NRCA Honors D. C. Taylor Co. with a Gold Circle Award

April 10, 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (April 10, 2014) – D. C. Taylor Co. is pleased to accept the 2014 Gold Circle Award in the category of Innovative Solutions: New Construction. The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) recognized the roofing contractor on Feb. 27 for its work at TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation’s (NYSE: AMTD) new Omaha (NE) Campus office tower. The award ceremony took place during the NRCA’s 127th Annual Convention at the International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas.

Sponsored by NRCA, the Gold Circle Awards recognize NRCA members from around the world for outstanding contributions to the roofing industry. The program is an annual tribute to pioneers in the roofing industry. NRCA member contractors and organizations are nominated by their peers for significant, singular contributions in the roofing industry.

The Innovative Solutions category includes difficult jobs, smart solutions to a problem, environmentally friendly projects, etc.

“We are honored to be recognized by the National Roofing Contractors Association for the TD Ameritrade project,” says Brent Taylor, Senior Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, D. C. Taylor Co. “Our project  managers, administrators, supervisors, and roof technicians applied their knowledge and expertise skillfully to make that project a success. We are very proud.”

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.

Pictured above from left to right: NRCA Immediate Former President Bruce McCrory, Senior Vice President Technical Services Todd M. Kaska, and NRCA Former President Kent Tolley.

About D. C. Taylor Co.
D. C. Taylor Co. is a Cedar Rapids, IA-based roofing contractor with more than 60 years of experience installing, repairing, and maintaining roofs at commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities. With service centers in six 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 on D. C. Taylor Co., visit

About the National Roofing Contractors Association
Founded in 1886, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is a nonprofit trade association that represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state, and government agencies. NRCA’s mission is to inform and assist the roofing industry, act as its principal advocate, and help members serve their customers. NRCA has more than 3,500 members from all 50 states and 53 countries and is affiliated with 97 local, state, regional, and international roofing contractor associations.  Visit to find out more.

About TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation
Millions of investors and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) have turned to TD Ameritrade’s (NYSE: AMTD) technology, people and education to help make investing and trading easier to understand and do. Online or over the phone. In a branch or with an independent RIA. First-timer or sophisticated trader. Our clients want to take control, and we help them decide how – bringing Wall Street to Main Street for over 38 years. An official sponsor of the 2014 and 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, TD Ameritrade has time and again been recognized as a leader in investment services. Please visit TD Ameritrade’s newsroom or, or follow @TDAmeritradePR for more information.

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