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  • Our Year in Review!

    December 30th, 2014 by Ashley Buckley


    We had a great 2014! Check out some of our accomplishments...

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  • Chris Floyd Named President of C.E. Floyd Company

    December 23rd, 2014 by Ashley Buckley


    After leading C.E. Floyd Company through 25 years of growth, Chuck Floyd has decided to move to the role of Chairman and hand the President position over to his son, Chris Floyd, effective January 1, 2015.

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  • Construction 101: 14 Construction Acronyms Owners Need to Know

    December 16th, 2014 by Catie McMenamin


    We’re looking for a LEED Silver project designed and built using BIM. CDs come out 1/9 for a GMP bid due 1/30.

    If you’re not familiar with construction jargon, this sentence might leave you scratching your head. We use a lot of acronyms in the Construction industry. Here are 14 every owner should know.

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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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  • TED Talk- Science Inspired Design

    November 25th, 2014 by Ashley Buckley


    Check out some takeaways from our November TED Talk Lunch & Learn! 

     

     

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  • TED Talk- How to Get Your Ideas to Spread

    November 12th, 2014 by Ashley Buckley


    Check out some takeaways from our most recent TED Talk Lunch & Learn! 

     

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  • Value Engineering: A Process that Benefits Your Construction Project

    November 4th, 2014


    “Oh no,” is a common reaction when owners and architects hear the phrase value engineering. However, the intent is not to ruin the design of the project; the intent is to maximize the project’s value. When done correctly, value engineering is a positive process for your construction project. 

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  • 7 Takeaways from LeadingAge 2014: Redefining Age

    October 28th, 2014 by Catie McMenamin


    Chuck Tobin and Joe McCoy have returned from Nashville and the LeadingAge 2014 Annual Meeting. They were entertained by The Band Perry, Delta Rae and Ashley Campbell. They watched the documentary I’ll Be Me about Glen Campbell’s struggle with Alzheimer’s. They heard speeches from Simon Sinek and Ellen Langer. Sounds like a tough few days! 

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  • Quality Control in Construction: 4 Reasons to Create Mock Ups (Part 3 of 5)

    October 21st, 2014 by Catie McMenamin


    When you decide to paint a room in your house, do you just pick out a color and start painting? Probably not. Most likely, you go to the store, get samples of two or three colors and try them on the wall at your house. After seeing them on the wall, you go back to the store and buy the color you want.

    If you try out different colors just to paint a room in your house, what would you hope a contractor does to ensure quality on a new building or addition?

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  • C.E. Floyd Lectures at Northeastern!

    October 15th, 2014 by Ashley Buckley


    C.E. Floyd was recently invited to participate in a professional lecture series run by the Northeastern University Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter!

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