ServicesGreenville, SC

New Facility

This new 64,000SF building is designed to house three floors of family, pediatric and adult general practice exam rooms, a main floor of triage, X-Ray and procedure/treatment rooms as well as executive and administrative offices for the service group’s other campuses located in the Upstate. The facility is  located between the Greenville Hospital System’s flagship Memorial Campus and the new Veteran’s Administration Medical Office Facility on Grove Road.  Burdette’s design services include lighting and power design, fire alarm and emergency power, data and communications, lightning protection, equipment power design and site lighting.

New Dining CommonsGreenville, SC

Bob Jones University

Burdette Engineering, Inc. provided electrical design services for the renovation of the campus main dining commons.  It was completed in two phases beginning in 2010 and finishing summer of 2013.  Phase I work was implemented to provide a streamlined food delivery in a canteen setting and to prepare the students for the changes to the food delivery coming in Phase II.    The Phase II renovation included electrical infrastructure design, one of the first installations of Hubbell’s new high lumen LED downlights, lighting for the varsity room, power design for new kitchen equipment and hoods, HVAC connections and new fire alarm system for the entire building.  Burdette’s Phase II design brought a new concept in food delivery providing students with a wide variety of new choices and a more socially interactive environment.

Photos provided courtesy of Bob Jones University.

Nutra Manufacturing, Inc.Greenville, SC

Weighing Room & Melter Addition

Burdette Engineering, Inc. provided the electrical design for the relocation of two weighing rooms at the Nutra plant located in Greenville, SC.  Design included lighting, receptacles and miscellaneous power for the weighing room equipment.  This modification was made to allow for the addition of Melter No. 6 which included feeder design to the melter control panel and from the control panel to the associated motors.

Doug Kingsmore Stadium ExpansionClemson, SC

Clemson University
Renovation and New Museum
LEED Silver Certification, 2017

Expansion of left field bleachers, including reworking of existing lighting controls, and reworking of stadium speaker systems.  Power was also provided to all concession equipment, toilets, miscellaneous receptacles, and HVAC equipment.  Scope of work was expanded to include fire alarm system modifications to provide voice evacuation messaging with interface with public address and emergency power source, 11,000SF addition and approximated 10,000SF of renovated space for player development space and new museum.

Pavilion Ice RinkGreenville, SC

Greenville County Recreation
New Lighting

Lighting and controls design was completed for the hockey rink, indoor soccer and playroom areas.  Design included replacing existing HID fixtures with a new T5HO high bay fixture layout.  New lighting saves energy and flexible controlling allow owner to vary lighting levels and increase savings.

Rivers Edge Apartment ComplexGreenville, SC

New Building

This new 8 story building is a prominent addition to Greenville’s downtown across from the Peace Center Complex.  Burdette Engineering, Inc. designed the electrical systems to include lighting, HVAC and fire alarm system for the apartments and the retail spaces of the building.

Clean Burn FuelsRaeford, NC

Ethanol Plant

Provided electrical engineering for $100,000,000 ethanol plant in Raeford, NC.  Electrical subcontract was approximately $7,500,000 and included coordination with Lumbee Cooperative Power Utility to provide sufficient capacity for plant operations.  Service coordination included design of  loop service and switches to bank of 3000 kVA transformers and provision of duct bank for utility use.  Burdette Engineering, Inc. and Owner examined ownership of transformers versus Utility and determined plant would be best served with Utility ownership.

LSP Automotive SystemsUnion, SC

Press Line Expansion

Complete press line expansion to include the plant 4160 V power system.  Coordinating with Lockhart Cooperative Power to add a 1200 A,
5 KV switch in co-op substation, ran 5 KV distribution through the facility and installed new unit substations.   Also performed Arc Flash and Coordination Study along with PPE labeling for gear.

Generostee Waste Water Treatment FacilityAnderson, SC

New Waste Treatment Lines

Provided electrical engineering for approximately $1,000,000 electrical subcontract for new waste treatment lines requiring extensive underground distribution and grounding requirements.  Burdette Engineering, Inc. provided motor control elementaries and coordinated with instrumentation vendor for control systems for the plant.

