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!

Our Company

Farris Engineering, a small business provider of quality professional mechanical and electrical consulting engineering services, was established in 1967 in Omaha, NE. The firm has offices in Lincoln, NE, Des Moines, IA, and Colorado Springs, CO.

Over the years, the firm has diversified its services to also include life safety, technology, commissioning and lighting design.

Projects in Progress

group UNL Love Library North Renovation, Lincoln, NE – Located in the center of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln’s City Campus, Love Library North is the ideal location for the
group Colorado College, Administration Office Facility, Colorado Springs, CO – Farris Engineering is providing services for this facility which originally served as The Plaza Hotel.

News From Farris

UNL’s Ken Morrison Center Receives Award

The Ken Morrison Life Sciences Research Facility on the University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s East Campus received an “Excellence in Construction” award from The Cornhusker Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)


Farris Engineering Receives Merit Award

Farris Engineering’s design of the Community Engagement Center on the University of Nebraska at Omaha Campus received an Engineering Excellence Award of Merit at the 2015 ACEC Banquet.


Svoboda Named President and CEO of Farris Engineering

As President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Svoboda focuses on the overall operations and performance of the firm. He will maintain the firm’s business development strategies and execution including identifying new business opportunities and establishing and managing client relationships. He has more than 25 years of experience working in the built environment with various entities around the world. Tom obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.


Farris Wins Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Awards

Farris Engineering received 2 out of 10 design awards for Excellence in Energy Efficient Designs for their work on the Cardinal Community School District and the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, Multi-Purpose Fire and Security Building. The projects and design team were recognized at a formal banquet on September 25, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa.


West Haymarket Thermal Energy Facility Featured Article

The West Haymarket Thermal Energy Facility was officially dedicated on May 14th with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by the City of Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler.  Click to read full article about the facility.