WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (Center) is pleased to announce that Jim Kirby has been named co-chair of ASTM Subcommittee D08.24 on Sustainability. Jim currently serves as the vice president of sustainability at the Center.
ASTM Subcommittee D08.24 on Sustainability is a subcommittee of ASTM Committee on Roofing and Waterproofing. The Committee’s work includes “the promotion of knowledge, stimulation of research, and development of standards pertaining to materials and systems for roofing and waterproofing,” according to the ASTM website.
The Subcommittee on Sustainability has been active on several fronts, including the development of guides for recycling practices, roof system durability and preparing Environmental Product Declarations.
“Jim’s new position reinforces the Center’s leadership role on energy and environmental issues. I’m confident that the roofing industry’s interests will be well represented under his stewardship,” said Craig Silvertooth, president of the Center.
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