Mark A. Gaulin is the senior vice president and chief operating officer of Tecta Ameria Corp. (www.tectaamerica.com). Gaulin is one of the original founders of Tecta America, and is a member of the Tecta Board of Directors. Gaulin’s professional associations include former president and vice president of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), chairperson of the Architectural Metal Committee for the NRCA, and former president of the Associated Roofing Contractor’s of Maryland (ARCOM).
As building managers continue to look for ways to reduce energy costs while facing America’s increasing demands for green compliance, many have begun to look to their roof as a way to satisfy both needs. Suddenly, a building’s roof has turned into an energy asset, with emerging green technology satisfying energy demands through a variety of alternatives. Not only is green building good for the environment, and for a building’s bottom line - it’s also good for the roofing industry.