PATRICK BURNS

Patrick has over 20 years of engineering, planning, and analytic experience with a focus on demand side management (DSM) consulting, program planning and evaluation, energy efficiency analysis, lighting design, and electrical system specification. As a licensed electrical engineer, Patrick as a strong expertise in measurement and verification approaches for all energy efficiency, demand response, and distributed energy resource systems utilizing many different algorithms and data sources.  Patrick excels in delivering valued consultation, leading challenging and difficult projects, and using communication and problem-solving skills to facilitate coordination between technical teams and clients.  Patrick’s largest clients include Georgia Power, Duke Energy, Independent Electricity System Operator (Ontario, Canada), NorthWestern Energy, and Los Angeles Dept of Water and Power.

Contact Information
  • patrick@brightlinegroup.com
  • (303) 792-8669
Certifications & Education
  • Professional Engineer (PE) – CO 35370, CA 15948, FL 57217, ID 10286, NV 171651
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • Certified Demand Side Management Professional (CDSM)
  • BS, Architectural Engineering, 1996, University of Colorado – Boulder
Where did you grow up?

Many great spots in the Rocky Mountains, including Moab

What was your first job?

Lifeguard at Water World

If you could pick up a new skill in an instant, what would it be?

Smiling 🙂

How do you spend your free time?

Snow riding, hiking, mountain biking, and running

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