Target Market Roofing is pleased to once again recognize outstanding achievement in the application of the company’s roofing and waterproofing systems by revealing the 2014 Project of the Year winners. This year was especially difficult to choose the winners as dozens of exceptional projects from around the country were submitted, many of which offered incredible examples of sustainable roofs.

When all was said and done, an overall winner and two finalists were recognized for outstanding workmanship in the areas of design, application and installation. Awards were given in four categories – Sustainability, Low Slope, Steep Slope and Waterproofing – and were presented to projects that were completed using a Sika® thermoplastic membrane for roofing or waterproofing applications.

“Each entry is judged on project complexity, design uniqueness, craftsmanship and creative problem solving,” said Brian J. Whelan, Sika Executive Vice President - Roofing. “Compliments to all on a job well done. We are truly grateful to have such a talented group of professionals representing Sika and our products.”

Sustainability Winners

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In the Sustainability Category, I.S. Roofing & Construction of Ponce, Puerto Rico, earned the top spot for its impressive sustainable roof application on the Cantaño Ferry Boat Terminal in Puerto Rico. Runner-up in the category went to Waterproofing Associates from Mountain View, California, for the Hewlett-Packard Global Operations Headquarters in Palo Alto, California, while Eberhard Roofing & Waterproofing in Van Nuys, California, was third place. Eberhard applied a gorgeous sustainable roof to the Pomona College Studio Art Hall in Claremont, California.

Low Slope Winners

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In the Low Slope Category, Kazemi & Associates from Los Angeles was awarded first place for their work on a private residence, an installation of a showcase light grey Sarnafil® EnergySmart Roof® on a dramatic home in Malibu. The second place winner was Advanced Roofing, Inc. of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, for installing a roof at Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Third place went to Red Pointe Roofing of Orange, California, for the Park Place Apartments in Irvine, California.

Steep Slope Winners

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The Harold J. Becker Company of Dayton, Ohio, earned first place in the Steep Slope Category for its work on the Wogaman 5-8 school, also in Dayton. The school now boasts Sika’s aesthetically pleasing and long-lasting Décor Roof System. The other two finalists for Steep Slope projects were NU-TEK Roof Systems, Inc. out of Lake Hepatcong, New Jersey, and Merit Roofing Systems, Inc. from Richardson, Texas. NU-TEK applied a beautiful roof to the Queenship of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Plainsboro, New Jersey, while Merit completed the roofing application for the American Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock, Texas.

Waterproofing Winners

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The Waterproofing Category was one of the most difficult to judge, as there were numerous impressive entries. In the end, it was the Lutz Roofing Company of Shelby Township in Michigan that came out on top for its work on the Karmanos Family Birthing Center in Royal Oak, Michigan – a prime example of a green sustainable roof on top of a waterproofing system.

Second place in the category went to AAR Roofing from Kernersville, North Carolina, for its work at the USC Darla Moore School of Business in Columbia, South Carolina. Bennett & Brosseau Roofing, Inc. of Romeoville, Illinois, took the bronze for its installation at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Sika Roofing is delighted to be associated with the dozens of projects submitted by our approved applicators, and is truly grateful to have such a talented group of applicators representing Sika Roofing and our products.