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GAF Earns Coveted Sustainability Certificate

GreenCircle Waste Diversion from Landfill Award

Founded in 1886, GAF is the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. Their dedication to quality innovation doesn’t end with their services and products, but GAF Chase Construction North West Inc.continues  with an emphasis on sustaining our surroundings. GAF’s Tuscaloosa, Alabama facility is its second asphalt shingle plant in North America to achieve “Waste Diversion from Landfill” certification. This reputable honor is conducted by GreenCircle Certified, LLC, known as the leading certifier of  sustainability claims in products and operations. This Waste Diversion from Landfill certification demonstrates the dedication GAF has to the responsible management of end-of-life materials.

The Process

As a definite leader in their industry, GAF has led the way in implementing several groundbreaking initiatives aimed towards increasing operational efficiency, reducing waste, and diverting material from landfills. GAF did this by partnering with recyclers and like-minded organizations . Through these relationships and learning opportunities, GAF has not only developed unique ways to reuse waste material GAF Chase Construction North West Inc.internally, but has also identified alternate uses for previously landfilled waste. GAF has been able to achieve an impressive waste diversion rate of 94% at its Tuscaloosa facility through these progressive waste management practices and innovative recycling initiatives. “As Waste Diversion from Landfill emerges as a critical sustainable performance measure, forward-thinking companies are finding innovative material management solutions,” says certification officer at GreenCircle, Tad Radzinski. “With its second plant receiving GreenCircle certification, GAF is not only leading the way in waste diversion, but it is also ensuring accountability and transparency in its sustainability claims.”

Setting the Standard for the Industry

The booming green building market has prompted an emphasis on sustainability for building product suppliers like GAF. In order to establish credibility and gain customer confidence, manufacturers like GAF are adding a level of integrity to their operations by third-party certification of sustainability. Director of speciality manufacturing at GAF, Gregg Baran, stated that “sustainability and transparency are cornerstones of our business strategy as GAF. GreenCircle certification verifies our claims and helps us showcase our waste leadership in a way that resonates with our customers and employees.” Congratulations on this amazing and inspiring feat GAF!

About Us

Here at Chase Construction North West Inc., we have partnered with GAF for many years, and have even earned their prestigious title of Master Elite roofer. We conduct ourselves in the most professional manner and place the most value on prompt communication, and enhancing and enlarging customer value. Let us show you we are the best for the job at one of our free estimates today! We provide services in King County and Pierce County, along with major cities such as Seattle, Tacoma, Puyallup, Federal Way, Renton, Auburn, Des Moines and all of the surrounding cities. If you are in need of roofing, decking, waterproofing, or skylight installation services contact Chase Construction North West Inc. today. Fill out our free estimate form or call us today at 253-445-8950.

Puget Sound Area Roofer

GAF Low Slope Roofing

GAF Interviews Weatherholt and Associates, Inc.

Chase Construction NW, Inc. had the opportunity to capture GAF’s Washington and Alaska’s Territory Manager Shawn Notle discuss the importance of hiring a Master™ and Master Select™ contractor when installing a flat or low slope roofing system on residential or commercial roofing projects. Standing in the heart of downtown Seattle you can see that commercial flat roofs are nearly on every corner.

Shawn had the opportunity to interview Weatherholt and Associates, Inc. Principle and Senior Field Engineer Rob Card who reiterates the importance of not only hiring contractors who are qualified at the highest level of certification, but finding a manufacturer who holds themselves to a high standard.

 


 

Why Weatherholt and Associates meets GAF’s Standards

Wetherholt and Associates, Inc. was founded in 1984 to serve the construction industry by assisting in resolving water intrusion problems. Specifically, they specialize in roofing, waterproofing, and building envelope trouble shooting and problem solving. Clients include several major school districts, manufacturing companies, and municipal and state government departments.

Weatherholt and Associates are capable of determining the types of roof and waterproofing systems in place, performing moisture surveys, determining leak sources, and generating CAD details. majority of our work is for commercial, institutional, and public sector clients whose properties require careful and prudent management of resources, both monetarily and functionally. We are familiar with almost all types of roofing, waterproofing, and building cladding. We have the resources to investigate those with which we might be unfamiliar.

If you have any questions, or if we may be of service, please do not hesitate to call us at (425) 822-8397.

 

 

Looking for a Master™ or Master Elite™  Roofing Contractor?

 

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If you are in the Puget Sound region of Washington State and are in need of roofing services contact Chase Construction North West, Inc. today. We are Master™ certified contractor through GAF. We have been providing our region with expert commercial and residential roofing services for over 13 years. We provide services in Seattle, Tacoma, Federal Way, Renton, Auburn and all of the surrounding cities.

Fill out our free estimate form or call us today at 253-445-8950. You can also visit GAF.com  and look for GAF Factory Certified Roofing Contractors in your area.