Teamwork [Empirehouse Style]

Posted on May 9, 2017, by
1919 curtainwall glass installation

What do you get when you blend innovative pre-planning with a sunny, Spring Saturday and six Empirehouse Glaziers?

Answer: Teamwork [Empirehouse Style].

There was a lot of innovative pre-planning and preparation prior to the Saturday, May 6 glazing installation at the 1919 University job site by Foreman Mitch Schindele and Glazier Craig Soloman. Mitch staged approx. 5,434 total square feet of high-performance insulated glass units for the crew and Craig helped erect and prep. Then on Saturday an Empirehouse Glazing crew of six from other job sites came together to install the glass units into the 2.5″ x 7.5″ captured thermal composite pressure-wall framing system at the 1919 University project.

The Glazing crew of Dan Weiss, Dan Gile, Mark Waggoner, Matt Barland, Sean Wilmes, and Tommy Gramenz safely set 154 glass units in under seven hours through the pre-planning, staging, and efficient workmanship. Two teams of two Glaziers installed glass units from 80-foot JLG lifts while two Glaziers loaded glass units from the ground next to a well-traveled University Avenue. The Glazing Team averaged a glass lite installation every 2-1/2 minutes. Way to go!

Empirehouse is proud to be the Architectural Glass, Metal & Glazing Contractor on the 1919 University project and work with Greiner Construction and Tanek architect.

1919 University before renovation

Building before renovation.

After frames were installed. Photo by Joe Veit.

After frames were installed. Photo by Joe Veit.

Installing glass units. Photo by Dave Johnson.

Installing glass units. Photo by Dave Johnson.

1919 curtainwall glass installation.

Stunning Saturday’s curtainwall glass installation. Photo by Dan Weiss.

Glazed curtainwall. Photo by Joe Veit.

Glazed curtainwall. Photo by Joe Veit.

Empirehouse is an NACC Certified Glazing ContractorEmpirehouse is a certified NACC Architectural Glass & Metal Contractor for demonstrating consistency, quality and safety excellence. Empirehouse has met the NACC program requirements which have been established by a Certification Board of AG&M contractors, industry experts, and end user stakeholders and formally accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to the globally-recognized ISO/IEC17065:2012 standard.

For your next project, trust a Certified NACC Glazing Contractor for quality results. Contact Empirehouse at 763-535-1150 or contact us.


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