Sprinkler Fitter Foreman Erik Williams talks about retrofitting a fire protection system at Wayne Middle School in Erie, PA. The school was built in 1914 and is being renovated. From older building materials (brick and plaster) to lack of original drawings, there are many challenges with these types of retrofits.
Project Showcase: Donjon Dry Dock
At the Donjon Dry Dock in Erie, PA, we replaced the 20” and 48” discharge piping on four pumps as well as four valves. All of the piping was fabricated in the fab shop of the Wm. T. Spaeder Company.
FARO Laser Scanner Streamlines BIM Workflow
Wm. T. Spaeder Company used the FARO laser scanner to create point clouds which can be used for reference in the BIM modeling process. Laser scanning provides near perfect measurements and takes the guess work out of modeling.
Holiday Inn Plumbing Project
Plumbing foreman, Josh Estes, speaks about the work we are doing at the new Holiday Inn on Peach Street in Erie.
Citizen’s Bank Renovation: Mechanical Design-Build Process
In the video, we discuss a little about the design-build process for a third-floor office space renovation at Citizen’s Bank in Erie, PA. We were contracted to complete the HVAC and Fire Protection.
Project Showcase: Hospital Plumbing Part II
In Part II of this project showcase, we continue to follow foreman Eric Bowman as we move through the construction process of a large hospital project in Erie, PA.
Project Showcase: Hospital Plumbing Part I
We’re proud to be trusted to do the mechanical contracting for a number of large hospital projects. In this video, foreman Eric Bowman highlights some of what we are doing for a project in Erie, PA as we lay the groundwork during the initial stages of construction.
Skid Design & Pre-Fabrication for Georgia Power Plant
In late 2018, Wm.T. Spaeder was contracted by a water treatment design firm to design and fabricate thirteen (13) unique equipment skids for a large power plant in Georgia. This power plant was in the process of decommissioning their settling ponds and replacing them with a new wastewater treatment system to treat flue gas desulfurization (FGD) waste as mandated by new EPA regulations and these skids will become part of that complex treatment process.
Wm. T. Spaeder & New Health Industry Expansions in Erie, PA
With the upcoming health insurance split-up between Highmark and UPMC, both Allegheny Health Network and UPMC has taken steps to update their facilities. Our company was happy to contribute our services to the various plumbing, HVAC, and fire protection work at each facility including the Allegheny Health Network East Side Health & Wellness Pavilion, AHN St. Vincent Hospital and UPMC Hamot.