Karl Farmer, PE, LEED AP
Electrical Engineer + Project Manager
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In Their Own Words
“From a very young age I’ve had an interest in computers and science. I wanted to pursue a career that allowed independence and collaboration. Electrical engineering, and specifically engineering consulting, has allowed me the flexibility I sought. I love that PerryCrabb encourages and supports ongoing technical education and training for my field. This helps me to continue to be a reliable source of advice for my clients. I enjoy helping them solve their problems.”
Karl has a total of 11 years of electrical engineering experience, the last six of which have been with PerryCrabb. His experience includes electrical design for commercial developments, data cabling design and engineering for the healthcare industry. He currently serves as a Project Manager and specializes in overall electrical design, energy efficient lighting and controls and mentors more junior engineers.
He is a certified Professional Engineer (PE) in Georgia and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). Karl is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering. Karl also has published technical articles on engineering in hospital design, equipotential grounding and utility rate options.
On a Personal Note:
Karl, originally from Covington, Georgia, now resides in Lawrenceville, Georgia with his wife of six years. He enjoys reading, jogging, traveling, photography, and being involved in his ministry. He’s also in the process of becoming multilingual, having studied and practiced American Sign Language and Spanish over the last few years. When he is able, he volunteers his time providing electrical engineering services and participates in volunteer construction on buildings of worship for his faith.
Project Experience: Healthcare
Surgical Department Expansion and Renovation, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA
57,000 SF renovation and expansion of a 20 OR surgical suite. New electrical feeders were added to support updated Mechanical systems and surgical functions. Work was performed 2005 – 2010.
Building ED Renovation and expansion, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA
65,000 SF renovation for new and renovation emergency department space, imaging suite, and kitchen with dining area. Electrical upgrades were made to support new clinical and kitchen areas. Work was performed 2004 – 2008.
Operating Suite Expansion, Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
3,000 SF expansion to existing operating suite. Electrical power was provided from existing infrastructure to support three OR units and new air handling unit. Work was performed 2009-2010.
Central Sterile Addition, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA
10,000 SF central sterile renovation. Electrical feeders were provided to support a renovated central sterile suite in the hospital. Work was performed 2006 – 2007.
Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Ongoing work since 2004.
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Ongoing work since 2004.