Tremco Architectural Specialists Achieve LEED Accreditation

June 24, 2004
Architectural Community Will Benefit From the Knowledge, Education, and Backgrounds of Newly Accredited Tremco Architectural Specialists
Beachwood, OH (April 15, 2004) – The U.S. Green Building Council has named Mark Anderson, Marty Pribble, Joanne Rodriguez, and Matt Stephens, Architectural Specialists for Tremco’s Roofing and Building Maintenance Division, as LEED™ Accredited Professionals™ under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. Mark Anderson, Marty Pribble, Joanne Rodriguez, and Matt Stephens are the first Tremco employees to earn LEED accreditation. The accreditation recognizes their knowledge of integrated design and their capacity to facilitate the LEED certification process on the LEED Professional Accreditation exam.Mark Anderson serves the Southern U.S. including Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Mississippi.He earned a B.A. in Architecture and a B.S. in Construction Engineering from The University of Nebraska.Marty Pribble serves the Southern California region.He earned an M.B.A. from NationalUniversity and a B.S. in Marketing from The University of Colorado.Joanne Rodriguez serves the greater Chicago, Minneapolis, and Milwaukee areas.She earned a B.A. in English from CapitalUniversity in Ohio. Matt Stephens serves Northern California, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, and Hawaii. He earned a B.S. in Construction Management from MichiganStateUniversity.The architectural community will benefit from the knowledge, education and backgrounds of these newly accredited Tremco Architectural Specialists. In addition to architectural specialists that specialize in roofing applications, Tremco’s Roofing and Building Maintenance Division has numerous products and systems that can contribute to a building’s ability to achieve LEED certification. Building owners can use Tremco’s green (vegetated) roof as well as a range of ENERGY STAR® qualified systems and coatings to receive points in the LEED category of Sustainable Sites, a LEED standardized system rating category. Tremco’s POWERbright™ single ply, peel and stick membrane, and paver photovoltaic systems can contribute to a building’s eligibility to receive points in the LEED category of Energy and Atmosphere. Also, Tremco’s roofing products with recycled content can help a building receive points in the LEED category of Material and Resources. Tremco’s Sealant and Weatherproofing Products group contributes to LEED credit, specifically in the areas of Storm Water Management, Heat Island Effect, Construction Waste Management, Recycled content, Local/Regional Materials, Low-Emitting Materials, and Optimizing Energy Performance.The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED program promotes the design, construction and operation of environmentally responsible (“green”) buildings through a standardized rating system that awards points for using acceptable products and construction practices.  Categories include Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Material and Resources, and Indoor Environmental Policy.The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the nation’s leading coalition for the advancement of buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. Major tools to drive this market transformation include the Council’s LEED Green Building Rating System™, International Green Building Conference and Exposition, membership summits, information exchange, education, and policy advocacy. For information on the LEED program, and the USGBC: in Beachwood, OH, Tremco Inc. and Weatherproofing Technologies Inc., its service division, provide Roofing and Weatherproofing Peace of Mind to educational, healthcare, government, and industrial customers with ISO 9001:2000 certification. In business since 1928, Tremco joined the RPM International Inc. family of companies in 1997. For more information, visit Tremco on line at or call 1-800-562-2728.

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