Energy & Power Generation Consulting,
Engineering & Management Services


The Company

Laminar Energy Services provides energy and power generation consulting, engineering and management services to the power-generation industry, from large facility developments to small installations--from new and sustainable energy development to existing and aging power production facilities.

The company's professionalism and reliability is a standout quality in the real-world dynamics of the public and private utility and power-generation industries. Process control of energy production requires experience in all aspects of a highly sophisticated system of energy balance at the plant operations level. Specialized knowledge and hands-on, exemplary project management and business acumen sets the company apart.

The combination of business, construction and engineering expertise is reflected in each founders' shared knowledge and tested abilities, providing a unique combination needed to understand, design, restore, and fix power plants; including steam production plants and emerging energy companies in the startup or development stage.

Laminar Energy Services provides on- and off-site consulting and can provide individual engineering to professional project management services; or provide a team of experts for your next project. We invite you to review the extensive solutions history that provides an in-depth view of our capabilities. You may also be interested in checking our equipment knowledge for a match to your project and our service offerings for professional consulting expertise.

pic TRACY WALLACE, Founder, President
As a founder of Laminar Energy Services, Mr. Wallace has recently focused his career on the utility-level power generation environment with fossil fuel steam turbine generators and biomass power plant upgrades.

He brings a creative and entrepreneurial mindset to the company by leveraging his expert on-site construction knowledge and management skills with a holistic business approach allowing him to seamlessly bridge the communication gap between the engineering team, the business team, and on-site labor.

He is successful in his ability to observe a project from the mechanical, manpower and management points of view, while keeping the realities of construction, awareness of safety and environmental concerns, and the standards of scheduling, workmanship and materials in the mix.

Mr. Wallace brings more than 25 years as a business owner running a commercial construction company that included projects ranging from high-tech clean rooms to a fuel storage facility at a regional airport, to his most recent work in the power-generation industry.

pic PAUL B. DIRKS P.E., Principal, Senior Engineer
As a founder of Laminar Energy Services, Mr. Dirks provides a specialist's knowledge and a generalist's sensibilities that he developed over a 30 year career working directly at power generation facilities. He has a rich and diverse process knowledge and understanding of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and dynamics, and heat transfer; and the respective control systems. Mr. Dirks' experience and creative engineering has demonstrated particular success in sustainable energy developments, and facilities that require upgrades and refurbishments.

Prior to the founding of Laminar Energy Services, Mr. Dirks consistently refined his proven capabilities as an independent consultant, and through his employment at a major regulated utility, an independent power generation company, and a well-regarded engineering consulting firm.