Terrence G. Cleis, Jr., PE, LEED AP


Terrence Cleis

Terry Cleis is a principal with Peter Basso Associates and a member of its Higher Education Group. He brings a diversity of experience to projects, including electrical system design for student housing, classroom / lecture halls, student centers and fine arts facilities such as museums and auditoriums. Terry also has specialized knowledge in the design of electrical systems for data centers.

Additionally, Terry has designed primary and secondary power distribution systems for high-, medium- and low-voltage systems; lighting design; fire alarm systems; security systems; telecommunication systems; emergency power systems; and hazardous area systems. He has also developed short circuit analysis and coordination studies for institutional, commercial and industrial facilities.

Publications / Papers / Speeches

Author: Cleis, Terry. "Selecting the proper wiring solutions. Learn about the essential properties and applications of different electrical wiring pathway systems." Consulting Specifying Engineer (CSE), October 29, 2019.

Contributor: Cleis, Terry. "Top design trends in data centers: HVAC, plumbing." Consulting Specifying Engineer, MEP Roundtable, April 29, 2019.

Co-Authors: Cleis, T. and Gibbs, S. "Understanding Three Essential Elements of Electrical Distribution Systems." Electrical Construction & Maintenance magazine, February, 2019.

Contributor: Cleis, Terry. "Designing Efficient Data Centers." Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine, MEP Roundtable, April 18, 2018.

Author: Cleis, Terry.  “Enforcing Arc Flash Standards.”  McMorrow Report, August, 2005.

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