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Engineering

Rough Brothers has an in house team of engineers with over 25 years of greenhouse experience.  Our team of engineers can provide design solutions for structural engineering, civil engineering and mechanical engineering.  Our structural engineers are licensed in all 50 states and can design structures for a wide range of wind, seismic and snow loading conditions.  Our team is experienced with working with local building departments to meet building codes and build the greatest places for plants.

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Rough Brothers many decades of experience enables us to provide highly functional greenhouses designed and engineered to use the highest quality materials. Rough Brothers design team will make informed recommendations with respect to orientation, footprint, structure types and styles, glazing material options, heating and cooling considerations and other greenhouse specific equipment options. Rough Brothers expert greenhouse design team will carefully design and select the proper greenhouse equipment to meet the growing environment required for your project needs.

Our experienced team will create conceptual drawings, renderings, contract drawings and specifications. Greenhouse renderings are useful in the design process to give you a 3-D snapshot of what your greenhouse project will look like. Rough Brothers design team will provide detailed AutoCAD drawings, and your greenhouse or conservatory drawings will be structurally engineered and stamped by Rough Brothers skilled in-house engineering team. If your project is going out for bid, using our expert greenhouse specification writers will ensure that your high quality greenhouse has an equally high quality set of greenhouse bid documents. Our design support also includes cost estimating, value engineering and construction scheduling. All of these aspects of greenhouse and conservatory design and engineering create an amazing 'living; machine where the exterior envelope and the interior equipment work together to provide the optimal growing environment for your plants.

Designing a greenhouse or conservatory should be an exciting endeavor. We are anxious to be a part of that endeavor as your greenhouse designer. We hope you will allow Rough Brothers highly experienced designers, engineers, and project managers to be involved in your future greenhouse or conservatory projects.

Rough Brothers commercial greenhouse design experts understand your business and will work with you to determine your specific needs. Our experts will work within your budget to identify and utilize the best layout, structure and greenhouse equipment necessary to provide the ideal solution for your commercial greenhouse. Whether it’s an expansion of an existing nursery, vegetable growing operation or new retail center, we place a high standard in customer service. Our priority is to provide you with a high quality and fully functional commercial greenhouse. Our team consists of growing experts, designers and engineering specialists that will direct you through the commercial greenhouse design process. Rough Brothers commercial design team looks forward to being involved in your future greenhouse design project.

Rough Brothers institutional design group is anxious to be apart of your design team. Our experts will work with you to identify your needs to determine the best institutional greenhouse for your budget. We are industry leaders in institutional greenhouse design and take pride in our customers satisfaction. Our passion and expertise regarding greenhouse design will provide you a greenhouse that lasts decades with minimal maintenance costs. All of our institutional greenhouse projects are assigned to a project manager who will guide you through the design process. We design every greenhouse to create the optimal growing environment, without compromising quality or functionality. Rough Brothers talented institutional design experts look forward to being involved in your future greenhouse design project.

  • Greenhouse Engineering
  • MEP drawings (heating/cooling)
  • Civil Drawings
  • Structural Drawings
  • Environmental Control Drawings