BROWN Engineering Company
Brown Engineering Company


Brown Engineering Company is located in Des Moines, Iowa. The firm was founded in 1936 and provides a full range of engineering services including forensic, mechanical, electrical, structural, civil, and environmental engineering to both public and private sector clients. The firm is employee owned and the principals are active participants in design, project management, and quality control.

Brown Engineering Company is a full service, multi-discipline firm that has provided a variety of engineering service. The staff includes licensed, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers registered to practice in many states. Brown Engineering Company serves governmental, institutional, industrial, commercial, and utility clients. Primary types of services include the following:

  • CIVIL/SITE DEVELOPMENT - engineering surveying, plot plans, grading plans, drainage systems, roads, sanitary sewer systems, storm sewers, electrical substations and distribution, gas lines, water supply, district steam and hot water heating systems, condensate lines, chilled water distribution systems.

  • BUILDING DESIGN - industrial, manufacturing, warehouse, and utility buildings of all types and sizes; commercial facilities such as offices, schools, apartments, hospitals, laboratories, airport facilities and correctional institutions; new, retrofit, and remodeling design services.

  • BUILDING ENVELOPE/ROOF CONSULTING  - provide building envelope/roof consulting, evaluation, analysis and design for all steep (asphalt shingles, tile, slate, metal)  and low slope roof assemblies ( single ply, modified bituminous, built-up, spray foam, metal). Building envelope projects include masonry, vinyl siding, EIFS. concrete, curtain walls and windows.

  • STRUCTURAL DESIGN - building structures, equipment supports, retaining walls, and many types of foundations.

  • MECHANICAL DESIGN - HVAC - for all building types, industrial ventilation, plumbing, fire protection, process piping, and power systems, energy management and conservation systems.

  • ELECTRICAL DESIGN - building electrical systems, emergency power, lighting, grounding, high voltage transmission, substations, distribution systems, power circuits, and equipment and process control.

  • MATERIALS HANDLING - crushing, screening, conveying, storage, unloading and load-out facilities.

  • UTILITY PLANTS - fossil fuel fired electrical power generation plants, heating steam plants, chilled water plants, cogeneration plants, compressed gas plants, water plants, and wastewater plants.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - environmental permits, water quality studies and designs, air quality studies and designs, solid waste management, storage tanks and spill containment, process safety management, risk management, property assessments, and remediation system design.

  • CONSTRUCTION SERVICES - bid review, contract preparation and administration, staking, cost estimating, scheduling, shop drawing review, inspection, construction management, start-up and testing.

  • SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS - testing services, failure analysis, and expert testimony.

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