Electrical

Power Distribution

D&B has extensive design and construction management experience related to power distribution at 4kv, 13kv and 480v on wastewater, water supply and institutional projects. Our team of Electrical Engineers understands that continuous operation of process, HVAC and lighting systems is dependent upon a reliable and efficient power distribution system.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Load survey and analysis
  • Distribution system assessment & evaluation
  • Forensic investigation of failed cable systems
  • Utility coordination for new services & service upgrades
  • Medium voltage unit substations & switchgear
  • 480, 240 and 208 volt motor control centers & switchgear
  • Emergency and standby generator systems
  • Feeders and branch circuits
  • Integration of power distribution with process and HVAC control systems
  • Explosion hazard area classification and related codes
  • Underground manhole and conduit systems
  • Variable frequency drive systems
  • Surge, lightning protection & grounding systems
  • Energy studies
  • Energy monitoring and reporting
  • Power systems studies: Coordination, overcurrent protection & arc flash

Construction Phase Experience

D&B has extensive experience providing full-service electrical construction management through project completion including:

  • Inspection services
  • Shop drawing review of equipment and materials
  • Start-up and commissioning of systems and equipment
  • Shop witness testing of medium voltage transformers, switchgear and motor control centers
Power Distribution Contact:

Michael Neuberger, P.E.
(516) 364-9890, ext. 3017
MNeuberger@db-eng.com

Power Distribution Project Profiles:

Nassau County Department of Public Works, Cedar Creek- Grit Removal Facility Improvements

Great Neck WPCD, Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements and Expansion

National Grid, Design and Construction Oversight of the National Grid Groundwater Treatment Building