Burns & McDonnell Announces Key Hire to Strengthen, Grow Commissioning Services Throughout the Northeast
Burns & McDonnell Announces Key Hire to Strengthen, Grow Commissioning Services Throughout the Northeast
06/28/2022 1 minute read

WALLINGFORD, Connecticut — Strengthening its commissioning offerings to help clients meet key facility performance objectives, Burns & McDonnell has hired Krunal Patel to lead the company’s Northeast commissioning team. Patel will be based out of the firm’s Boston office and will serve all industries in the region.


“Krunal has more than a decade of engineering and commissioning experience in various market sectors such as commercial, government and healthcare,” says David Meyers, commissioning director for Burns & McDonnell. “With his background working closely with business owners, he knows how important it is that the facilities they are paying for operate efficiently and effectively.”

Working with clients from design through startup, professionals within the Burns & McDonnell commissioning team help deliver buildings that provide, or exceed, the performance and energy savings they were designed to deliver. That way, organizations see a favorable return on the investment of the project and can continue to provide the high-quality service their customers expect.   

“Current and future clients across the region will benefit from Krunal’s leadership and experience,” says Jerry Fan, senior vice president and general manager of the firm’s Northeast offices. “Our commissioning teams are unmatched and play a key role in all the services we offer.”

Burns & McDonnell professionals have commissioned $15 billion in construction in the last five years.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s Commissioning Giants Report ranks Burns & McDonnell No. 2 in commissioning. Engineering-News Record ranks Burns & McDonnell No. 16 among the top design firms in New England.

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of 10,000 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, and more to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities. Founded in 1898 and working from more than 60 offices globally, Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned. Learn how we are designed to build.