The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) has announced winners of its new award that recognizes projects utilizing reflective product in an exceptional way.
The 2008 “It’s About Saving Energy" Building Award contest entries fall into Residential and Metal Building categories. Three judges took on the task of selecting the winners. Plaques for the winning member companies and, if applicable, the installer for the project, will be presented at the upcoming RIMA-I meetings in Miami.
Winner in the Residential Building category is Foil Barrier Insulation in Arlington, Texas, for a project of a remodel residence in an exclusive Dallas area of Bent Tree Country Club.
In the Metal Building Category, the winner is Isolant S.A., Buenos Aires, Argentina, for their project of an existing parabolic metal shed of a basketball stadium.
Honorary Mentions go to:
• ESP/Low-E for their residential entry of the Garth Callaghan Construction spec home using the Built Green WRV rating system utilizing Low-E tab, Econo-E and Low-E Slabshield.
• Foil Barrier Insulation for a metal building entry of a manufacturing facility for a sports lighting company using Super R Plus 97% Reflective Foil Radiant Barrier.
• Louisiana Pacific for their residential entry of a four-unit town home built by KB Home and Martha Stewart Living Omni media in Cary, North Carolina, using LP TechShield Radiant Barrier Sheathing and LP TechShield Radiant Barrier Foil.
• Polyair for their residential entry of a research project that included two houses in Toronto, Canada using Polyair SuperCell FP, SuperCell FF, SuperCell UC and Flexotherm Vapour Barrier.
Photos and details on these entries can be found on www.rimainternational.org.