Commercial and Institutional Projects

Braaksma Engineering has been privileged to work on hallmark projects with inspirational design teams. Our intention on these projects includes power systems that are unobtrusive, future-proof and with a focus on the value of the installed system.


Private Residence/Estate
Lightning protection, IT power and general power recommendations.


Private Residence/Estate
Site and building power system design.

Big Island, Hawaii

Private Residences

Bellingham, Ferndale, San Juan Islands, Chuckanut Drive, including off grid or with elevator etc.

Residential Duplexes

Bellingham and San Juan Islands

32 Unit Residential Building


Residential Apartments
Forensic evaluation of two separate structures

Monroe, WA


United General Hospital
Lighting, power, life safety, communications and emergency power system for remodel into transitional care unit including replacement of all interior walls mandated by A.D.A. compliance.

Sedro Woolley, WA

Mt. Baker Care Center, Assisted Living Facility
Electrical design to support additional HVAC loads.

Bellingham, WA


Immaculate Conception School
Tech power retrofit

Mt. Vernon, WA

High School at Timber Ridge
Tech power distribution, new service entrance

Bellingham, WA

Windward High School
School remodel from commercial space

Ferndale, WA

Saint Paul’s Academy
Grade school

Bellingham, WA

Birnam Woods
Dormitory complex medium voltage circuit replacement

WWU, Bellingham, WA

Performing Arts Center

WWU, Bellingham, WA

Engineering Technology Building
Lighting and power distribution remodel

WWU, Bellingham, WA

Bookstore and Office Remodel

Skagit Valley College

Infrastructure Upgrades
Sports and sidewalk lighting

WWU, Bellingham, WA

Park and Ride
Parking lot lighting

WWU, Bellingham, WA

Classroom Building Generator
Stand by generator, power distribution

WWU, Bellingham, WA

Houses of Worship

Church of Christ
Classroom build-out tenant improvement

Sterling Drive, Bellingham

Gurdwara Temple
Lighting, electrical, and communications

Ferndale, WA

Northlake Community Church
Lighting revisions

Bellingham, WA


South Lake Union Office Building
Arc flash accident analysis and replacement recommendations

Seattle, WA

Office Building Remodel Recommendations
4 story heritage building

Seattle, WA

Blackburn Office Building

Mount Vernon, WA

PIP Building
Warehouse and office space

Ferndale, WA

Pony Properties
Warehouse and site power distribution

Blaine, WA


South Shore Mall
Retail mall replacement service entrance, 3000A, 480V

Aberdeen, WA

Village Books
Historical/new construction

Bellingham, WA

Roger Jobs Motors
Remodel for new layout and electric car chargers

Bellingham, WA

NW Honda
New auto dealership, power system and lighting

Bellingham, WA

Foote Zone
Mall shop tenant improvement

Military & Government

Hangar 5 Energy Improvements
Solar and wind power installation at Naval Air Station.

Whidbey NAS

Cliffside Campground
60 site RV park, site and buildings electrical design.

Island County

Homeland Security Building
Tenant improvement offices, special purpose rooms, power, generator, server room with UPS, lighting, security and access controls.

Bellingham, WA

Kitsap County Prison
Constructability and operations review.

Customs and Border Patrol Building
Tenant improvement including offices and special purpose rooms, detention, power, generator, UPS, lighting, security and special systems.

Bellingham, WA

Standby Generator

City Hall, Bellingham, WA

Life Sciences (Biotech)

BBC Biochemical
Classified Hazardous Area Classification, sensor and shutdown.

Mount Vernon, WA

Wellese Botanical Labs
Complete site Arc Flash Analysis and labeling.

Ferndale, WA

Flora Health Food Supplements
Service entrance and standby generators.

Lynden, WA

Data Center

Gateway Building
Web hosting site standby generators (2-2000kW).

Seattle, WA

Digital Forest
Web hosting site standby generator (150kW) and UPS (80kW).

Bothell, WA

505 Union Station
Tenant improvement back up power system for new 11-floor high tech office building with extensive data center, 400kW standby generator, UPS system (225kW), tech power design and system integration of other generators (900kW, & 175kW).

Seattle, WA

Private Campus
15kV transfer switch, 900kW generator, over 15 UPS installations (largest 130kW), power quality and harmonic cancellation technology.

Technology Center
Solar repair

Friday Harbor, WA

Recreational Parks

Boulevard Park Band Stand

Bellingham, WA

Sucia Island
Solar desalination plant

Rasar State Park
Site and buildings

Skagit County, WA

Swift Creek National Forest Campground
Site and buildings, off grid

Skagit County

Birch Bay Leisure Park
Cable failure analysis

Birch Bay, WA

Port Susan Camping Club
2500 site replacement power study

Snohomish County, WA

Lake Tyee RV Park
870 site replacement power study and design

Skagit County, WA

Whatcom Meadows
550 site as built and recommendations

Skagit County, WA

The Glen
1200 site preliminary load calc and cable spec

Whatcom County, WA

Black Mountain Ranch
1000 site replacement power

Whatcom County, WA

Hospitality & Restaurants

White Salmon Day Lodge
Ski lodge, including shops, kitchen and generator Mt Baker*

Mt. Baker, WA

Mall restaurant tenant improvement

Bellingham, WA

Community Center
Timber frame construction

Elk City, ID

Maple Hall Community Center with Stage

LaConner, WA

Similk Golf Clubhouse

Anacortes, WA

Lummi Community Center

Ferndale, WA


Seahawk Stadium
New NFL Stadium owner’s electrical system commissioning and contract compliance (design build construction). Owner's advisor for continued remodel work.

Washington State Football/Soccer Stadium

Seahawk Practice Stadium
Owner’s electrical design review and recommendations adopted

Seattle, WA

design build construction

South Whatcom Fire Authority Station 28
Remodel, generator loads, service entrance modification for reassigned duty

Bellingham, WA

Mount Baker Foothills Welcome Center
Tourist information building, highway access, roadway lighting

Glacier, WA

Infrastructure Support

Point Roberts Water District
Control system design, including metering (PLC based) for international purchase agreement and third party water sub-purchase

Point Roberts, WA

City of Naselle Water Treatment Plant
Controls and power distribution

Walltine Road Water Plant
Controls (data recorder based) and power distribution

Municipal Pump Stations
Many projects (drinking and wastewater). Electrical designs including power distribution, control systems, telecommunications, standby generator and coordination with Power Company

Cogeneration Plant Certifications
Power company intertie compliance and system protection certification for four independent power producers

Okanogan National Forest
Lightning protection, four ranger lookouts

Twisp, WA