Rick is the founding principal of Designcore Engineering Ltd. and has over 40 years of experience in the electrical industry and is a very recognizable award winning electrical engineer in Alberta. A graduate of the University of Calgary, Rick is known for his innovative lighting, practical and cost effective designs. He has been recognized by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America with numerous lighting awards over his career. His experience includes numerous Calgary Exhibition and Stampede and Calgary Zoo projects. Rick's focus is on high rise commercial, multi-family residential and mixed use style projects. Rick is registered as a Professional Engineer with APEGA, EGBC, as well as a LEED accredited professional. Always willing to give back, Rick has volunteered on numerous boards including Hockey Calgary, Consulting Engineers of Alberta, Illuminating Engineering Society (past president), coached hockey for 30+ years, Condo board vice president, etc.
Brian has been a firm Principal since 2007 and has over 15 years experience in the engineering consulting industry. Currently, his team leadership is applied to mission critical projects throughout Western Canada and includes application of his experience and expertise in power generation and distribution, grounding and fire protection, with a focus on achieving innovative solutions for reliability, energy efficiency and flexibility. Brian is responsible for leading and growing Designcore's critical power group and expanding client services for power studies including Short Circuit, Coordination and Arc Flash Studies. An Electrical Engineer, he is a graduate of the University of Alberta and member of EGBC, APEGA, APEGS, EGM and NFPA.
Heath's focus is the Commercial Oﬃce, Medical Office and Retail sectors. His quick response to client requests and commitment to meeting tight deadlines has earned him the trust and respect of his clients. Heath is responsible for base building/tenant improvement designs in oﬃce towers, ranging from small tenant spaces to multi–floor fit-ups. Designcore is considered the base building electrical engineering consultant in many major shopping malls throughout Calgary including Chinook Centre, Market Mall, Sunridge Mall, North Hill Centre and Northland Mall. Heath is actively involved in base building re-demise projects, base building electrical system upgrades and retail tenant fit-ups in these buildings. Heath joined the ﬁrm in 2007 and became a Principal in 2008 and is a member of BOMA.
Martin has been an integral part of Designcore since joining the team in 2010. Martin’s education includes a Technologist Diploma from Humber College and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Lakehead University. His interest in lighting, communication and power systems has expanded his skills within the electrical engineering industry. Working as an engineer, both in private and public sectors, has allowed Martin to bring extensive knowledge to Designcore’s projects. His design philosophy includes a focus on sustainable and efficient solutions that meet client goals. As an Engineer and Partner, Martin’s experience includes numerous commercial, multifamily residential, governmental, institutional and industrial projects.
Eric joined Designcore in 2017 and has worked across projects that range from large commercial developments to high rise mixed use residential developments. In addition to electrical engineering, his expertise includes lighting, telecommunications and fire alarm system design. His experience as a Project Engineer, Associate and now Principal, is indicative of his dedication, hard work and development as a professional engineer. Eric has been behind the development of many important client relationships and strives to deliver work that keeps them returning, knowing that nothing is as important as exceeding our clients’ expectations.