WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach County Roofing & Sheet Metal Contractors’ Association came together for its annual holiday party on Dec. 13. Joe Hart, vice president of Carpenter’s Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., was honored for his years of dedication and experience with the Jim Carr Lifetime Achievement Award for the value he has brought to the roofing industry including honesty, integrity and service to the community.
Hart entered the roofing and architectural sheet metal industry at Boys Inc., South Florida’s oldest roof-contracting business originally established in 1923, where he gained his basic training from the founding Kinsey family. He strengthened his roofing experience when he joined the Carpenter family business in the spring of 1988. Since 1991, Hart has served as vice president of Carpenter’s Roofing & Sheet Metal. He brings experience in every phase of the roofing and architectural sheet metal contracting including design, estimating, sales, purchasing and field supervision.
Hart has more than 30 years of experience working with designers, builders and owners of custom homes and commercial buildings, including both new construction and replacement of existing roofs on some of the finest homes and buildings in America, including many of the local coastal landmarked homes. He has experience in all types of roofing and has significant insight into the history and application process of clay tile, cement tile, natural slate and copper as it pertains to the local unique, tropical conditions.
The Palm Beach County Roofing & Sheet Metal Contractors’ Association was established in 1946. Its association motto is the belief that honesty, integrity, high ideals, and a concern for the welfare of the roofing industry and general public are both desirable and necessary, and it will do all in its power to promote these goals.