Olmsted Falls High School | Bleacher Replacement

  We got an email on Wednesday March 8th. Pat Kindelin called on the 9th to schedule an appointment. Monday March 13, he met with Timothy Atkinson the Director of Business Affairs at Olmsted Falls, the Architects Representative, the Superintendent, the Athletic Director, High School Principal, and the Head of Maintenance to answer questions and determine what was needed…

Fairfield City School District | Central Elementary, Compass Elementary, & Fairfield Freshmen High School

Plastic Laminate Casework/Millwork

  Project Name: Central Elementary, Compass Elementary & Fairfield Freshmen School Owner: Fairfield City School District Architect: SHP Leading Design Construction Manager: Skanska-Megen, Joint Venture General Contractor: D.A.G Construction Co. (Fairfield Freshmen Bleacher, Athletic Equipment, and Auditorium Contract Only) Scope Elementary Schools: Materials & Installation of Educational Casework and Wood Trim Scope Fairfield Freshmen School: Materials & Installation of Educational Casework, Telescopic Seating, Athletic Equipment,…

Summer Seating – Our Busiest Season Yet

Telescopic Bleachers

By David Farnham Summer is typically our busy season for seating installation and the summer of 2013 will go down as our busiest ever! By my count, between 5/28/13-9/6/13, we will have installed the following: Over 22,667 NET new bleacher seats (includes Hussey’s CourtSide & Metro) – This is a NET seating count! Over 5,980 NET new outdoor grandstand seats…

Building Safety Month: An Introduction to the ICC

Telescopic Bleachers

  The International Code Council (ICC) has dubbed May Building Safety Month. The International Code Council, a non-profit established in 1994, is a member-focused association dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build, and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable affordable and resilient structures.  These codes are a set of comprehensive, coordinated building safety and…

Columbus City Schools – Starling PK-8

  Facility: Starling PK-8 – Columbus City Schools, OH Architect:  BSHM Architects, Inc. – Columbus, OH Construction Manager: Smoot/Elford/Resource – Columbus, OH Contractor: Summit Construction – Hilliard, Ohio Sub-Contractor: Farnham Equipment Company Columbus City Schools’ new Starling PK-8 School combines Dana Elementary School and Starling Middle School and features a three-story academic wing to the north and a two-story open atrium through the center of…

Who is Out of Bounds?

Telescopic Bleachers & Portable Seating

  The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has rules and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has rules, then there is the Ohio Building Code, the International Code Council, and the National Fire Protection Association…What is the bottom line and who do you listen to? I recently received a couple of phone calls about new guidelines…

Upper Arlington High School Gets a New Look for the New Year!

Telescopic Bleachers & Portable Seating

  A special Thank You to Christopher Potts at Upper Arlington City Schools for recommending Farnham Equipment Company for your next bleacher project! Congratulations on your gym renovation, we hope you enjoy your new Hussey Seating Company Telescoping Bleachers. Go Golden Bears! “The Upper Arlington City School District has been very pleased from start to finish with the service…

Bleacher Service & Safety: Cantilever Frame Arms 101

Bleacher Safety

  Are your bleachers sagging? Are you having trouble opening and closing your system? This is most likely because your cantilever frame arms are bent or damaged. Cantilever frame arms are vital to the life of your bleachers. They attach to the main frame essentially holding up each bleacher deck which makes it easier to open and close your…