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
Standing in Penn College’s 100-year-old Klump Academic Center, which he characterized Thursday as “the ultimate repurposed building,” a 1972 alumnus counseled a new generation on how to construct a meaningful life in a mercurial profession. Jeff Erdly, co-founder and CEO of Masonry Preservation Services, presented “Just Another Brick in the Wall? A Building Science Education Read More
MPS co-founder Jeff Erdly, an alumnus of the Pennsylvania College of Technology, was featured in the college’s magazine One College Avenue. The magazine, in part, is dedicated to sharing the achievements of Pennsylvania College of Technology students, alumni, faculty, and staff with one another and with the greater community. The article can be viewed here: http://www.pct.edu/oca/articles/14spring/SavingHistory.htm#.UyrmzI1OWHs
The Association for Preservation Technology International’s (APTI) 2013 Oliver Torrey Fuller Award was presented at the annual conference held in New York, New York. First presented in 1985, this award was created to recognize the article that best demonstrates technical excellence and innovation published in the APT Bulletin. It was presented to Nicole Trujillo, Thomas Read More
MPS was the winning bidder on the Scranton Public Library restoration project. The work includes 100% repointing all the limestone mortar joints, installation of new flashing under all the sloped gable copings, replacement of the rose window limestone tracery and repair to several spalled limestone pieces. MPS looks forward to beginning the preservation of this Read More