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SPFA 2013 NATIONAL CONTRACTOR EXCELLENCE AWARD
WINNING PROJECT (ROOF FOAM OVER 40,000 SQUARE FEET)
Congratulations to West Roofing, winner of the 2013 Annual SPFA National Contractor Excellence Award for SPF Roofing
Over 40,000 Square Feet. These projects are examples of SPF's unique performance, applicability and appeal, in this case to a
mammoth historic apartment complex in Ohio. Winners of the SPFA Award must submit their project and have it judged bestin-class by a panel of construction industry leaders.
THE NEAL TERRACE AND Boulevard Terrace apartments,
both located on Detroit Avenue in Cleveland, have a rich
history in providing housing in a city that was quickly
growing in the early 20th century. Neal Terrace, a townhouse complex, was built in 1906 by Mr. C.J. Neal (although
it is rumored that his father-in-law Andrew W. Oppmann
actually completed the construction) and has 48 apartment
units, while Boulevard Terrace was built in 1917 and offers
116 apartment units.
Fast-forward 100 years when West Development Group /
West Roofing started renovation discussions with the owner
in 2006. Originally built during a population boom, the now
affordable-housing buildings had deteriorated substantially.
A major overhaul of the entire property was needed. These
buildings had been owned and operated by the same family
for over four generations, and they remain so today.
The owner sifted through several architects and general
contractors, as well as various product solutions for his buildings, considering plans and funding options, for six years.
"We stayed persistent on this one," said Mearl "Skip" Kline
of West Roofing. "This one came up, looked very promising,
and was a project we knew we could help with. But it took
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of SPRAYFOAM Professional - Winter 2013
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S CORNER
FOAM BUSINESS NEWS
SPRAYFOAM CONVENTION & EXPO
BEHIND THE FOAM
2013 SPFA CONTRACTOR AWARDS
ASK THE EXPERT
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
INDEX OF ADVERTISERS
SPRAYFOAM Professional - Winter 2013