Friends Center Partners
Our Partners are individuals and companies dealing
in materials, services or systems necessary to complete our building
and they have pledged to provide them at no charge or very low
cost. We are forever indebted to these visionary people who understand
the value to society of transforming the construction industry
to sustainable practices.
A part of the mission of the Friends Center
is to share “green” building
technologies with regional architects, engineers, contractors and
Our Partners will be:
- Recognized with a permanent display in the entry-way
- Listed with links on our website
- Profiled at our regularly scheduled open houses
Friends Center Partners as of January 1, 2006
California Expanded Metal Co. (CEMCO)
All light-gage steel structural members for post-and-beam exterior walls, interior walls and roof rafters
263 N. Covina Lane
City of Industry, CA 91744
800-775-2362; Fax: 626-330-7598
Standing-seam steel roof
2110 Enterprise Boulevard
W. Sacramento, CA 95691
Steel-rolling, galvanizing and painting for light-gage steel framing and roof
11200 Arrow Route
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Specialized paint for standing-seam roofing
Hot-band steel from their new Castrip plant
for light-gage steels framing and roof
Efficient Heating Technology
Provided thermal calculations and design
of hydronics floor heating system.
EVI Services--Tenant Improvement Contracting
All interior doors and door frames
San Diego, CA
619-227-9039; Fax: 619-863-5923
Distinctive Builders, Geneneral
Plumbing design and building take-offs.
Skip Fralick, PE, CEM—(Individual
Total energy systems coordination.
Larry Christian, Electrical
Engineer— (Individual Volunteer)
Provided design for all electrical systems.
Robert Gales, Acoustical
Provided acoustical study for building
Mechanical & Electrical Commissioning.
Electrical Contracting Services.
Hardy Frames, Inc.
All 28 Hardy Frames as required by engineer.