From the beginning, what set MPS apart was their commitment to hiring craftsmen who shared a commitment to technical excellence and a “no shortcuts” attitude. “Within this specialized field, cutting corners is not an option,” Erdly shared. “Our job is to restore a building back to nearly its original state so it can be in Read More
Erik Valentino of MPS to be part of team conducting Association for Preservation Technology Delaware Valley tour on October 28th for the Coplay Cement Company Kilns in Coplay, PA. This tour will be conducted by Preston Hull of Building Conservation Associates and Brian Wentz, PE, CDT of Keast & Hood, and Erik Valentino from Masonry Read More
Scott Siegfried and Jeff Erdly of MPS presented to the Northeast PA Chapter of AIA on the restoration of the Scranton Public Library. In a special event, the presentation was completed on-site at the library and included a tour of the library at the conclusion of the presentation. AIA credits were provided.
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 Read More
Scott Siegfried of MPS will present on the restoration of the Albright Memorial Library, better known at the Scranton Public Library. The presentation will cover the project from start to finish, including the evaluation of the masonry façade, completion of a pilot phase and full restoration of the building walls.
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is undergoing an extensive review of their existing junior and senior high schools to develop a strategic long-term plan. As part of the design team, MPS has been tasked with evaluating the masonry facades, following industry and ASTM standards, at each of the schools. MPS provided recommended repairs and an Read More
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. A member of ASTM since 1991, the committee noted Erdly’s continuous and outstanding achievements during his tenure. He works on several E06 subcommittees and often contributes to E06 Read More
Jeff Erdly, CEO of MPS to present at the SUNY/PPAA and NYAPPA 2016 summer conference held in Ithaca New York regarding ASTM Standards for Façade Inspection.
Building Walls Subject to Water Intrusion and Accumulation: Lessons from the Past and Recommendations for the Future contains peer-reviewed papers that were presented at a symposium held April 14-15, 2013 in Indianapolis, IN. The symposium was sponsored by ASTM International Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings and Subcommittee E06.55 on Performance of Building Enclosures. The Read More
Jeff Erdly, CEO of Masonry Preservation Services Inc., and a 1972 engineering drafting graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology predecessor Williamsport Area Community College, has endowed a second scholarship at the college. More information is available at: http://news.psu.edu/story/334238/2014/11/11/alumnus-endows-second-scholarship-penn-college