WASHINGTON — The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (The Center) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 RoofPointCM Excellence in Design Awards. This year’s award-winning projects were selected among all projects submitted in 2013 and were evaluated based on the mission and criteria of RoofPoint. There are now more than 275 projects that have earn the RoofPointRecognized Project designation.

RoofPoint is a voluntary, consensus-based green rating system developed by The Center to provide a means for roofing contractors, building owners and designers to select roof systems based on long-term energy and environmental benefits.

The 2013 RoofPoint Excellence in Design Award contest recognizes design excellence in eight categories. Award recipients best exemplify the requirements of specific RoofPoint credits, and demonstrate significant leadership in advancing the awareness and application of sustainable roofing. The 2013 award winners are:

Excellence in Energy Management
Sika Sarnafil
Project: George W. Bush Presidential Center; Dallas

Excellence in Materials Management
F.A. Taylor & Son Inc.
Project: 6940 Columbia Gateway ; Columbia, Md.

Excellence in Water Management
GSM Roofing
Project: GSM Headquarters Garden Roof; Ephrata, Pa.

Excellence in Life Cycle Management
Hutchinson Design Group Ltd.
Projects: Abbott Lab AP 6D & 32 Roof Recovers; Abbott Park, Ill.

Excellence in Innovation
ADC Engineering Inc.
Project: Immaculate Conception Church; Goose Creek, S.C.

Excellence in Reroofing
United Materials LLC
Project: Byron White U.S. Courthouse; Denver

Private Sector Leadership
Sika Sarnafil
Project: SuperTarget Retail Store; Olathe, Kan.

Public Sector Leadership
Sika Sarnafil
Project: San Diego County Operations Center; San Diego

A complete list of award winners and honorable mentions along with project descriptions are available at www.roofpoint.org.

The winners will receive their awards at the 2014 International Roofing Expo (IRE) during a presentation at the Roofing Contractor booth on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 3-4 p.m. For more information, visit Booth #567 or www.RoofingContractor.com.