Incorporating a former company headquarters, the 420,000-sq-ft addition combined construction with renovations, creating one of metropolitan Washington, D.C.’s most advanced cancer treatment centers. Gordon Contractors was involved with the exterior waterproofing and roofing for this project.
According to the 2018 survey, corporate members recorded 763 projects in 35 US states and three Canadian provinces, installing 3,112,818 square feet of green roofing. https://livingarchitecturemonitor.com/news/tag/Green+roofs
Another current notable installation is the National Museum of African American History and Culture in DC which includes both a hot rubberized asphalt rooftop as well as a 5,500 square foot live or “green” roof.
In our quest to continually strive for sustainability, we have the good fortune of meeting some really interesting, knowledgeable industry folks who are willing to share their expertise and work collectively towards a better future for us all.
With that, we recently met Kim Fritzke, Marketing Director at Gordon Contractors and were intrigued by her knowledge and passion for green roofing. As Gordon Contractors have reportedly installed more green roofs in the greater DC-metropolitan area than any other contractor and are currently working on a 5,000 sq. ft. green roof installation at DC’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, Kim proved a great resource.
Gordon Contractors expert crews of roofers are hard at work with many new installations. One is a Live Roof tray system at Inova hospital in Fairfax around a walkway equipped with a sitting gazebo for expecting parents to enjoy.
A large green roof in Washington, D.C., and one of the largest on the East Coast is on the new headquarters building for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
Gordon Contractors Inc., Capitol Heights, Md., was asked to perform the green roof system installation, including roof membranes and waterproofing for the project.
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