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Runge and Assoicates Inc.

Overview of Engineering Services at Runge & Associates Inc.

Runge & Associates Inc. strives for a reputation of integrity, excellence and professionalism to private and public sectors in all aspects of electrical and mechanical engineering services. Our highly qualified team focuses on project deliverables while maintaining a personal and committed service to our clients. This means maintaining continuity of personnel, investing in our team by continuous improvement, and looking after our clients’ needs promptly.

The following items identify the majority of the services offered under the various market sectors, including municipal, industrial and commercial.

Mechanical Engineering
  • HVAC System Design: Overall building cooling and heating requirements.
  • Boiler and heat pump system reviews and energy efficiency designs.
  • Building Management Systems: Building automation and control systems design and implementation.
  • Water quality assessment reviews.
  • Fire Fighting Protection Systems: Sprinkler design.
  • Plumbing Systems: All aspects of industrial and commercial plumbing design.
  • MOE Certificate of Air Approvals for all building emission sources, including diesel generator sets.
  • Assessments of Building Mechanical Systems: Determine condition and expected life of all mechanical systems in the facility, assist with renovation work, and help set up maintenance programs.
  • Classification assessments for fire and explosion risks in hazardous areas of buildings.
  • Mechanical safety reviews for pre-start health and safety (PSRs).
  • Safety Circuit Design.
Electrical Engineering - Power
  • Power Design: Low and medium voltage distribution (up to 44kV), substation, transformer and switchgear design, load analysis, power breaker controls, protective relaying, short circuit and coordination, harmonic analysis, and local utility coordination.
  • Standby Power Systems: Selection of standby power engine-generators and transfer switches, ensuring they meet the MOE’s standard specifications.
  • Motor Controls: Variable frequency drives and reduced voltage “soft” starter applications.
Electrical Engineering – Instrumentation & Controls
  • Instrumentation: Instrument selection for process measurements of pressure, level, flow, temperature, humidity and analytical, including calibration verifications. Implementation of loop controllers, actuators, control valves, instrument loop diagrams and P&IDs.
  • Control Systems Design, Review and Specifications.
  • PLC and SCADA Integration Designs and Reviews.
  • Factory and Site Acceptance Testing: Perform FAT and SAT tests to verify compliance with specifications.
Electrical Engineering – Building Services
  • Lighting Designs: Design of various indoor and outdoor lighting arrangements, including fluorescent, LED, high pressure sodium and metal halide.
  • Building Automation.
  • Security Access Control and Surveillance Systems.
  • Fire Alarm Systems.
  • UPS Systems: Power integration and distribution.
  • Data Systems and Management: Communication wiring for technologies, data systems and wireless.
  • Building Inspections.
Exterior Lighting, Traffic Signals and Land Development
  • Power Distribution: Underground power design for utility services, including feasibility studies and substation designs.
  • Servicing Designs: Underground services for building lots and building tenants.
  • Street Lighting Design and Analysis: Photometric calculations and street lighting layouts, and preparation of standard specifications.
  • Traffic signal design and coordination.
Utility Industry
  • Pole Line Designs: Overhead distribution lines (up to 50kV) as per CSA Overhead and USF (Utility Standards Forum) standards.
  • Layout and Field Analysis: Staking of pole locations and assessing of existing pole lines.
  • Third Party Attachment: Assessing pole heights for attachment of communication cables (i.e., third party).
Renewable Energy Sector (Solar, Wind, Hydraulic)
  • Collector System Design: Overhead transmission line connection to utility grids (up to 44kV).
  • Interconnection Design: Assessment of interfacing generated system with utility grid system.
  • Utility Coordination: Compiling information for customer connection agreements with utilities, including liaison with electrical inspection authorities, and Hydro One Form A and B submissions.
Construction Review and Contract Administration
  • Contract Preparation and Coordination: Shop drawing reviews, contractor coordination/scheduling and assessing payment certificates. • On-site Services: Inspections and commissioning.
  • Maintenance Inspections and Analysis: Post-construction and maintenance period.
  • Operating and Maintenance Manual Reviews.
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