People Who Make a Difference

Our team meets challenges and helps clients find cost-effective solutions every day. Our specialists include LEED AP BD+C staff, certified geothermal designers, lighting designers, and commissioning agents. Our broad range of services include:

Mechanical   |   Electrical   |   Plumbing   |   Lighting   |  Technology   | Fire Protection/Life Safety   | Commissioning   |   LEED Consulting & Sustainable Design   |   Construction Administration   |   Planning & Programming   |   Federal Capabilities

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What We Do

We listen to clients’ wants, needs, and desires to better understand the scope of projects, large and small. Clients span a wide range of industries, from federal to healthcare, and from commercial to K-12 and higher education. For all our projects, engineers focus on cost, safety, reliability, and visual impact. With talent and creativity, the result is engineering excellence.

Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Energy conservation, sustainability, maintainability, and life cycle costs are key factors when determining the right system for each client's unique needs.
Mechanical Engineering
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • Boilers, Chillers, Circulating Pumps, and Cooling Towers
  • Building Automation Control Systems
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
When it comes to electrical engineering, you name it, we've probably done it. Innovative and creative are words that best describe our design philosophy.
Electrical Engineering
  • Facility and Energy Assessments
  • Arc Flash, Short Circuit, and Coordination Studies
  • Primary and Secondary Power Distribution
Plumbing
Plumbing
Our expertise spans the full spectrum of plumbing solutions: large and small, complex and routine, public and private.
Plumbing
  • Domestic, Sanitary, and Storm Water Plumbing Systems
  • Compressed Air, Medical, and Process Gas Systems
  • Meet ADA Requirements
  • Natural Gas piping
Lighting Design
Lighting Design
Lighting design is one of our specialties. And the more unique the lighting system, the better.
Lighting Design
  • Concepts
  • Renderings
  • Calculations
  • Controls
  • Construction Drawings
  • In-Field Aiming
Technology
Technology
Farris provides technology infrastructures that are highly flexible and capable of future growth.
Technology
  • Data Center Design
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure
  • Audio/Visual System Design
  • Security System Design
Fire Protection / Life Safety
Fire Protection / Life Safety
When it comes to saving lives, Farris is passionate and innovative. We make fire protection and life safety a focal point in all designs.
Fire Protection / Life Safety
  • Fire and Life Safety Studies
  • Systems for New and Renovated Facilities
Commissioning
Commissioning
Our commissioning expertise assures that systems and components meet expected standards.
Commissioning
  • Commissioning Plans
  • Commissioning Specifications
LEED Consulting & Sustainable Design
LEED Consulting & Sustainable Design
Farris professionals seek maximum energy efficiency and environmentally-friendly components in all our designs.
LEED Consulting & Sustainable Design
  • Proper Building Orientations
  • Avoiding North Facing Entries
  • Placement of Windows/Skylights to Maximize Natural Light
Construction Administration
Construction Administration
We have found that clients are best served by continuity in the project team from design through construction.
Construction Administration
  • Contractor's Submittal Review
  • Pay Application Review
  • Construction Directives Issued for Clarifications and Minor Changes
  • Change Order Documentation, if needed
Planning & Programming Services
Planning & Programming Services
Helping Owners evaluate existing facilities, listening to their needs, and developing plans to meet their vision is what we do best.
Planning & Programming Services
  • Life Cycle Costing and Energy Modeling
  • Programming Documents
  • Design-Build Bridging Documents
  • Lighting Modeling
Federal Capabilities
Federal Capabilities
As a Total Small Business contractor, we understand the procedures, processes, and preferences to deliver successful projects for federal agencies.
Federal Capabilities
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering/li>
  • Fire Protection/Life Safety Engineer (FPE)
  • Certified Commissioning Authorities (CxA)
  • Certified Geothermal Designers (CGD)

In The News

What Clients Say

  • I have found the design engineers at Farris to be very professional and thorough in their approach and solutions.

    Gordon Malm Director of Facility Planning & Construction, CHI Health
  • The engineers and staff are knowledgeable, detailed, friendly, good listeners and excellent problem solvers.

    Larry Glazier College Business Officer, Central Community College
  • Your dedication to sustainability, technology, energy efficiency and state-of-the-art design is admirable indeed.

    Dr. Louis G. Pol Dean, College of Business Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • I’ve been associated with a lot of M &E firms in my 40-plus years in facilities management; I’ve never worked with anyone better than Farris Engineering.

    Ron Axtell Physical Resources Director, North Platte Community College
  • You will find that Farris Engineering has excellent program management skills and has a very capable and professional staff that will advocate for you as the client.

    Duane Van Hemert Director, Physical Plant, Iowa City Community School District
  • Response times to RFIs has been completed in hours rather than days. Farris’ personnel are highly skilled in their profession. I would recommend them highly.

    Thomas Hatch Veterans Affairs Contracting Office, Sheridan, WY

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