Tremco Headquarters Undergoes Green Renovation; Seeks LEED Gold Certification
June 17, 2010

The headquarter location for Tremco Inc. in Beachwood, Ohio is undergoing a $5 million renovation that the company says will transform the building into a showcase of sustainability. According to the announcement, the company intends for the headquarters to become a U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED Gold certified facilities.

Tremco is owned by RPM Building Solutions Group (RPM BSG), a part of RPM International, and a number of solutions will be provided by companies that are a part of RPM BSG, including Canam Building Envelope Specialists (interior air sealing); Increte Systems (decorative concrete), a division of Euclid Chemical Company, which makes numerous products for the concrete industry; Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing (sealants and gaskets) and Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance (vegetated, cool and photovoltaic roofing systems). Also incorporated into the project will be an Outsulation® insulated exterior wall cladding system from RPM sister company Dryvit® Systems Inc. Tremco Incorporated subsidiary WTI will act as general contractor for the project, which includes the management and training of all subcontractors.

"This renovation gives us an exceptional opportunity to show our commitment to sustainability to our customers, staff, suppliers and others," says president Randy Korach. "We intend to create a truly high-performance, sustainable facility that integrates our rich array of corporate solutions and highlights the use of construction best practices. Our objectives are to improve energy efficiency and conserve water; reduce operational costs; provide a safer, healthier facility for our employees; and protect the natural environment by reducing our carbon output, lowering the local heat island effect, and recycling and reusing material to keep it from being hauled to a landfill. The retrofit aligns with our broader vision for sustainability at Tremco, which involves becoming a global leader in sustainable development," Korach adds.

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