WASHINGTON — The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (Center) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 RoofPoint Excellence in Design Awards. This year’s award winners were selected among more than 40 projects submitted for consideration and evaluated based on the mission and criteria of RoofPoint.

RoofPoint is a voluntary, consensus-based green rating system developed by the Center to provide a means for building owners and designers to select commercial roof systems based on long-term energy and environmental benefits. With the launch of RoofPoint in 2011, the Center now recognizes design excellence through the RoofPoint program.

The 2011 RoofPoint Excellence in Design Award recognizes design excellence in 10 categories. Award recipients best exemplify the intent and requirement of specific RoofPoint credits. The 2011 award winners are listed below:

Excellence in Energy Management
DRI Companies
Project: High Desert Government Center – Hesperia, Calif.

Excellence in Materials Management
D.C. Taylor Co.
Project: Meridian Vineyards Roof Restoration – Paso Robles, Calif.
Excellence in Water Management
Sika Sarnafil and J.P. Patti, Tecta America
Project: USPS Morgan Processing and Distribution Center – New York, N.Y.
Excellence in Life Cycle Management
Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance
Project: Sam Nunn Federal Center – Atlanta, Ga.
Excellence in Innovation
Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance
Project: College of Marin – Kentfield, Calif.
Global Leadership
Firestone Building Products
Project: LEGO® Molding Factory – Cienega de Flores, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Community Leadership
GSM Roofing
Projects: Recognized for nine (9) RoofPoint projects in Eastern Pennsylvania and Maryland
Private Sector Leadership
Benchmark, Inc.
Project: Georgia Pacific Dixie Products – Ft. Smith, Ark.
Public Sector Leadership
Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance
Projects: Recognized for nine (9) public sector RoofPoint projects
Advancing Sustainable Roofing
Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance
Project: Tremco Global Headquarters – Beachwood, Ohio

A complete list of award winners and honorable mentions along with project descriptions will be available January 2012 on the RoofPoint website at www.RoofPoint.org. If you are interested in participating in the RoofPoint program, please contact Center staff at 202-380-3371, or e-mail at info@RoofPoint.org.
For more information, visit www.RoofingCenter.org or www.RoofPoint.org.