Thomas E. Buchheit, PE, CEM
Owner, Managing Partner
Tom Buchheit is a licensed professional engineer, a certified energy manager and the managing partner of BRiC Partnership, LLC. His primary functions include operational management of the firm, marketing, financial oversight, and project planning and management. Tom also acts as BRiC's liason to federal and state agencies which provide grants for energy conservation projects.
Tom’s responsibilities have included design of HVAC and automatic temperature control systems, plumbing and piping systems, lighting systems, and general power distribution layout. In addition, he has written specifications (both mechanical and electrical), produced cost estimates, and performed as a construction observer.
Tom’s 34 years of experience include mechanical and electrical system design for health care, municipal, educational, commercial and industrial facilities. He has performed engineering design services for well known clients such as Anheuser-Busch, Universal Studios – Florida, and most recently, The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, and has worked extensively with the states of Kansas, Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.
On behalf of the former State of Illinois Governor's Green Building Initiative, Tom has presented several seminars pertaining to the positive attributes of energy efficient building design on the earth’s energy resources and atmosphere.
Tom is a 1983 graduate of Kansas State University where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Architectural Engineering.