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EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN AWARD CURRENT PROJECTS

2013 RoofPoint Excellence in Design Award Recipients

Excellence in Energy Management

Bush Library Ariel Photo (Photo courtesy of Sika Sarnafil)
George W. Bush Presidential Center
Dallas, TX

This energy efficient reroofing project submitted by Sika Sarnafil features a highly reflective and durable roofing surface, high thermal system integrity, and combined rooftop PV and solar thermal energy production.

Award Recipient:
Sika Sarnafil
Recipient Location:
Canton, MA
IKEA Perryville
Perryville, MD
Award Recipient:
GAF
Recipient Location:
Wayne, NJ

Excellence in Materials Management

6940 Columbia Gateway
Columbia, MD

This project submitted by F.A. Taylor & Son, Inc. demonstrated the best application of RoofPoint Material Management Credits among projects submitted in 2013, achieving a score of 31 points. The project features a number of sustainable roofing practices, including material recycling and a project waste management plan. 

Award Recipient:
F.A. Taylor & Son, Inc.
Recipient Location:
Baltimore, MD

Excellence in Water Management

GSM Garden Roof (Photo courtesy of GSM Roofing)
GSM Headquarters Garden Roof
Ephrata, PA

After the devastating floods caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, GSM Roofing had to completely renovate their facilities located near the Cocalico Creek in Central Pennsylvania. In addition to the renovation, GSM installed a new vegetated roofing system on their facility to reduce storm water runoff into the creek and help prevent future flooding. The new roof also provides a unique area for company employees to meet and relax. 

Award Recipient:
GSM Roofing
Recipient Location:
Ephrata, PA
Chattanooga City Council Green Roof
Chattanooga, TN
Award Recipient:
City of Chattanooga
Recipient Location:
Chattanooga, TN

Excellence in Innovation

Immaculate Conception Church Roof Replacement
Goose Creek, SC

In response to a wide range of site conditions, including an unusual roof shape, insufficient roof pitch in some locations for a typical steep slope roofing, anchorage issues with the existing roof deck, and low roof and wall clearances, this project submitted by project architect ADC Engineering, Inc., illustrates how a number of important sustainable roofing technologies can be combined to overcome site conditions resulting in a durable and ascetically attractive roofing system. 

Award Recipient:
ADC Engineering, Inc.
Recipient Location:
Hanahan, SC

Excellence in Reroofing

Byron White US Courthouse Roof View (photo courtesy of United Materials, LLC)
Byron White U.S. Courthouse
Denver, CO

This 69,000 square foot roofing project submitted and installed by United Materials, LLC, was the highest-scoring reroofing project for 2013, earning 29.5 total points. Key sustainable roofing features include high energy efficiency and durability as well as a long-term roof asset management program. 

Award Recipient:
United Materials, LLC
Recipient Location:
Denver, CO
CK Mondavi Family Vineyards Aerial Photo (courtesy of D. C. Taylor Co.)
CK Mondavi Family Vineyards
St. Helena, CA
Award Recipient:
D. C. Taylor Co.
Recipient Location:
Cedar Rapids, IA

Excellence in Durability and Life Cycle Management

Private Manufacturing Facility Roof Recovers
North Chicago, Illinois

The 2013 award for Excellence in Durability and Life Cycle Management has been given for the second year in a row to Hutchinson Design Group, Ltd. for the design and oversight of two Private Manufacturing Facility Roof Recover projects. Each roofing system features levels of roof insulation ranging from R-33 to R-66, a durable roof membrane system designed to provide 30+ years of service life, and extensive attention to critical durability and energy details within the overall roof design.

Award Recipient:
Hutchinson Design Group, Ltd.
Recipient Location:
Barrington, IL
Capital District Transportation Authority
Albany, NY
Award Recipient:
Tetra Tech Architects and Engineers
Recipient Location:
Ithaca, NY

Private Sector Leadership

SuperTarget Olathe Ariel Photo (Photo courtesy of Sika Sarnafil)
SuperTarget Retail Store
Olathe, KS

This 175,000 square foot reroofing project sets a new benchmark for sustainable retail roof design. Featuring a reflective, energy efficient, and highly durable roofing system, the SuperTarget project also includes an innovative roof fastening technology that virtually eliminates roof seams at fastening locations and allows for effective removal and recycling of the roofing membrane at the end of its service life.

Award Recipient:
Sika Sarnafil
Recipient Location:
Canton, MA
The Menil Collection
Houston, TX
Award Recipient:
DERBIGUM Americas, Inc.
Recipient Location:
Kansas City, MO
Gray, Johnson and Hayes Office Reroof
Huntsville, AL
Award Recipient:
Porter Roofing Contractors, Inc.
Recipient Location:
McMinnville, TN

Public Sector Leadership

San Diego Ops Center (Photo courtesy of Sika Sarnafil)
San Diego County Operations Center
San Diego, CA

The new San Diego County Operations Center is designed to be a symbol of sustainability for all of San Diego, and the building's roofing system features every key RoofPoint strategy available for building designers. In addition to a roof designed to provide the ultimate in performance and life cycle endurance, this unique roof features a rooftop terrace, a vegetated green roof, and photovoltaic solar panel array on trellises, which also serve to produce shading. 

Award Recipient:
Sika Sarnafil
Recipient Location:
Canton, MA
LA Forum Renovation
Inglewood, CA
Award Recipient:
Adco Roofing and Waterproofing
Recipient Location:
North Hollywood, CA

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