Recycling roofing construction materials such as: packaging, metal, wood, insulation and membrane can be a cost-effective option to consider as part of a sustainable roof management strategy.
Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB) June 13, 2012
Rod Pfannenstiel of Nationwide Foam Recycling presented a "Gold Award" to Benchmark, Inc. a roof consultant for recycling and keeping over 65,000 cubic feet of roof insulation and over 194,000 pounds of roof membrane out of local landfills.
As part of their commitment to roof recycling and sustainability, Benchmark, Inc. is an active member of The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (http://www.roofingcenter.org) a non-profit organization focused on development and use of environmentally responsible, high performance roof systems and technologies. As part of this organization, Benchmark has taken an active role in the development of RoofPoint, the first comprehensive roof rating system to assess and select sustainable roof systems.
Benchmark, Inc. (http://www.benchmark-inc.com) is a professional roof and pavement consulting firm focused on helping clients reduce long-term costs, maximize roof and pavement service life, and reduce risk to their people, property and operations. With 97 associates, including 4 Professional Engineers, 6 Registered Roof Consultants, and 22 Registered Roof Observers, Benchmark, Inc. has been providing clients objective and technically sound roof and pavement consulting services throughout North America for over 25 years.
For more information about Benchmark, Inc. contact: Eric Hasselbusch at erich(at)benchmark-inc(dot)com, 800.393.9193 or visit our website at http://www.benchmark-inc.com.
For more information about Nationwide Foam Recycling contact: Michael Kamin at MKamin(at)NationwideFoamRecycling(dot)com, 888.820.2760.