Parking GarageGreenville, SC

Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research
1,200 spaces, 5 levels
LEED Gold Certification, 2009

Burdette Engineering Inc. provided electrical services for this structure to include the ground and fifth floor power modifications, third floor fitness center design, and restaurant up-fits.

Porter Memorial LibraryNewton County, GA

New Facility
LEED Gold Certification, 2011

Porter Memorial Library was the first LEED Gold Library in Georgia.  New Construction to include 18,000 SF branch library design of power for HVAC, convenience power, lighting systems, fire alarm system, computer system design, site lighting, and LEED certification design for lighting.

Center for Emerging TechnologyGreenville, SC

International Center for Automotive Research
Clemson University
LEED Gold Certification, 2013

Design of approximately 60,000 SF core and shell facility  to attract new emerging companies.  Design incorporates raised floor with HVAC, and modular power and data located below floor level.  Special consideration was given for possible laboratory installation with maximum flexibility for possible tenants, along with telecommunication rooms and telecommunication infrastructure.

Sage Automotive InteriorsGreenville, SC

LEED Gold Certification, 2016

In 2010 this project was a LEED project which used a Lutron wireless lighting control system for occupancy sensing and daylight harvesting.  The primary power distribution for this upfit was done beneath the raised floor which gives the tenant a flexible space that is simple and budget friendly when it comes time to make modifications to the floor plan.  Project was originally submitted for LEED Silver Certification in 2010 and received LEED Gold in 2016.

Recreation Wellness Sports ComplexGreenwood, SC

Lander University

Project entailed new athletic fields and phased field house for Lander University in a park-like setting.  Included in the scope are baseball, softball and soccer stadiums with a 16 court tennis complex, along with intramural playing fields.  Athletic lighting designs complied with NCAA Best Practices and IES Standards, with separate designs provided for traditional lighting systems and constant illumination systems to provide bidding comparability.  Stadiums were provided with sound systems, scoreboards and controls, and an integrated voice evacuation fire alarm system.  Infrastructure with ductbank and manholes was provided for power and communications, with provisions for spare conduits and interconnection to the remote campus Communication Center.  In addition, design allows for connection of power and data infrastructure to an athletic field house being designed as a separate project with lockers, coaches’ offices, weight training, etc.  Lighting controls are provided to allow for security illumination after hours.  Fiber and data connectivity to all press boxes were included, with power provided on each field for events such as concerts, etc.

Memorial Stadium Display LightingClemson, SC

Clemson University

Provided electrical design at Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium for the main display, new sideline fascia (north and south stands), two (2) new tower displays, and new center fascia on the west end zone with D.O.G. clocks.  Scope expanded to include emergency power generator design, and relocation of audio equipment.

Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC

Clemson University

Burdette Engineering, Inc. provided an electrical study for the proposed Littlejohn Coliseum Annex in 2011  and designed modifications to the original facility in 2002 to include lighting, power distribution, roof replacement, HVAC, switchgear, panel relocation, and fire safety systems.

South Carolina Governor’s SchoolGreenville, SC

Original Building & Expansion

Designed original building in 1996 and it was erected in 1999.  Since that time Burdette has also extended existing dormitory to add new resident assistant apartments and backup generator to supply power to the existing building electrical service.  Generator design with service rated automatic transfer switch included controls sequence to selectively disable non-essential power to conserve backup energy required.  Added lighting, power and extended existing fire alarm and speaker systems to new rooms.

Graduate Engineering CenterGreenville, SC

International Center for Automotive Research
Clemson University
New Facility
LEED Silver Certification, 2009

Approximately 85,000 SF automobile research facility with testing labs, classrooms and office space including flexible areas, multi-media, audio-visual systems and auditorium.  Electrical systems design includes lighting, power and fire alarm.  Project includes state-of–the-art research facilities, labs, and equipment for automotive research, requiring back-up generation, multiple services, smoke evacuation systems, and intense audio visual, I.T. and security coordination with Owner.  Subsequent projects have reworked existing labs to accommodate new equipment and research requirements.

Caine Halter YMCAGreenville, SC


Burdette Engineering provided electrical engineering services for phasing work required for the demolition and construction of a new 38,000 square foot YMCA, re-work of pool equipment, new outdoor pool, renovated gymnasium, and some site lighting changes.  At this time, existing electrical services were re-worked to remain in operation during construction.  New design included power, lighting, fire alarm and voice/data raceways.   Later, a new administration building was added to the facility, and most recently, a new flex room was added and existing space converted into a flex fitness room.

