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.

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.

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.

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.

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.