GAF Sponsors Energy Efficient Roofing 2013 Conference

Principia is pleased to announce GAF as the full program sponsor for the Energy Efficient Roofing 2013 conference to be held on April 8 and 9, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. GAF is North America’s largest roofing manufacturer.

As the industry leader, GAF offers a broad array of environmentally friendly and energy efficient solutions for both residential and commercial properties. More information can be found at

John Calhoon, a Principal at Principia and chair for the conference, says, “We are very excited to have GAF as the full program sponsor for Energy Efficient Roofing 2013 as they have been involved in the conference since the early planning stages. GAF is a leader in the roofing industry and their sponsorship is a reflection of the commitment they’ve made to energy efficiency and sustainability in commercial and residential roofing.”

Tony Ruffine, GAF’s Vice President, Sustainability and Strategic Marketing, says, “GAF is proud to sponsor Energy Efficient Roofing 2013. We view our partnership with the conference as a natural extension to GAF’s commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability.”

Energy Efficient Roofing 2013 represents Principia’s latest executive conference focused on a fast growing segment in the building materials industry. This high-level management conference will deliver timely business and technical issues relevant to the energy efficient segment of the roofing industry. Energy Efficient Roofing 2013 is the only conference devoted to this hot topic.

The conference features speakers from across the value chain from leading manufacturers and national roofing contractors to industry associations, advocacy groups and thought leaders in energy efficient construction. Andre Desjarlais, Group Leader of Building Envelope Research at Oak Ridge National Labs will discuss the latest designs in energy efficient roof and attic design. Chris Mathis from Mathis Consulting Company will explore issues such as, why is it a good investment to design and construct a durable and energy efficient roof in his session, “Why Buildings Matter.”

Energy Efficient Roofing 2013 will be held at the Omni Charlotte in Charlotte, NC on April 8 and 9, 2013. Visit for the full program and further information, or to register online.


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