INDIANAPOLIS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive "Roots to Rooftops" product portfolio, recognized 189 firms across the United States, Canada and Mexico with the 2014 Partner in Quality Award. The annual award honors an elite group of Firestone Building Products Red Shield™ Licensed Roofing Contractors for a high level of craftsmanship and the skillset required for superior roofing installations.
Firestone Building Products Red Shield Licensed Roofing Contractors are required to complete extensive product installation training. As a testament to their expertise, projects are backed by the Firestone Building Products Red Shield™ Warranty. Depending on the commercial roofing system, terms of the warranty can range from five years to 30 years.
To qualify, winners had to:
- Install four warranted Firestone Building Products roofs in each of the past five years.
- Maintain at least 1 million square feet of Firestone Building Products roofs under warranty.
- Achieve an annual Quality Incidence Rating (QIR) of 1.5 or less (QIR measures each contractor's performance based on warranty repair incidences per million square feet under warranty).
As part of the program, winners are able to participate in the Firestone Building Products Community Service Program which makes them eligible for a $1,000 annual credit to donate labor and materials for community roofing projects.
"At Firestone Building Products, we are committed to working with the best contractors in the industry to ensure the success of every Firestone roofing project," said Tim Dunn, president of Firestone Building Products. "The Partner in Quality Award honors the expertise, skill and craftsmanship of our hard-working contractors."
Please visit the Firestone Building Products website for a complete listing of Partner in Quality Award Winners: http://firestonebpco.com/contractors/firestone-contractor-recognition-program/firestone-partner-in-quality-award/2014-partner-in-quality-recipients/
About Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (www.firestonebpco.com):
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, landscape and lining solutions. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., 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, photovoltaic and daylighting systems, vegetative roofing systems, metal wall panels, insulation, cavity wall construction, pond liners and geomembranes.
SOURCE Firestone Building Products