February 26, 2014 – CANTON, MA – Winners of the annual Contractor Project of the Year competition were announced today by Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes. A winner and two finalists were recognized for outstanding workmanship in four categories: Low Slope, Steep Slope, Waterproofing and Sustainability for projects completed using a Sika thermoplastic membrane for roofing or waterproofing applications.
“Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Contractor Project of the Year competition,” said Brian J. Whelan, Sika Executive Vice President. “Each entry is judged on project complexity, design uniqueness, craftsmanship, and creative problem solving. We salute the winners for their dedication to the roofing industry and installation excellence.”
In the Sustainable category, Baker Roofing Company of Raleigh, NC, won for the Music City Center in Nashville, TN. This stunning, iconic addition to the city’s landscape relies on both Sarnafil roofing and waterproofing membranes and totals 2.1 million sq. ft. The undulating roof surface features a four-acre vegetated green roof and is designed to mimic the rolling hills of Tennessee. The vegetative system provides natural insulation and building officials project an annual savings of up to 20 percent on heating and cooling costs.