Feinmann Wins Three PRISM Awards from BRAGB

2017 Gold PRISM LogoFeinmann was recognized for professional excellence with two coveted Gold PRISM Awards and one Silver PRISM Award at the BRAGB gala event on October 12, 2017. Hosted by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB), the PRISM Awards celebrate the finest projects and outstanding achievements of builders, developers, architects, remodelers and interior designers.

Feinmann won one Gold PRISM Award in the category Best Kitchen Remodel between $125,000 and $150,000 for our Glossy Galley project in Boston. Feinmann won Silver in the category Best Kitchen Remodel between $150,000 and $200,000 for our Arlington kitchen project. Finally, Feinmann’s other Gold PRISM Award was in the category Best Bath between $75,000 and $125,000 for our Venerated Victorian Master Bath in Newton.

“We are delighted to have received two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. In this business it is always a team that earns the honors. I thank my team here at Feinmann for their conscientious attention to detail and dedication to customer service,” said Feinmann President, Peter Feinmann. 2017 marks Feinmann Inc.’s 30th year in business.

Qualified Remodeler Names Feinmann One of the Top 500 Remodelers in US

Qualified Remodelers Magazine recently announced their annual list of The Top 500 Remodelers in the U.S. Feinmann was one of 13 companies from Massachusetts ranked on the list at #283. The list includes design/build firms like Feinmann as well as window and door companies, roofers, and other companies in the construction industry reporting revenue from their remodeling jobs. Overall the list shows that the remodeling industry is busy servicing customers nationwide. 

Feinmann participates in QR’s survey and ranking as well as Remodeling Magazine’s annual list. “Participating help us see how our peers and competitors are running their companies. These competitions help us see how we can better serve our clients and improve their experience,” said Peter Feinmann, founder and President of Feinmann, Inc.



Feinmann Wins National 2017 Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence

Feinmann has won a National 2017 Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence. The addition to a Newton split-level earned top honors in the entire nation in the Addition Over $250,000 category. There were 400 projects submitted for Chrysalis Awards in 15 categories. 80 remodeling companies from across the country were named winners. A panel of remodeling industry experts judged the project entries in a blind evaluation. Entries were judged on overall design, the creative use of space and materials, and the degree to which the project enhanced the original structure.

“Feinmann has won 10 Chrysalis Awards since 2002, demonstrating their ongoing commitment to professionalism and excellence,” said Ken Kanline, director of the awards program. The Chrysalis Awards, begun in 1994, recognizes the national remodeling industry’s best work in fifteen general categories of residential and commercial projects. The Chrysalis Awards are open to every professional remodeler an design professional in the United States.

“I am proud of the innovative design and craftsmanship illustrated in this project,” Feinmann founder and President, Peter Feinmann, said. “We appreciate that our team’s collaborative spirit, dedication and hard work have been recognized.”

Feinmann Wins Two Gold CotY Awards from EM NARI

Feinmann has earned two 2017 Gold CotY (Contractor of the Year) Awards from EM NARI. CotY Awards were presented at EM NARI’s Evening of Excellence event on Wednesday, March 29th at the Clarke Showroom in Milford, MA. This year there were 100 projects submitted for CotY Awards across 19 categories. A panel of eight independent reviewers judged the project entries in a blind evaluation. Feinmann was a Gold CotY Award winner for Residential Addition over $200,000, recognized for our Newton project, Splitting the Difference. A 1950s split-level was saved from the wrecking ball with a light-filled, two-story 968 square foot addition including a new kitchen. High ceilings, a zero-clearance fireplace and large windows bring this Mid-Century home into the 21st century. A guest room, playroom with doors to the backyard, full bath and laundry room complete the renovation on the lower level.

Feinmann was also a Gold CotY Award winner for Entire House over $500,000 for our River View project in Concord, to be published this fall in Boston HOME Magazine.

BOSTON DESIGN WEEK 2017 | Decoding Remodeling: Breaking Down the Myths of Home Renovation by the Feinmann Design/Build Team

Boston Design Week logoJoin the design/build team at Feinmann for a workshop designed to provide insight, information and inspiration for those planning a home renovation. Discuss the importance of design and view innovative projects while breaking down the myths of renovating your home. You’ll learn what to expect when working with a design/build firm and see examples of projects from start of finish.

