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Norfolk State Brown Hall

The first phase of the project consist of the following work: replacing existing 2×4 ceiling tile with 2×2 USG 2110 “Radar” Ceiling tile in several classrooms, replacing all warm light lamps with cool white lamps in classrooms on the 1st and 2nd floor corridors, relamp all can lights with cool white lamps on 1st and 2nd floor corridors, replacing four exterior fixtures at the entrance of Wing “C”, electrical, repaint all exterior doors and frames, paint three columns on the exterior at Wing “C”, paint exterior soffit at the entrance to Wing C and paint all interior corridor to corridor HM frame and door.

Additional work includes: removing plaster ceiling at the stairwell at the entrance to Wing “C”, patching and paint existing jambs on the exterior windows along Wing B, provide and install FRP panels on all exterior window jambs in Lecture Hall in Wing B, repair damaged seats in Lecture Hall in Wing B, and repair brick/steps at the exterior patio along Wing B.

The second phase of the project consist of the following work: replacing existing 2×4 ceiling tile with 2×2 USG 2110 “Radar” Ceiling tile in all offices, replacing all warm light lamps with cool white lamps in several offices, and provide site drainage. replacing existing 2×4 ceiling tile with 2×2 USG 2110 “Radar” Ceiling tile in several classrooms, replacing all warm light lamps with cool white lamps in classrooms on the 1st and 2nd floor corridors, relamp all can lights with cool white lamps on 1st and 2nd floor corridors, replacing four exterior fixtures at the entrance of Wing “C”, electrical, repaint all exterior doors and frames, paint three columns on the exterior at Wing “C”, paint exterior soffit at the entrance to Wing C and paint all interior corridor to corridor HM frame and door.

Additional work includes: removing plaster ceiling at the stairwell at the entrance to Wing “C”, patching and paint existing jambs on the exterior windows along Wing B, provide and install FRP panels on all exterior window jambs in Lecture Hall in Wing B, repair damaged seats in Lecture Hall in Wing B, and repair brick/steps at the exterior patio along Wing B. The second phase of the project consist of the following work: replacing existing 2×4 ceiling tile with 2×2 USG 2110 “Radar” Ceiling tile in all offices, replacing all warm light lamps with cool white lamps in several offices, and provide site drainage.

Client :Norfolk State University
Location: Norfolk, VA

James Collins, P.E., LEED GA
President

Email:

jcollins@edgewaterconst.com

Phone:

757.410.3166

Joined the Edgewater Team:

Jim is the President of Edgewater and started the company in 2006.

Background:

Jim Collins, a licensed civil engineer, has over 25 years of experience. Active duty in the US Navy prepared Jim to excel in vertical construction operations, estimating, project management, and contract administration around world for the Seabees and the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps. Jim retired from Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) where he gained construction experience from an owners’ point of view as a contracting officer. His vast experience prepared him to drive military construction projects through conceptual, design, and construction phases.

Education/Training:
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge MA - Master of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA - Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
Affiliations:
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Certified LEED Green
  • Society of American Military Engineers
  • U.S. Green Building Council
Richard Marano
Vice President

Email:

rmarano@edgewaterconst.com

Phone:

757.410.3166

Joined the Edgewater Team:

Vice President of Edgewater Construction Services in 2006.

Background:

Rich Marano is a civil engineering graduate of the prestigious Rochester Institute of Technology who combined his degree in construction technology and took a different path, moving directly into the construction field. His career has upwardly traversed from assistant project manager to project manager to Vice President of Edgewater Construction Services in 2006. Rich’s resume shows achievements in Virginia, New York, New Jersey, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Connecticut, Maine and Vermont in design-bid-build, design-build, construction management and general contracting. His experience in facility renovations and additions and new construction reached its highest point when Rich was assigned as Senior Project Manager for the Armada Hoffler Tower in Virginia Beach. This $86M project spanned 2 years and 13 floors (255,000 sq. ft.) of Class A office space, 300,000 sq. ft. of retail space and an adjoining a 22 floor 9 level cast-in-place parking garage with 1871 stalls.

Education/Training:
  • Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester NY – Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
  • Suffolk County Community College Long Island NY - Associates in Construction Technology