Established in 1982, Hood Patterson & Dewar (HP&D) provides testing services in mission-critical facilities across the country and around the world. A full-service testing firm with offices in Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia, HP&D offers engineering expertise and industry experience in complex mechanical and electrical power systems analysis, testing, and commissioning.
A 100% employee-owned company, HP&D’s staff includes professional and graduate engineers and career test technicians with diverse backgrounds. Thorough, yet able to adapt to the needs of each project, HP&D’s experienced personnel provide independent oversight of all aspects from conception through construction and beyond.
HP&D offers electrical testing, electrical and mechanical commissioning, grounding system design, engineering consulting, facility management support services, safety assessments, and training, as well as comprehensive power system analysis and reporting. The company’s projects range from small commercial buildings to large state-of-the-art data centers, power plants, and other mission-critical facilities. HP&D is the exclusive worldwide distributor of the Smart Ground® Multimeter (SGM), a multi-function instrument that measures the critical characteristics of any ground system.
Hood Patterson & Dewar was named to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s 2019 list of Commissioning Giants. During its first year on the list, HP&D reported commissioning revenue of $12.5 million. The report is based on annual commissioning revenue and reflects commissioning firms of all levels.
President Brandon Sedgwick, PE, says, “I am proud of the hard work put forth by our employees during the process of becoming fully accredited by NETA. NETA is a world-class organization, and we anticipate our accreditation will provide us with many new opportunities to expand our client base and service offerings. Successfully achieving this demanding certification provides our employees with a strong, industry-relevant training curriculum to augment our existing employee development program. We could not be more pleased.”
“NETA extends a warm welcome to Hood Patterson & Dewar, Inc.,” says Scott Blizard, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of American Electrical Testing Co., Inc. and current NETA President. “We applaud the important role all our NETA Accredited Companies have in advancing the electrical power systems industry and its safety. Achieving NETA accreditation is something HP&D can be proud of, and this recognition is indicative of their accomplishments as an organization.”
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