Thomas G. Crow, P.E., LEED AP
As a Principal of TAC Associates, LLC, Thomas has the responsibility for the overall management and administration of the firm, as well as the quality control / review of the Electrical Engineering Department. Thomas has over 20 years of experience in the electrical engineering field and construction industry.
Prior to forming TAC Associates in 2005, Thomas worked at two well respected engineering firms in the metro-Detroit area. In 1988 Thomas began his career as an Electrical Engineer at Edelstein Associates, Inc. in Southfield Michigan. From 1988 to 1992 Thomas worked at Edelstein Associates, and was involved with the design and management of a variety of projects. In 1992 Thomas joined Berbiglia Associates, Inc. in Southfield (and later Farmington Hills) Michigan. From 1992 to 2005 Thomas worked at Berbiglia Associates as an Electrical Project Engineer / Project Manager, and was responsible for several large clients of the firm.
Thomas Crow's knowledge in the field of Electrical Engineering includes Fire Alarm and Emergency Voice Communication Systems design, Utility Power Distribution Systems, Instrumentation and Control Design, Lighting design, Lighting Control Systems design, Computer Room design, Green Building Standards, Standby and Emergency Power Generation Systems and Paralleling Switchgear design.
Thomas has extensive knowledge of High-Rise Construction, Networked Fire Alarm Systems, Health Care Facilities and their unique Code and design requirements, Networked Computer Systems and the requirements of the Michigan Building Code and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes as they relate to the design of Electrical Systems. Thomas has applied this knowledge in the design of Commercial, Health Care, Educational, Industrial and Religious Buildings, as well as the unique needs of Historic Buildings. Over the years he has had the opportunity to work on many specialized and unique systems, and has been able to think "outside the box" to find solutions to the Owner's unique needs. In addition, Thomas is an active member of the U.S. Green Building Council through the company membership, is a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP BD+C) and is knowledgeable in the current LEED Sustainable Building practices.
Thomas Crow earned his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Thomas is a registered Professional Engineer in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, and also belongs to the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Records Program for licensing requirements in multiple State jurisdictions. Maintaining an active NCEES Records Program file allows Thomas to streamline registration in other States through Reciprocity.