BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance announced that Weatherproofing Technologies Inc., (WTI), its affiliated construction services company, has once again been awarded the E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) contract in the category of Roofing Systems, Exterior Building Maintenance, Products, Supplies and Related Services.

WTI was first named as the national contract holder for this category in 2011.

E&I Cooperative Services is the largest, member-owned, nonprofit purchasing cooperative serving the needs more than 5,000 higher education, community college and K-12 member institutions. The WTI contract provides options for each member institution to execute their roofing, weatherproofing, maintenance, asset management, indoor air quality or related building envelope projects in a manner they choose under a competitively solicited contract.

"In a time when educational institutions are experiencing an enormous strain on their budgets, finding savings wherever possible is critical," said Saul Alvarado, vice president, facilities, E&I Cooperative Services. "We are proud to offer our members the opportunity to find these savings with the experience of WTI/Tremco."

The scope of the new roofing and related building envelope services contract has been expanded to include building ventilation system cleaning and sanitizing, something which is top of mind for educational facilities as they respond to COVID and receive funding through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act and the recent American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

The contract also now includes multiple options for the customized procurement of materials and/or construction services, including a national Contractor Network method of delivery.

"Roofing and building envelope continuity, HVAC disinfection and moisture management play a crucial role in achieving optimal indoor air quality and ensuring a dry, comfortable, healthy, and safe environment for learning," said Craig Nelson, vice president of WTI GC Strategy, Weatherproofing Technologies Inc. "Through the WTI contract, E&I members can procure everything they need to safeguard their building environments as quickly and economically as possible, without sacrificing quality, performance or transparency."