Hubbell Lighting HeadquartersGreenville, SC

Project Starlight
LEED Silver Certification, 2008

Hubbell Project Starlight was a new construction of approximately 162,000 SF.  Electrical systems design included lighting, power, fire alarm and security.  The building also is an excellent example of building automation interfaces, lighting and daylight harvesting.

Centennial HallGreenwood, SC

Lander University
New Dormitory
LEED Certified, 2008

New 69,500 SF four-story dormitory for Lander that included power distribution, lighting, fire alarm design, grounding, lightning protection, telecommunications and security including access control and surveillance.  This project was not initially designed as a LEED project, but the design was modified during construction to receive LEED certification.

First Baptist ChurchGreenville, SC

Activities Ministry Center
LEED Silver Certification, 2010

New 41,550 SF activities center for First Baptist Church in Greenville, SC.  In addition to power distribution, lighting and controls, project entailed electrical engineering design to include voice evacuation system, fire alarm and site lighting.  Site lighting included lighting for an outside basketball court, new parking lot, and building mounted fixtures to light the exterior stairs and the patios.  Interior lighting, Audio Visual, HVAC, Security and LEED certification services were also provided.

*Photos and architectural design provided by LS3P Associates, Ltd.

Berkeley County School DistrictMoncks Corner, SC

Fire Alarm System Replacements
Three Schools

Burdette Engineering Inc. was awarded the design contract to provide fire alarm replacement construction documents in just over three weeks for completion over the summer of 2013 for Marrington Middle, Berkeley Intermediate, and Sedgefield Intermediate schools of the Berkeley County School District in Moncks Corner, SC.  Design was completed as scheduled and approval was coordinated and secured with the Office of School Facilities in 81 days.
Completed  August 2013.

Legacy Charter Elementary SchoolGreenville, SC

Additions and Renovations

Scope of work includes additions and renovations to the former Greenville County Schools Fine Arts Center.  The   additions of 15,000SF include 14 classrooms for kindergarten, fourth and   fifth grade.  The renovations of   30,000SF include classrooms, converting an existing theatre and prop room to   kitchen and cafeteria space, and general administrative offices.  The electrical design consisted of a new electrical power distribution, communications system design, fire alarm system design, lighting design and specification, design of receptacle power and placement, power and communication cable tray layout, full service commercial kitchen design including hood and equipment connections, teaching smartboard connections, and provided wiring and connection to mechanical equipment.

Greer Municipal ComplexGreer, SC

New Construction

Provided electrical engineering, telecommunications and audio/visual services for the City of Greer.  Projects included multi-site work to provide a new 31,000 SF City Hall, addition and renovations to a 34,000 SF Police Station, new park facilities and new parking lot lighting. Scope required close coordination with City’s IT Department for telecommunications and audio/visual capabilities.  Burdette Engineering worked closely with City’s Police Department to provide the security needs.

Systems for the Police and Courts portion of the project included intricate door security systems with specific area overrides, secured video system for interview areas, fully integrated court presentation systems with flat screens, microphone inputs and emergency alarms within judges’ bench.  A backup generator was supplied providing power to entire building.

Audio visual system for the City Hall portion of the project covered a multiple use room capable of being divided into three smaller rooms, with one room dedicated for use as a Council room chamber.  Individual projectors and screens in each of the three areas were capable of shared operation for use as a single large room.  Integrated lighting scene control was provided for the  three areas to be combined into one control.

South Spring Street Parking GarageGreenville, SC

912 Spaces, 8 Levels
PCI Design Award, Best Parking Structure

Burdette Engineering provided electrical engineering services for a new 8 level parking garage for the City of Greenville.  Services included power, telephone service entrance, lighting and controls, security CCTV system with feedback to the police department, provisions for future levels, fire alarm system, conduit for entrance/exit mechanisms, operator booth design with restroom, power for elevator, compactor, electric car re-charging system, emergency egress power, emergency assistance call boxes, and intercom at all entries.

