Electrical Engineering
Electrical
services
Electrical Systems Design

From branch circuiting to high-voltage campus loop master planning and design, and everything in between, tk1sc brings the knowledge and experience to deliver a safe, reliable, and efficient electrical system to your project, however small or large. Our insight into project-specific solution-based designs allows for flexible, innovative, and dependable infrastructures, ensuring a level of quality unlike any other.

Master Plans

From multi-buildings to central plants, city blocks, and neighborhoods, we participate with the client to plan and future-proof a campus or project to accommodate electrical service needs and infrastructure.

Facility Assessment

Whether it be for an existing parcel looking for an upgrade or a prospective opportunity that requires additional analysis, our services for facility assessment and reporting, equipment analysis, building and site capabilities, and future needs are available to help you determine your next steps.

Development of Client Standards

We work hand in hand with clients and their facilities specialists to develop standards and installation methods that are safe, code-compliant, and establish a level of quality that ensures we can maintain an owner’s vision.

Power Distribution System Design

Our design capabilities on power system distribution include receptacle and device placement, branch circuiting, lighting and appliance panelboards, distribution boards, switchgear, motor control centers, substations, and beyond. We can cover all aspects of the power distribution system design within your building, site, and campus.

Emergency Systems Design

Our expertise and knowledge of electrical emergency system designs stretch from the smallest inverter to a central utility plant parallel-generator system with N+1redundancy and everything in between. When critical systems are desired or required for your project, we balance the safety and intent of the code with finding the most cost effective and design appropriate solutions available.

Lighting Systems

With support from our in-house experts at StudioK1, we can design and integrate decorative and exciting concepts with code-compliant controls that are functional and aesthetic. Having the best industry relationships with vendors and manufacturers allows us to fulfill design intent while maintaining budgets.

Power Systems Analysis

By using ETAP and SKM software simulations, we can participate in:

  • Equipment Evaluation
  • Short Circuit Current Rating (SCCR)
  • Protective System Coordination
  • Arc Flash Power Systems Analysis
  • Selective Coordination
Cost Studies

With many different solutions available these days, we help compare the variables and weigh the pros and cons on any project along with the associated upfront and long-term costs. Our relationships with industry specialists and subcontractors enable us access to the most up-to-date and accurate figures to help guide your project forward.

Construction Support

Once the project is in the hands of the contractor, we are on hand to provide complete construction support services, such as timely reviewing of submittals to routine field observations and reports throughout the construction process. Our coordination with the construction team helps ensure the design intent is delivered according to the owner’s needs and goals while maintaining a budget and avoiding surprises.

COMMISSIONING
Memberships &
Certifications
250 +
Projects Successfully
Commissioned
Building Commissioning Association
The Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) is an international nonprofit organization with more than 1,200 members from the commercial building industry who are committed to the highest standards and practices for the commissioning process.
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AABC Commissioning Group
Established in 2005, the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG) is a non-profit association of commissioning companies whose fundamental principles include independence, and training and education.
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Certified Commissioning Firm
Certified Commissioning Firm (CCF) adheres to the industries best practices in the practice of commissioning and provide highest quality service to potential clients and the commitment to the advancement of the commissioning industry.
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How
we
deliver
Design Options
Delegated
Design
  • Performance Specifications
  • Code Designation / Verification
  • Basis of Design Narrative / Documents
  • Construction Document Review Phase
  • Construction Administration Services
Design Assist
  • Performance Specifications
  • Code Designation / Verification
  • Basis of Design Narrative / Documents
  • Coordination / Bid level drawings
  • Calculations (if needed)
Full Design
  • Performance Specifications
  • Code Designation / Verification
  • Basis of Design Narrative / Documents
  • Permit-ready drawings
  • Full Scope to include
    1. Schematic Design
    2. Design Development
    3. Construction Document
    4. Bid Review
    5. Construction Administration
  • Commissioning Services
Electrical
PROJECTS
Quartz Hill Public Library
Los Angeles, CA

This 12,514 square foot state-of-the-art library features a campus-like environment, with central public gathering spaces and outdoor learning courtyards. In addition, the facility includes adult, teen, and children’s reading areas, an early childhood/family area, a programming space, a homework center, two group study rooms that feature unique lighting fixtures to help delineate the different spaces. The project also includes a 100-seat community meeting room with an audio/visual system, express-service checkout machines at the lobby, information services pods, public access computers, Wi-Fi, staff areas, and public restrooms. ‍

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Fred Kavli Theatre
Thousand Oaks, CA

Built in 1994, the 1800-seat Fred Kavli Theatre underwent recent renovations over an expedited three-month period that included new paint, carpet, seats, color-changing fixtures, and new lighting design upgrades.

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Crescent Village Apartments
San Jose, CA

This master-planned apartment community in San Jose encompasses over six city blocks, with almost 1,800 units of residential luxury, a large community park, swimming pools, and retail. The project included roughly 26,000 square feet of retail space-oriented along North First Street, Lyster said. A five-acre city park is also part of the community. Faced with the sustainability measures set forth by Build it Green standards, Crescent Village is among the first Northern California communities to implement the state-wide stormwater treatment requirements while using recycled water to irrigate the landscape. tk1sc provided electrical engineering and architectural lighting design services for all phases of this project.

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