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Everett, Washington, June 10, 2019 – Goldfinch Bros., Inc. is excited to announce that they are now an NFRC Approved Calculation Entity (ACE) Organization. This certification is held by only 11 organizations nationwide. Jeff Douglas, Project Manager for Goldfinch Bros., Inc. attended an Approved Calculation Entity Training Workshop and completed and passed all required examinations. The Certificate of Approval he obtained now allows him to perform calculations of fenestration products and issue label certificates using the Component Modeling Approach Software Tool (CMAST).Continue reading “Goldfinch Bros., Inc. is Now an NFRC Approved Calculation Entity (ACE) Organization”
We are thrilled to announce that our friends at Milgard Windows & Doors were named #1 in vinyl window quality nationwide by Builder Magazine, the leading media brand for the residential construction industry. This marks the 9th win for Milgard in the vinyl window quality category!Continue reading “Milgard Named #1 for Vinyl Window Quality Nationwide”
Goldfinch Bros., Inc. is excited to be a select dealer offering Marvin Modern!
Marvin Modern was inspired by the needs of architects and builders. Every Marvin Modern product meets the exacting standards of true modern architecture, no detail was overlooked. The result is a product line that delivers leading thermal performance, modern aesthetics, and a seamless experience from the initial design through to final installation.
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Goldfinch Bros., Inc (GBI) was excited to learn that two GBI projects placed in the Seattle People’s Choice Urban Design Awards Highrise Category as seen on Seattle.gov. Design Review is a tool used by the city that gives citizens, the Design Review Boards and the Department of Construction and Inspections a voice in the design of multifamily and commercial buildings. The Design Review staff started with 160 projects sorted into Highrise, Midrise, and Lowrise. Click the link to see the exemplary project winners including these two projects that Goldfinch Bros., Inc. was proud to be a part of:
- 400 Dexter – 1st Place
- 100 Stewart Hotel & Apartments – 3rd Place
The Goldfinch team had a great time being a part of a fun local project with Aldrich + Associates (general contractor) and ZGF Architects that will benefit our community’s children and families.
Goldfinch Bros., Inc. recently finished installing Schuco windows and sunshades for the Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences (SAAS) building. The structure, designed by LMN Architects, is being built in the Capitol Hill neighborhood and will provide spatial and flexible contemporary classrooms across its 74,290 square foot floor plan.
According to Estimator and Project Manager, Jenae Goldfinch, GBI installed 5 different shades of red sunshades on the SAAS building. GBI also worked on the SAAS STREAM building, which was designed to exceed LEED Gold standards. STREAM opened to students and faculty in September 2015.
Goldfinch Bros., Inc. recently installed curtain wall for the passenger terminal at Paine Field in Everett. The project, which is on schedule, is showing progress toward completion. The two-gate terminal will have up to 24 daily departures from Everett offered by Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. GBI was very excited to be a part of this local project.
Fire-rated glazing is very different than it was a few year ago. Higher code standards and customer demands for higher levels of security have driven innovation. Juno Therapeutics in Seattle is a project that demonstrates the performance and aesthetic qualities fire-rated glazing now offers.