Competition Highlights Excellence in Roofing Installation

CANTON, MA – February 26, 2016 – Sika is pleased to once again recognize outstanding achievement in the application of the company’s roofing and waterproofing systems with the announcement of the 2015 Projects of the Year winners.

The Projects of the Year competition highlights quality workmanship particularly noteworthy in the areas of design, application, and installation. The company is delighted to be associated with the dozens of projects submitted by its contractor network, and is truly grateful to have such a talented core of applicators representing the company and its products.

This event is competitive each year and this year drew dozens of entries from around the country. Sika offers congratulations to this year’s winners. Compliments to all on a job well done!

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Low Slope Category Winners

Installing a roof at an active jail is never an easy task. Service Works Commercial Roofing faced these exact challenges during its install at the Orient Road Jail.

The jail facility has 17 buildings with 152 separate roof sections that are all secured within a 12-foot fence with razor wire. Sarnafil 60 mil S327 membrane was chosen to be mechanically attached on the 417,700-square-foot project.

Runners-Up:

In second was Sylvester Roofing Co., of Escondido, Calif., for offering up a remedy to the Rady Children's Hospital CAPS Unit roof in San Diego, Calif.

Third place in the low slope category was Greenwood Industries Inc., of Worcester, Mass., for the innovative New Balance World Headquarters in Boston.

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Steep Slope Category Winners

The iconic, earth-toned Bartlesville Community Center was designed by William Wesley Peters, chief architect of Taliesin Associated Architects of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.

Hi-Tech’s biggest challenge was finding a membrane that was both flexible enough to keep the curves wrinkle free and offered in a color that restored the historical nature of the project. The Sarnafil G410 membrane in custom color Teddy Bear Tan provided the answer to their dilemma.

Runners-Up:

BEST Contracting Services, Inc., of Gardena, Calif., took second place for an excellent job of a new Décor Roof System installation on the Los Angeles International Airport Air Traffic Control Base.

In third place came Bonitz of Georgia of Savannah, Ga., on delivering a 90,000 sq ft Décor roof to the Matilda Harris Elementary School.

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Waterproofing Category Winners

Oh, to be in college again. The courtyard at the Alpha Alabama Apartments truly is a thing of beauty, complete with a putting green, grill station, work out area, swimming pools and sitting areas. The courtyard actually sits on top of a parking garage, which is waterproofed with a Sarnafil G476 self-adhered membrane installed by Ideal Building Solutions.

Runners-Up:

In second place was A-1 Roofing Company, of Elk Grove Village, Ill., for revitalizing Chicago's historic North Pier building - now transformed into The Lofts at River East.

Third place for this grouping was Korellis Roofing, Inc., of Hammond, Ind., for excellent workmanship on the Chinatown Branch of Chicago Public Library in Chicago.

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Sustainability Category Winners

ALDI's state-of-the-art, 800,000-square-foot cold storage distribution center consisting of eight different climate zones totaling over 260,000 square feet of refrigeration cooler/freezer and 540,000 square feet of dry goods storage.

The task to roof this enormous project fell on the shoulders of Red Pointe Roofing. The roof application included a Sarnafil S327 80 mil mechanically-fastened system. After the Sarnafil membrane installation was complete, the rooftop received a 2.5MW photovoltaic solar array.

Runners-Up:

In second place was HRGM Corporation of Washington, D.C., for delivering an attractive, sustainable and cost-saving roof to the Frank W. Ballou High Schol.

Western Singly Ply of North Las Vegas, Nev., took third place for a beautiful reroofing job on the Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nev.