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W.S. Cumby design partner, Cheryl Smith, AIA, LEED AP, Principal of Cope Linder Architects, recently completed a technical white paper document for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) on the importance of mainstreaming air tightness and the thermal comfort of wood construction. Featured in the article is Swarthmore College’s Town Center West, now known as The Inn at Swarthmore, which is framed by wood and is currently in construction. Ms...
The renovation at 920 Sproul Road in Springfield Township has continued to advance and make excellent progress during the winter months. All of the windows have been replaced with new floor to ceiling glass; the MEP system rough-in is near completion and construction of the new mansard framed roof has begun. Springfiend Township Commercial Renovation Additional scope of work features new bathrooms on all three levels, renovation to the stair...
The renovation of the Saunders House, a senior care facility in Wynnewood, PA, continues to make progress. The third and fourth floor resident rooms have been updated and feature new flooring, crown molding, paint and lighting. Each of the renovated resident rooms has been completed on a rotating two day schedule so that no resident was displaced for more than one night. W.S. Cumby is currently completing the second floor resident rooms, third...
W.S. Cumby is pleased to announce the addition of Bill Lewandowski to the W.S. Cumby team as Project Superintendent. Bill has been in the construction industry for more than 25 years and has worked on numerous projects including those in education, housing, cultural, historic and commercial construction. "We are very excited to have Bill join our team. We look forward to using his knowledge and valuable experience on our upcoming projects,” said...
Opening this Spring will be the new Town Center West hotel, restaurant and community store on Swarthmore College’s idyllic, 425-acre arboretum campus. As depicted in the photo, W.S. Cumby is currently overseeing construction and the installation of Town Center West’s porte cochere covered entrance with the assistance of a 50-ton crane. Town Center West, to be rebranded as The Inn at Swarthmore, will offer 40 private guestrooms and suites, a...
W.S. Cumby’s Chief Estimator Mike Boess, LEED AP BD+C , was recently inaugurated to serve a three year term on the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania (PA) Chapter Board of Directors. Also a member of the Legal Rights and Strategies Committee, Mr. Boess’ involvement with the ABC began more than 25 years ago and during that time he spearheaded W.S. Cumby’s participation more than a decade ago. “We are very pleased to...
W.S. Cumby recently completed the renovation and restoration of the historic Trinity Episcopal Church in Princeton, NJ. Although founded in 1833, the original church structure was erected in 1870 in Gothic-style architecture, designed by Richard M. Upjohn. Working alongside Philip Scott of KSK Architects, Planners, Historians, Inc., W.S. Cumby led a team of specialized restoration contractors and refinishers in getting the historic church...
W.S. Cumby is pleased to announce the addition of Walt Reagin to the W.S. Cumby team as Project Superintendent. He has been in the construction industry for more than twenty years and brings a unique combination of construction experience to our team. As Project Superintendent some of Walt’s responsibilities include the coordination of the trade contractors, maintaining a daily written record of jobsite activity, enforcing an effective quality...
As we approach the holidays we always take time to reflect on the past year, to appreciate our accomplishments and to prepare for the future. We are excited as we look forward to 2016 and hope that you are as well. The core of W.S. Cumby has been the same since my father started the company in 1981 – to provide unsurpassed service, with uncompromising integrity and a total commitment to client satisfaction, to every project, every day. It is our...
W.S. Cumby started the renovation and remodel of the Saunders House, a senior care facility, located in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. The scope of work includes remodeling 120 resident rooms with new vinyl flooring, paint and ceilings and two living rooms and one dining room with new carpeting, paint, ceilings, LED light fixtures and custom cabinetry. The reception desk and nurse's station are both getting a new layout, with upgraded countertops and...

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