Luke joined the firm as an Electrical Engineer in 2009 shortly after receiving his bachelor's degree from South Dakota State University. He has designed several interior and exterior lighting systems with the use of AGI32 and Elum Tools lighting analysis software to calculate illumination, uniformity, daylight contribution, and other metrics that ensure good design. He is also proficient in the use of the SKM Power Systems Design Software to calculate short circuit current ratings, selectively coordinate overcurrent protection, and compute NFPA 70E arc flash hazards in power distribution systems. Luke has a passion for problem solving and analytical thinking which is used to ensure that each power system is designed with a high level of quality and detail.
ALMA MATER: South Dakota State University
- Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, South Dakota State University 2009
- Licensed Electrical Engineer, State of Iowa, South Dakota, and Minnesota
- Certified Construction Document Technologist (CDT)
YEARS @ BBS: 10
YEARS IN INDUSTRY: 10
AREA(s) OF EXPERTISE: Lighting and Controls, SKM Power Systems Design Software
Luke's favorite quote is “It's the job that's never started that takes the longest to finish.” – J.R.R. Tolkien. He currently has Foo Fighters queued up and is reading Culture Series by Iain M. Banks. Luke, his wife, Lindsay, and their 2 daughters, have a dog named Lucy.