Firestone Building Products Honors Winners of Prestigious 2017 Master Contractor Award

PR Newswire — April 18, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Firestone Building Products
Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-performing building
product solutions, announced today their top firms that earned the 2017 Master
Contractor award. This highly-regarded award program recognizes the most
outstanding contractors in the commercial roofing industry. These top-tier
companies are among the top 5 percent of Firestone Building Products Red Shield
(TM) Licensed Roofing Contractors and were selected for their exemplary
installation, quality of work and customer service.

This year holds a special distinction, as 2017 commemorates the 30th anniversary
of the Master Contractor Program. For its 30th year, Firestone Building Products
announced new specifications for achieving Master Contractor status and
qualifying for the various levels within the Master Contractor program.

The Master Contractor Program recognizes three levels of achievement: Silver
Master Contractor, Gold Master Contractor and Platinum Master Contractor.
Firestone Building Products offers these three categories to recognize
increasingly-difficult levels of accomplishment. In addition to these three
levels, Firestone Building Products also recognizes Master Contractors with the
highest level of quality installations with the Inner Circle of Quality award.

“For 30 years, our contractors continue to prove they’re among the best in the
industry. The Master Contractor award reflects their hard work and attention to
detail,” said Tim Dunn, president of Firestone Building Products. “This esteemed
Master Contractor distinction is among the longest running and most desirable
recognition in the commercial roofing industry, and we’re honored to be
partnered with these reputable firms.”

All Master Contractor award recipients were selected based on total square
footage installed and quality points accumulated for outstanding inspection
ratings on systems covered by the Firestone Building Products Red Shield
Warranty. Those include: RubberGard(TM) EPDM, UltraPly(TM) TPO, asphalt and
metal roofing systems.

In the sustainability category, the program recognizes Firestone Building
Products SkyScape(TM) Vegetative Roof Systems and SunWave(TM) Daylighting

Requirements include completing a minimum of eight Red Shield warranted jobs
during the 2016 calendar year, being in good financial standing with Firestone
Building Products, and having a Preferred Quality Incidence Rating (QIR) that
does not exceed 2.5 times the average QIR for Red Shield Licensed Roofing
Contractors. QIR is determined by the annual number of quality incidents per
million square feet of roofing under warranty.

The Master Contractor 2017 award categories and qualifications include:

Silver Master Contractor
This highly regarded award represents the top 5 percent of Firestone Building
Products contractors who have mastered quality commercial roofing solutions and
who exemplify the hard work, determination and entrepreneurial leadership that
defines Firestone Building Products.

Gold Master Contractor
In order to earn Gold Master Contractor status, the contractor must be in the
top 2 percent of Firestone Building Products Master Contractors who accrued the
highest number of quality points for superior inspection ratings and total
square footage of Firestone Building Products Red Shield warranted roofing
system installations.

Platinum Master Contractor
Platinum Master Contractor award winners include the top 1 percent of members
who accrued the highest number of quality points for superior inspection ratings
and total square footage of Firestone Building Products Red Shield warranted
roofing system installations completed during the past year.

Inner Circle of Quality
Master Contractors were eligible for the Inner Circle of Quality award by
maintaining at least 2 million square feet of Firestone Building Products roofs
under warranty and achieve an annual Quality Incidence Rating (QIR) of 1.0 or

This year’s Master Contractor award presentation was held Feb. 19-22 at the
Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii.

Please visit the Firestone Building Products website for a complete listing of
Master Contractors.

About Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (
Firestone Building Products Company, LLC is a leading manufacturer and supplier
of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolio for commercial building
performance solutions. By taking the entire building envelope into
consideration, Firestone Building Products meets individual customer and project
needs for roofing, wall and lining solutions. Headquartered in Indianapolis,
Indiana, the company also offers outstanding technical services, an
international network of roofing contractors, distributors and field sales
representatives, and superior warranty protection. Products include: commercial
roofing systems, roofing accessories, green roofing systems and daylighting
systems, vegetative roofing systems, metal wall panels, insulation, cavity wall
construction, pond liners and geomembranes.


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