Physical Activities CenterGreenville, SC

Furman University
LEED Silver Certification, 2011

Electrical design to renovate an existing two story, 35,000 SF physical activity center facility for students and faculty.  The existing solar array supplemental heating system for the indoor pool was refurbished.  The existing electrical distribution system was replaced throughout the facility, energy efficient lighting systems and controls were added, a new fire alarm system and HVAC system was installed to meet the latest energy codes.  This building was certified as LEED Silver in 2010.  The existing pool lighting was upgraded as part of the renovations.

OR Equipment ReplacementGreer, SC

Greenville Health System

In order to complete the renovations to Operating Room Number 3 of the Greer Campus of Greenville Health System, Burdette designed the electrical needs to include replacement of the Cysto Radiological Equipment.  Services provided include upgrade of electrical circuit, feeder and controls as well as coordination with SCDHEC.  

MRI Suite RenovationGreenville, SC

Greenville Health System

8,300 SF MRI addition and renovation to an existing GI suite. Lighting, power, fire alarm system design. Emergency power provided from existing distribution system. Raceways provided for nurse call and voice/data systems. Project is designed to meet SCDHEC regulations, JCAHO requirements.

Medical Office Building No. 2Sumter, SC

Tuomey Healthcare

A 100,000 SF, three-story plus penthouse medical office building with build-out of first floor to include Ambulatory Surgical Center with emergency power distribution (life safety, critical and equipment branches), lighting, power and communication design.

Westin Poinsett HotelGreenville, SC

Historic Renovation

Completed in the 1920’s, this 10-story landmark hotel of downtown Greenville was restored to its former grandeur.  Careful attention to detail in the lobbies, restaurant and grand ballrooms was required to remain true to the original design intent.  Challenges included updating for codes, infrastructure for power, telecommunications and fire alarm systems, especially through the extensive marble and plaster finishes.
Careful coordination with budgeting and close interface with building officials allowed this project to move forward and spark the upgrade of the south end of Main Street.

Charter CommunicationsGreenville, SC

Call Center, Office

A stately 60,000 SF, four story, call center and office building  included under-floor modular power and data cabling for flexible spaces.  Data connectivity to Data Center was provided, complete with UPS and 2MVA generator backup.  Subsequent projects expanded the Data Center and redundant utility and generator feeds.


Renovations & Prototypes

Burdette Engineering has been working closely with BI-LO on their store renovations since 1995 and has actively worked with them on the development of their new store prototypes since 1997.  As technology continues to evolve, so do the BI-LO store designs.  The latest 40K prototype design incorporates new LED lighting technology and also uses high efficiency, high bay, fluorescent fixtures to illuminate most of the store.  BI-LO stores incorporate an array of code critical design elements and demonstrates Burdette’s retail capabilities, with over 400 projects over the past 17 years.

NEXT Innovation CenterGreenville, SC

Building Conversion
ENERGY STAR for Superior Energy Performance, 2011

This longtime electrical distribution center and warehouse was converted to a technologically robust 60,000 SF, flex space for technical incubation spaces for entrepreneurial companies.  Electrical design of building included interior and exterior lighting, HVAC, fire alarm, and data raceways.  Since initial building conversion, Burdette has participated in the upfit of GNOSO, TiBA, Lab 21 and CIOT Diamond at the Center.

REWA Corporate HeadquartersGreenville, SC

Western Carolina Waste Water Treatment Facility
Merit Award from AIA SC Chapter
LEED Silver Certification, 2010

Burdette Engineering, Inc. provided electrical design for the facility to facilitate a modern, technologically current building with exposed ceilings and tall central core and patio.  Electrical design included backup power for critical operations and rerouting fiber feeds from sewer plant across Mauldin Road.  Burdette performed design modifications to the optical fiber service in the facility, which included extensive revisions of the following design elements:  fiber configuration, fiber routing, fiber testing procedures, proposed pathways that include underground handholes and ductbanks.  Services also included bidding and construction observation and administration.

Drake Education CenterFranklin, NC

New Education/Training Facility

Burdette Engineering Inc. provided the electrical design for this 9,000 SF lecture hall in Macon County, NC.  Design services included power distribution, lighting, AV, service entry power, telephone entry facilities, telecommunications, and emergency lighting with battery backup.  Facility includes stadium seating to include 100 workstations, projection screening with confidence monitoring, video streaming and lobby digital monitoring.

