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Construction Progress Update – Week of September 18

Construction Update – 9/18/17 from Ryan Nebel, Construction Superintendent Insulate attic with R-38 blown in insulation. Set mechanical louvers. Install electrical panelboards. Fiber sement siding install around entire building. Aluminum entrances and storefronts. Prime/paint walls.

Construction Progress Update – Week of September 11

Construction Update – 9/11/17 from Ryan Nebel, Construction Superintendent Install cast stone wainscot on top of brick veneer – all elevations. Finish hanging sheetrock and start prepping for paint. Install mechanical duct throughout entire building. Installesprinkler pipe throughout entire building. Continu electrical rough-in throughout building. Hang cement board in bathrooms for tile prep. Blade off […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Allen Earehart

Allen Earehart, Board Member and volunteer, is featured in the Help Somebody Spotlight on ConnectVA. Allen contributed over 400 volunteer hours in 2016! CLICK HERE to read about Allen and all he does for GFCFS.

Construction Progress Update – Week of September 4

Construction Update – 9/4/17 from Ryan Nebel, Construction Superintendent Install cast stone wainscot on top of brick veneer on all elevations. Continue to hang sheetrock. Continue Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing rough-in in attic. Rough-in light fixtures in hard ceilings. Install temporary doors and temporary protection for polished concrete.

Construction Progress Update – Week of August 28

Construction Update – 8/28/17 from Ryan Nebel, Construction Superintendent Polish concrete in Food Pantry, Clothes Closet and all rooms. Insulate all interior and exterior walls throughout building. Finish brick on all elevations. Hang sheetrock throughout building. Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing rough-in in attic space.    

Construction Progress Update – Week of August 21

Construction Update – 8/21/17 from Ryan Nebel, Construction Superintendent Electrical/Telecom/Fire Alarm rough-in of walls through building complete. Waterline/Waste/Sanitary/Vent plumbing rough-in complete. Install ductwork in attic and insulate duct. Repair all Tyvek and air barrier on exterior skin of building. Hang sheetrock on bottom of trusses. Lay brick and grout on all elevations. Insulating all pipes […]

Sean Frey Reflects on Summer Internship

Sean Frey, class of 2018 at University of Richmond, interned at GFCFS this summer. Sean is enrolled in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. The Jepson School strives to enrich students with the knowledge and skills to contribute to organizational, political, and social life. CLICK HERE to read a feature story on their website about […]

Construction Progress Update – Week of August 14

Construction Update – 8/14/17 from Ryan Nebel, Construction Superintendent Activities occurring at GFCFS: Installing HVAC units, line sets, and sprinkler lines in the attic. Electrical / Telecom / Fire Alarm rough‐in throughout building is ongoing. Setting door frames and hanging sheetrock on the bottom of the trusses next week. Laying brick and grout on all […]

Construction Progress Update – Week of August 7

Construction Update – 8/7/17 from Ryan Nebel, Construction Superintendent Electrical / Telecom rough-in of walls throughout building Set door frames and hang sheetrock on bottom of trusses Lay brick and grout on all elevations Sanitary / Vent install throughout building Water line install throughout building Setting interior and exterior door frames Run Comcast fiber service […]