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RoofTech Consulting, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 2, 2020   Contact: Ann Lederman Executive Director (314) 285-6241   “CALE PROKOPF JOINS THE BUDDY FUND OPERATIONS BOARD” Tim M. Murch, Chairman of the Buddy Fund a local charity that provides sports equipment to underserved, at-risk youth announced Cale Prokopf has joined the Operations Board.   Cale Prokopf is the President of Rooftech Consulting, Inc., a St. Louis based building enclosure consulting firm. As President, Cale is responsible for

The roofing industry has been listed among the top 10 industries that receive the most BBB complaints.

Sarnafil

This amazing facility located in Shaumburg, IL consists of 150,000 square feet of total roof area spread throughout many levels. The fully adhered Sarnafil PVC membrane is hidden in many areas by pavers and LiveRoof green roof modules. The green roof alone covers approximately 15 acres of roof area! This project required constant communication between the builder (Clayco), the installer (Sullivan Roofing, Inc), and our onsite quality assurance staff. This building is a great example

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The High Cost of Co-op Purchasing Agreements

Just recently another co-op purchasing agreement was called to task at Schuylkill County Area Vocational Tech School in Mar Lin, PA. The co-op agreement allowed approved firms to provide “all-in” pricing that would include material, installation, and design for multiple roof replacements. The “not-to-exceed” budget submitted to the school by their co-op approved roof manufacturer was $2.519 million. Instead of signing the contract a board member (David Frew) recommended they research alternative pricing. The committee researched their

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Visually Appealing Roof Design

Tinted Coating Design-2

What parts of a building come to mind when you think about aesthetic design? It’s most commonly the shape of the building, exterior wall treatment, interior decor, lighting, or landscaping. The one thing that never comes to mind…….the roof! For some people it may be time to change that ideology. During a recent trip I observed several roofs that offered very appealing aesthetics from higher elevations. These roofs utilized simple, inexpensive, and commonly used components