Photos provided courtesy of Providence Builders.

Internal Medicine AssociatesGreenville, SC

  • IMA - Burdette Engineering, Greenville South Carolina

New Facility

New Construction of 80,000 SF, three story shell building with subsequent build-out power and lighting design.  Upfit spaces included X-Ray, CT equipment, exam rooms, ASHRAE 90.1, 2004 compliant.

MD360 Medical BuildingGreer, SC

New Facility

A new, 12,000 SF standalone medical office building to contain housing, physical therapy, X-Ray, general practice and support office spaces.  Electrical design of site lighting for parking area to include specialty landscape and building lighting with integrated controls.

Cancer Center of the CarolinasSpartanburg, SC

LINAC Addition

A 9,000 SF addition to the existing medical office building for the expansion of the facilities radiological department.  Areas for linear accelerator, CT procedure and general X-Ray were added with complete electrical design for equipment.

Calvary Baptist ChurchSimpsonville, SC

New Sanctuary

Burdette Engineering provided complete electrical design of this 1200 seat sanctuary with auditorium, atrium, courtyard and other gathering spaces.  Electrical design services include interior lighting and dimming systems, exterior site lighting for steeple, courtyard, walkways, and parking lot.  Project included design for HVAC, fire alarm, security and building communication and data systems.

Dedicated August 2012.

Charlie W. Johnson StadiumColumbia, SC

Benedict College
Sports Facility & Roadway Lighting

Burdette provided the phased electrical design for the new football stadium at Benedict College.  Services included sports lighting with miscellaneous power and signal conduits for telecommunications, P.A. system, etc., as required for field operations.  Power, lighting and fire alarm  provided for the home side press box structure and for concessions and toilets for each side.  The locker room/future field house and provisions to light the practice field were also included.  Sportslighting for the Baseball, Softball, Soccer and Tennis facilities was provided as well as access roadway lighting.


Larry B. Penley Golf ClubhouseClemson, SC

Clemson University
LEED Silver Certification, 2012

A new 7,100 SF facility consists of a physical training room, dining area, meeting room, repair shop, locker rooms, and the coaches’ offices.  Electrical design included interior electrical power and lighting systems, along with site lighting for the proposed parking lot.

Savannah River Forest Institute Research StationAiken, SC

US Forestry First LEED Certified Building
LEED Silver Certification, 2008

Burdette designed the installation of new HVAC and lighting for this research station in Aiken, SC.  It later became the US Forestry’s first LEED certified building.  The design features include a ground-source heat pump heating and air-conditioning system and highly efficient light fixtures.  The lab is 33 % more energy efficient than a standard building.

Pearce-Horton FieldhouseGreenville, SC

Furman University
New Facility

 New 45,000 SF, 5 story football support, locker room, TV support, spectator suites for Furman University.  Energy efficient lighting design, lighting controls, voice fire alarm system, support raceways and power for Satellite TV broadcast, lightning protection system and emergency generator system designs.

St. Luke’s United Methodist ChurchWalhalla, SC

New 200 Seat Sanctuary 

Provided for interior lighting, dimming systems, and emergency lighting, along with sound system and fire alarm. Provided design of site lighting for parking lot, exterior accents, egress lighting, lightning protection, and power distribution to include service entrance and HVAC, lighting and convenience outlets.

Furman University ChapelGreenville, SC

Furman University
350 Seat Sanctuary

Electrical design for 27,000 SF chapel on Furman University grounds.  The chapel was designed as a focal point of the campus mall with an impressive facade and steeple.  Burdette Engineering provided engineering for lighting, dimming controls, fire alarm and power distribution with sanctuary architectural, theatrical and accent lighting to highlight the altar, organ and other architectural elements.  In addition to the sanctuary, the lower level includes offices, meeting rooms, and parlor for various student and staff uses.

Place of PeaceGreenville, SC

Furman University
Buddhist Temple

The Place of Peace is a Japanese temple that was donated and relocated to Furman University from Nagoya, Japan by the Tszuki family.  Burdette provided the electrical engineering to facilitate the re-assembly of the temple on Furman University grounds in 2008.