Awards

2017 Masonry Preservation Services Receives Highest Total Scorecard for Geisinger System Services Facilities Department

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2017 ASTM International Performance of Buildings Committee Presents Top Annual Award to Jeffrey L. Erdly

ASTM International’s Committee on Performance of Buildings (E06) has presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Jeffrey L. Erdly, of Masonry Preservation Services, Inc., in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards. The committee honored Erdly for his exemplary leadership, enthusiasm, and tireless contributions to the success of the committee through the advancement of standards and distribution of technical papers that continue to improve the safety, durability, and sustainability on the environment. Erdly has been a member of ASTM International since 1990, and has previously received the Award of Appreciation (2007) and the E. George Stern Award of Excellence (2015), both from the committee on performance of buildings.

2015 Jeffrey Erdly Receives ASTM Award of Excellence for Work on Buildings Standards

ASTM International Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings has honored Jeffrey Erdly, CEO of Masonry Preservation Services Inc. in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, with the E. George Stern Award of Excellence.

2012 Historic Preservation Award

The Luzerne County Historical Society presented its Historic Preservation Award in the Public Institution category to Masonry Preservation Services, Inc. (MPS) on November 1, 2012 at their annual event. The award recognizes MPS for the preservation of two projects: 1853 Swetland, Fleck & Darte Hall at the Wyoming Seminary Preparatory School and the 1841 Wyoming Monument.

2012 Preservation Greensboro Recognition

MPS's terra cotta facade restoration work on the Jefferson Standard Building in Greensboro, North Carolina, was recognized by Preservation Greensboro. Located in the middle of Greensboro's historic downtown district, the high-rise tower is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

2010 Historic Restoration Project of the Year

Masonry Construction magazine announced MPS as the winner of its 2010 Historic Restoration Project of the Year award. MPS received the award for its masonry restoration work at the U.S. Penitentiary at Lewisburg, a project which involved the repair of a 200-foot-tall masonry tower.

2010 Pride of Place Award

The Swetland, Fleck & Darte Hall project at Wyoming Seminary Preparatory School, which included extensive work by MPS, received the 2010 Pride of Place Award. Constructed in 1853 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the building required an extensive multi-year restoration effort.

2010 Preservationist’s Award of Merit

The Luzerne County Historical Society recognized MPS's historical commercial renovation work on the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, with its Preservationist’s Award of Merit. The award was presented at the Luzerne County Historical Society’s annual dinner meeting at the Westmoreland Club.

2008 ICRI Award of Merit

An Award of Merit was presented to MPS by the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) for masonry restoration of the Winchester Medical Center. The award was presented at the ICRI 2008 Fall Convention in St. Louis, and a project profile was published in the November/December issue of Concrete Repair Bulletin.