thermal & Building Envelope simplified

Thermal & building envelope

Next Stage focuses on constructing a vapor barrier of uncompromising integrity.


planning is essential for success

With cross-trained professionals, Next Stage self-performs all building envelope services in close collaboration with design and construction teams. We analyze energy usage and other factors to work out the acceptable materials and techniques for max efficiency, cost savings, and in particular, food safety. Next Stage serves these markets and industry leaders seek our building envelope services.


thermal/building envelope

Low-temperature Doors

Our experts examine all aspects of our clients’ plant operations to determine the most appropriate door types and materials to recommend. We evaluate criteria and characteristics including:

  • Activation method
  • Budget
  • Clearances
  • Door construction
  • Opening/closing frequency
  • Operating temperature/ humidity
  • Operational habits
  • Pressure differential
  • Safety requirements
  • Time-delay close
  • Type of use

Insulated Metal WALL, Roof & Ceiling Panels

We install panels of virtually any size and thickness available in a wide range of colors, finishes, dimensions and a variety of other unique options with USDA-compliant finishes available in siliconized paint, Plastisol and Type 304 stainless steel. Nextstage receives bulk pricing to remain cost competitive for our customers.

Insulated Metal Panel Ductwork

We install insulated metal panel (IMP) ductwork for it traditional materials such as greater air quality, energy efficiency and durability. Most importantly, IMP walls promote food safety, providing a more sanitary finish that can easily be washed down and withstand harsh chemical cleaning. IMP walls also meet plant owners' needs for a more sanitary surface at floor and curb levels.

what to expect

our process

Next Stage teams are creative partners that generate solutions that bring an owner’s vision to life. We strive to ensure that every project is resource efficient and performs as designed to reduce the global impact of the built environment.


Our team is a diverse assortment of specialists, with each member bringing expert knowledge and an inquisitive mind to projects of every size and scope.


Through continuous collaboration with the project team, we develop and apply the latest computational modeling techniques and workflows to speed design thinking and parametric design.


We develop and implement the latest state-of-the-art in science and engineering to address problems of any complexity and scale.
We identify and manage risks using a multidisciplinary approach based on systems engineering, probabilistic risk analyses and consequence modelling.


We are curators – instead of “telling,” we educate the team on key issues so that we can all, collectively achieve optimal sustainability.

This is our message to you

"I say always follow your passion, no matter what, because even if it’s not the same financial success, it’ll lead you to the money that’ll make you the happiest."

Tom harderson
General Manager

Sustainability, without compromising the needs of tomorrow

Next Stage Group develops the design and performance of structures, materials and systems for projects of every size and complexity. We are an independent organization of engineers, designers, architects and other professionals who collaborate worldwide to help you achieve your goals. We are committed to being a sustainable and diverse global driver of change and innovation in our industry.

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Do you charge for a consultation?

No, We do not charge for consultation. We can meet you on-site or remote conference 24/7.

Do you work outside of California?

We service clients across all 50 states & abroad.

Is my project to small, do I need an Enigneer?

All projects have various challenges, budgets & schedules. Sometimes a single onsite consultation is sufficient for resolution.

Can you provide Engineering & Construction Services?

We provide turnkey professional solutions from the groud up.

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