Mechanical   •   Electrical   •   Fire Protection   •   Lighting   •   Commissioning   •   Construction Administration

Our Company

Farris Engineering, an employee-owned, small business provider of quality professional consulting engineering services, was established in 1967 in Omaha, NE. The firm has additional offices in Lincoln, NE, Des Moines, IA, and Colorado Springs, CO. Over the years, the firm has diversified its services to also include technology, commissioning and lighting design.

The employees of Farris Engineering represent a pool of consulting capability that can be combined to meet the challenges of any project and bring added value expertise with LEED AP BD+C staff, Certified Geothermal Designers, a Lighting Designer and Commissioning Agents on staff.  Experience, expertise and willingness to exceed expectations continue to be great advantages to our clients.

Projects in Progress

group Bergan Mercy Medical Center Teaching & Trauma Facility, Omaha, NE – 120,000 sf phased renovation and 135,000 sf addition converts the hospital into a Level 1 trauma and teaching facility.
group Iowa Air National Guard Repair Fire Stations Building 314 & 315, Des Moines, IA – Farris Engineering is providing services to design a fire station to go into two hangars.

Michelle manages the firm’s finance and accounting operations at including planning, monitoring, analyzing and reporting functions. She also serves as HR manager and office therapist.

Farris Engineering recognizes the client as the most important factor in a project and seeks to build enduring value and trust by providing the best customer service possible.

News From Farris

Michael Wallace Completes ACEC Emerging Leaders Program

Michael Wallace, PE, Electrical Department Team Leader, recently completed the ACEC Emerging Leaders Program. The class is limited to 20 people and contains 7 sessions on topics such as Governmental Affairs, Leadership, Risk Management, and Business Development.


Greg Kronaizl Provides Innovative Design Solutions for SDSU Campus – Receives ACEC Nebraska Honor Award

South Dakota State University needed to add a new Chiller Plant to accommodate growth of its campus. It was to be an unstaffed, efficient and low-operating-cost facility with capacity for expansion. Design engineer of record Greg Kronaizl, P.E., said the design initially specified steel pipes, but as plans developed for the plant, use of steel presentedchallenges.  Read about the project here


Don Foster, PE, LEED AP BD+C, REP, Certified Renewable Energy Professional

Don Foster is now a certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP) with the American Association of Energy Engineers. This certification recognizes the expertise of professionals involved in the design of renewable energy technologies, including geothermal systems, PV solar systems, solar thermal systems, and gas fired electrical generating systems. Farris Engineering is ready to provide owners with system designs that will decrease their utility consumption and carbon emissions for years to come. Don is a mechanical engineer and the Omaha office manager with over 30 years of experience.


Ryan King Recently Quoted in Midlands Business Journal

Farris Engineering’s Ryan King was recently quoted in the July 8th issue of the Midlands Business Journal sharing his thoughts on working with different architects. “The best firms are the ones who are passionate and excited about what they do, and each project they work on, I love what we do, so it is an awful lot of fun when they do too. That combination tends to result in fun project experiences, successful projects and positive energy.” King said. View pages 28-29 of the Midlands Business Journal for the full article.


Farris Engineering Awarded the Front Range Engineering Design IDIQ Contract

Farris Engineering’s Colorado Springs office was awarded the Front Range Engineering Design IDIQ Open End Contract earlier this year.  The performance period includes this base year with 4 option years, and a yearly not to exceed design effort of $2 Million.  The military installations included in this contract are Peterson AFB, United States Air Force Academy, Schriever AFB, Buckley AFB, Fort Carson Army Base, FE Warren AFB, Cheyenne Mountain AFS as well as geographically separated units (GSUs) for Air Force Space Command.