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  • Partnering in education

    April 24th, 2017 by Catie McMenamin


    Learning by doing is a philosophy that dominates at Inly School. So it came as no surprise that the school wanted to make the construction project an extension of the classroom. Because of the project’s central location on campus, we were easily able to take advantage of the construction work and involve the entire school community from day one – and from the moment the kids stepped out of the car in the morning.

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  • Case Study: Bringing a Vision to Life at Middlewoods of Newington

    March 4th, 2015 by Catie McMenamin


    The word construction made Middlewoods of Newington Executive Director Kathy Braga twitch, and here it was again. United Methodist Homes (UMH) was planning a small construction project at her community: upgrading interior finishes and renovating the reception area and common spaces. The project sounded great, but Braga wanted more. She decided to go for it, so she shared her vision with C.E. Floyd Company and edm CT. They didn’t laugh at her, instead they looked her in the eye and told her it could be done. They would find a way to give Braga everything she wanted and to have the project make sense financially for UMH. Suddenly, Braga wasn’t twitching anymore.

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  • When Less Really Is More: Space Utilization Planning for a Campus That Will Last

    February 17th, 2015 by Jess Harris


    Don’t all schools have to have a Master Plan? The short answer is no. The term Master Plan often assumes growth, expansion, new buildings, changes to circulation and open space systems. This project label can create perceptions, expectations, and, believe it or not – limits about the process and outcomes that are unknown at the outset of the project.  

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  • Construction Planning for Success: Meeting a Nearly Impossible Schedule

    December 2nd, 2014 by Jeff Palmer


    The other General Contractors who submitted proposals for the Middle School addition and renovation told Fairfield Country Day School the project couldn’t be done. We were the lone contractor who committed to meeting the schedule. We did it!  

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  • Demo at Trinity Episcopal Church

    September 2nd, 2014 by Catie McMenamin


    Demo is complete at Concord’s Trinity Episcopal Church. Click on “Knock Down” to check out a time-lapse video of SMS Services taking down the Parish House.

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  • C.E. Floyd Project Receives Cambridge Preservation Award!

    May 23rd, 2014 by Ashley Buckley


    One of our recent projects at Lesley University received a “Preservation Award” by the Cambridge Historical Commission last night! C.E. Floyd worked with Perry and Radford Architects to complete this gut interior and exterior renovation of a dormitory in Lesley’s Threshold Program.

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  • Derby Academy Hard Hat Tour: Connecting classroom learning to the real world

    February 18th, 2014 by Ashley Buckley


    Recently Derby Academy, in Hingham, MA, hosted an educational ‘hard hat’ tour of the school’s new Innovation Center for students, which is now complete. Students of all ages visited the construction site and wore construction hats to go through the building. C.E. Floyd and Olson Lewis + Architects worked together to create an interactive experience for all ages by demonstrating connections between the skills students learn in the classroom with the real world applications of them in the construction site.

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  • C.E. Floyd builds Spencer Trappist Ale Brewery, the first of its kind in the U.S.

    January 17th, 2014 by Ashley Buckley


    We’re excited to share the news about our recently completed greenfield brewery: The Spencer Brewery built for St. Joseph’s Abbey! The Spencer Brewery is brewing Spencer Trappist Ale, the first Trappist Ale in the United States.

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  • Bedford Falls Project wins Excellence in Construction Award!

    November 22nd, 2013 by Ashley Buckley


    C.E. Floyd received the ABC Building Green Award for the Bedford Falls Senior Living Community at their 2013 Excellence in Construction Awards banquet this week!

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  • Interview with Concord Academy’s Don Kingman

    August 5th, 2013 by Catie McMenamin


    C.E. Floyd Company has been working at Concord Academy for the last 20 years and recently completed the school’s Moriarty Athletic Campus. We sat down with Don Kingman, Concord Academy’s Director of Operations, to talk about why he continues to choose C.E. Floyd for the school’s building projects. Check out what he has to say about us!

     

  • Going Above and Beyond at Fairfield Country Day School

    July 22nd, 2013 by Catie McMenamin


    Early last September while we were working on punchlist items at Fairfield Country Day School, a quick five-minute microburst came through Fairfield and made the school’s outdoor classroom unusable.

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  • Standing Strong: Beach Pavilion Weathers Hurricane Sandy

    July 1st, 2013 by Catie McMenamin


    It’s beach time! Unfortunately, the Penfield Pavilion in Fairfield, Connecticut is closed for the season after suffering substantial damage to its foundation during Hurricane Sandy. As a result, 89 private events at the pavilion had to be cancelled. Sadly, the $3.3 million dollar building just opened in 2011.

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