FAQ Group: PEDS Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be able to build my facility from the PEDS drawings?

There are many General Contractors that are familiar with dairy construction and thus able to construct the facility from the Five-G PEDS drawing package. However, if your General Contractor does not have dairy construction experience, additional drawings will likely be required. Five-G can provide these additional drawings, but they are […]

Is the cost of the PEDS service worth it?

Many times owners choose to skip the engineering and design step of an outside professional. However, once the facilities are constructed, though they are fully operational, they are not as efficient as they could or should be. We also see projects where the facility is essentially a disaster, exhibiting all […]

Why should I sign up for the PEDS?

If you are planning a new dairy project or expansion project, you need the PEDS. This package serves as the Master Plan for your project. As the old saying goes, “if you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else” or other than where you […]

Are drawings all that are included in the PEDS package?

Absolutely not! Though many customers are focused on the drawings, the package will also include a document approximately 60 pages in length. This document will have tables, spreadsheets and sample pictures of the main design features and describe the design for the Owner’s group and key decision makers/enablers.

What drawings will the PEDS package include?

The package will include 10-14 full size drawings depicting the existing conditions/general layout, floorplans of all major structures along with the building’s key section.

What is the PEDS?

In a nutshell, the PEDS is Five-G’s primary design service for new or expanding dairies. We highly recommend all dairy construction projects start with the PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING DESIGN STUDY (PEDS) to define the scope of the project, establish a Master Plan and define the overall facilities.