Aprille Balangue

L.C., LEED AP BD+C, President


Aprille Balangue, a seasoned professional in the field of electrical design, finds immense fulfillment in fostering strong partnerships with industry collaborators and witnessing individuals thrive within the spaces she helps create.

Originally from the Philippines, Aprille relocated to Seattle in 2007 and swiftly became a part of TFWB Engineers. With an unwavering commitment to the company, she currently holds the position of Principal. Over the course of her tenure, Aprille has spearheaded a multitude of projects in the education, multi-use, civic, and commercial sectors. With over 16 years of experience in electrical design, she possesses expertise in diverse areas, including power distribution, communications systems, audio-visual systems, fire alarm systems, security and access control systems, and architectural lighting design.

Aprille thrives on close collaboration with clients and design teams, striving to deliver holistic and sustainable solutions that integrate seamlessly. Her design philosophy centers around responsible practices, seeking to minimize the environmental impact of the built environment while promoting inclusivity and fostering meaningful connections among people.

Furthermore, Aprille serves as TFWB’s lead lighting designer, collaborating closely with architects and interior designers to create visually striking and functional illuminated spaces. She stays abreast of the latest trends and technologies in lighting design and introduces innovative concepts such as human-centric lighting, acoustic lighting, luminaire-level lighting controls (LLLC), wireless systems, and disinfection lighting.

Aprille’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Baguio, Philippines. She has also earned the designation of Lighting Certified Professional through the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP). Additionally, Aprille actively engages in mentorship, serving as an ACE mentor to guide students exploring the fields of architecture, construction, and engineering. She also enjoys guest lecturing for capstone students at the University of Washington, inspiring the next generation to make positive contributions to their learning environments and communities.

Outside of her professional pursuits, Aprille relishes quality time with her husband and son and actively contributes to her local community through various service endeavors.


Latest Blog

TFWB March 29, 2023

Foundation for Edmonds School District Annual Breakfast

Last week, our team was honored to attend the Foundation for Edmonds School District annual breakfast, A Recipe for Success…. Read More

TFWB March 16, 2023

LEDucationNYC Conference and Tradeshow

What a great experience at LEDucationNYC last week! Our principal, Aprille Balangue, attended the tradeshow to explore over 380 exhibitors… Read More

TFWB February 17, 2023

Mukilteo Schools Foundation Annual Breakfast

Our team was pleased to join the Mukilteo Schools Foundation for the Mighty Together Breakfast Fundraising at Mariner High School…. Read More

TFWB January 26, 2023

A4LE January Tour – Northshore Concert Hall

A4LE Washington Chapter kicked off the year with the first monthly tour at the beautiful Northshore Concert Hall! In addition… Read More

TFWB January 4, 2023

Ruby Bridges Elementary School Open House

Last month, Northshore School District hosted an Open House and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Ruby Bridges Elementary School. The event… Read More

TFWB December 15, 2022

TFWB Annual Holiday Party

Our team had a great time at our annual holiday party! We’re so grateful to come together in person and… Read More

TFWB December 6, 2022

Wing Luke Elementary School Wins Best of the INeducation Category

Wing Luke Elementary School of Seattle Public Schools wins Best of the INeducation Category for the 2022 IIDA Northern Pacific… Read More

TFWB November 18, 2022

Northshore Concert Hall Grand Opening Celebration

This week, we participated in the grand opening celebration of the Northshore Concert Hall at Inglemoor High School. We were… Read More

TFWB November 9, 2022

Multicultural Child & Family Hope Center Visit

Last week, we toured the Multicultural Child & Family Hope Center in Tacoma. The Center offers various programs, including educational… Read More

TFWB November 2, 2022

BetterBricks Industry Voices Series: Aprille Balangue

Our Principal Aprille Balangue talks about why she recommends Luminaire Level Lighting Controls and how users can improve their experience and efficiency in… Read More