By Joel Scanlon
Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance, a supplier of sustainable roofing and building envelope solutions, declared that it has achieved the five 2011 RoofPoint Excellence in Design Awards, which was presented this year.
The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing established the RoofPoint program, which is an honorary, concurrence-based green rating system improved to facilitate designers and proprietors in choosing non-residential roof systems concerning environmental benefits and durable energy.
Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance projects won the Excellence in Design Awards in four categories, along with an honorable cite. In order to recognize the exceptional projects, which promote RoofPoint’s mission and criteria, there were 10 categories of awards. More than 40 entries were submitted. Tremco’s winning projects and their Excellence in Design Awards include: The Sam Nunn Federal Center (Atlanta, Ga.), Excellence in Life Cycle Management, noted for its efficient recycling of original roofing materials; Tremco Incorporated Headquarters Renovation (Beachwood, Oh.), Advancing Sustainable Roofing featuring four sustainable roofing systems, a 9,000-sq.ft vegetated roof, a white reflective TPA membrane, two rooftop photovoltaic installations for renewable energy; the College of Marin Fine Arts Building (Kentfield, Calif.), Excellence in Innovation featuring a high R-value insulation system, and a native, drought-tolerant vegetation; Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance, Public Sector Leadership, which featured projects on learning stations ,schools and municipal structures, with photovoltaic and vegetated integrated systems, a Native American artifacts museum that employs advanced daylighting, and renovated historical structures.
Tremco’s Honorable Mention is included in the Global Leadership category, which includes projects based on the renovation of a roof at a Viking ship-rebuilding spot in Labrador and Newfoundland , a LEED platinum new school in Windsor, Ontario, and a commercial complex for a hydro-electric utility in Manitoba. This structure was also honored as the ‘Best Tall Building of the Americas’ for 2009.