Workshop is on a first come, first-serve basis with a 30 person limit. Registration required. In our design studio at Feinmann, 27 Muzzey Street, Lexington, MA on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 11 AM to 1 PM.

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Feinmann, Inc., Receives Best of Houzz 2017 Award for Customer Service

Best of Houzz 2017 award badgeFeinmann, Inc. has been awarded “Best of Houzz” 2017 for Customer Service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design.  Our design/build firm was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2016. “We are exceptionally proud of the service we provide and the excellent work of our staff. We thank all of our clients who wrote reviews sharing their positive experiences with the Houzz community,” said Peter Feinmann, founder and President of Feinmann, Inc.

 “Houzz provides homeowners with a 360 degree view of home building, remodeling and design industry professionals, empowering them to engage the right people and products for their project,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of industry marketing for Houzz. “We’re delighted to recognize Feinmann among our “Best Of” professionals as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”



Feinmann’s Swank & Private Master Bath Wins 2016 Gold PRISM Award

2016 PRISM LogoFeinmann has been awarded a 2016 Gold PRISM Award from the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) for their Swank & Private Master Bath in a Lexington, MA home. The category was Best Residential Bath, $75,000 to $125,000.


The owners of an eclectic style house sought to reconfigure their upstairs to provide space for a new master bath and to provide them with privacy as the house only had one second floor bathroom. The solution entailed enclosing an awkward two-story atrium foyer which allowed the upstairs rooms to shift. The provided a way to expand the master bedroom to include a new walk-in closet while incorporating the old closet into a new, spacious master bathroom. Read more…

Feinmann Recognized by Guild Quality with GuildMaster with Distinction Award

GuildMaster award logoFeinmann has been recognized with a 2016 Guildmaster with Distinction Award for exceptional customer service. GuildQuality, an independent customer satisfaction surveying company, has powered the Guildmaster Award since 2005 to celebrate service excellence in the building, remodeling, contracting, and home services professions. For the eighth consecutive year, Feinmann was chosen as one of the select North American builders, remodelers, developers, and contractors recognized by GuildQuality for their superior delivery of customer care.

“We thank our loyal clients who participated in the GuildQuality survey process and gave us such wonderful testimonials,” said Peter Feinmann, founder and President of Feinmann, Inc.

 Over the past few months, GuildQuality reviewed numerous survey responses submitted by customers of Guildmaster candidates. In granting awards, GuildQuality considers two primary metrics for each candidate: the percentage of customers who would recommend and the percentage of customers who responded. Feinmann achieved a recommendation rate of greater than 90% from their customers, who were surveyed through GuildQuality.



Feinmann Wins Multiple 2016 EM NARI CotY Awards

2016 Gold CotY Award Residential Addition under $200,000Feinmann has won a 2016 Gold CotY Award for Residential Addition Under $200,000 for a Lexington project, Home, Home for a Range. By adding only 80 additional square feet, the kitchen was able to accommodate a professional Wolf range as well as a center island, making this kitchen functional and beautiful. EM NARI (Eastern Massachusetts National Association of the Remodeling Industry) handed out awards at their annual event held April 6 at Clarke Distribution Corp in Milford, MA. Feinmann was also awarded the 2016 Customer Service Award.


2016 Gold CotY Award Residential InteriorFeinmann has won a 2016 Gold CotY Award for Residential Interior for a Boston project, Boston Colonial Proves Less Is More. By reconfiguring the first floor and re-locating an awkwardly placed powder room, this home is now open and light-filled.


2016 Gold CotY Award Residential KitchenFeinmann has won a 2016 Gold CotY Award for Residential Kitchen $100,001-$150,000 for a Lexington kitchen, Light’s Delight Bungalow. By taking down a wall between the dining room and kitchen and relocating the powder room and creating a mudroom connected to the kitchen by a half-wall, this Lexington bungalow received a much-needed boost.