D. C. Taylor Co. Wins 2012 RoofPoint™ Excellence in Design Award

February 27, 2013

Cedar Rapids, IA (February 27, 2013) – D. C. Taylor Co. is pleased to announce that its project at TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation’s (NYSE: AMTD) new Omaha (NE) Campus office tower, was recognized as the winner of the 2012 RoofPoint™ Excellence in Design Award for Private Sector Leadership.

RoofPoint is a voluntary, consensus-based green rating system developed by the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing to provide a means for building owners and designers to select nonresidential roof systems based on long-term energy and environmental benefits. RoofPoint serves as a simple, transparent, and professional measure to validate that new and replacement roof system are designed, installed, and maintained in accordance with the best sustainable practices available today.

The 2012 RoofPoint Excellence in Design Award recognizes the best in design and installation of long-lasting, energy efficient, environmentally friendly roof systems. Annual award winners are selected from projects that best exemplify the mission and meet the criteria of RoofPoint.

The 127,600-square-foot TD Ameritrade roof includes multiple areas and deployed a variety of sustainable strategies such as solar thermal water heating. A high R-value roofing system was installed throughout to maximize energy efficiency. Solar panels were mounted on the tower roof, while the pavilion includes water harvesting, vegetated growing medium, and a permanent fall protection system. During the execution of the project, half of the on-site waste generated was recycled.

This is the second time one of D. C. Taylor Co.’s projects has been recognized by the Center. “Winning this award demonstrates D. C. Taylor Co.’s ability to install various roofing systems, each of which help achieve sustainability initiatives,” says Gary S. Rickert, Vice President of Operations, D. C. Taylor Co., Cedar Rapids, IA.

About D. C. Taylor Co.
D. C. Taylor Co. has more than 60 years of experience installing, repairing, and maintaining roofs at commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities. With service centers in seven states and more than 60 service and roofing crews, D. C. Taylor Co. is poised to respond to customer needs quickly and efficiently. For more information visit D. C. Taylor Co.

About the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing
The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing is a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., whose mission is to promote the development and use of environmentally responsible, high performance roof systems and technologies. For more information on the Center, visit www.RoofingCenter.org. For information on RoofPoint, visit www.RoofPoint.org. RoofPoint, the RoofPoint logo, and Elevating Environmental Performance are exclusive trademarks of the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing.

About TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
Millions of investors and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) have turned to TD Ameritrade’s technology, people, and education to help make investing and trading easier to understand and do. TD Ameritrade has time and again been recognized as a leader in investment services. Please visit TD Ameritrade’s newsroom or www.tdameritrade.com for more information. Brokerage services provided by TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA (www.FINRA.org)/SIPC (www.SIPC.org)/NFA (www.nfa.futures.org).

TD Ameritrade and D. C. Taylor Co. are separate and unaffiliated companies that are not responsible for one another’s services and policies.