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In the News

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August 2014— ARTI: Jason Kanda, is now helping to provide technical support and job tracking services to Advanced Roofing Technology, Inc. we look forward to working together to grow business and expand services to our customers.

January 2007— The 2006 Concrete Acheivement Awards: Hokua, a lovely new addition to Honolulu’s burgeoning high-rise condominium community, is the 2006 recipient of ‘New Landscaping Project With Concrete Products Award- The numerous pathways were entirely comprised of Abbotsford Concrete Slab .

June 15, 2004— The Honolulu Chapter of The Construction Specifications Institute: Pacesetter Award is presented to Jerry Gudenau, CSI, CDT For his expertise in his field and for providing exceptional services to the Architects and Specifiers of Hawaii.

05/26/04— Georgia Pacific and GE Silicones: Announcing a cosponsored seminar on the "Building Envelope" will be held in conjunction with Advanced Roofing Technology at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on June 29th, 2004 from 8:30am to 1:30pm and followed by lunch. The event will cover specifications, technical and chemical properties of silicone, in glazing and gypsum materials in roofing, siding and tile applications and provide AIA members with 3 c.e.u.’s.

06/01/03— Georgia Pacific: Announcing the addition of Dens Glass Gold, Dens Shield and Dens Armor to the Dens Deck line of Georgia Pacific’s engineered gypsum board products represented by Advanced Roofing Technology.

12/11/02— Firestone announcing 30 year roofing assembly: Despite the growing level of sophisticated analysis of roof asset management, longer life and realistic maintenance of affordable roofing systems have been largely ignored, until now. Firestone Building Products introduces new 30 year warranted roofing system to the US. This program leads the industry with insightful and forward thinking construction materials, techniques and planning.

09/11/02— AIA / CSI Annual Tradeshow at Hawaii Convention Center: Advanced Roofing Technology, a long standing member of both organizations (AIA / CSI), proudly sponsoring two booths at the 2002 convention. Featuring ICYNENE

08/11/02— Old friends make additional ties: RSI- Roofing and Building Supply has been selected as a stocking distributor of ALDO Products. Aldo coatings will add tremendously to RSI’s ability to serve customers with specially formulated coatings that are FABRIC FREE. Aldo manufactures Butyl AND Acrylic membranes appropriate for metal, BUR, modified and single-ply repairs and re-roofs. Congratulations to RSI, this addition will not only broaden their scope of roofing solutions but improve the quality of the finished job.

06/21/02— Continuing Education Success: Gerald Gudenau, V.P. of Advanced Roofing Technology’s technical and sales, has successfully completed the Construction Specifications Institutes CDT course and subsequent testing. Excerpt from The Construction Documents Technology (CDT) Program provides a comprehensive overview for anyone who writes, interprets, enforces, or manages construction documents. Project architects, contractors, contract administrators, material suppliers, and manufacturers’ representatives are all realizing the advantages of being Construction Documents Technologists. Thanks to all the devoted CSI volunteers who coordinate time and resources to the months of study and preparation needed to pass the exams. Congratulations Jerry!

01/11/02— Another MileStone for Firestone in Hawaii: Beachside Roofing, LLC, in 2000, achieved the first, and to-date exclusive, status of MASTER CONTRACTOR in Hawaii. With outstanding performance, again, in 2001 Beachside remains among a prestigious group of Nationally recognized roofing professionals. Firestone refers to this group as "the best of the best". In our 11 year history of representing Firestone in Hawaii this years success is the second of what we hope to be an annual achievement by our associates at Beachside.

12/19/01— A New Partnering Manufacturer: Advanced Roofing Technology (ARTI) teams up with, "ICYNENE, INC". Returning from an intense 4-day technical and sales training course held in, Toronto Canada, Vice President, Jerry Gudenau of ARTI, begins implementing an extensive marketing plan with respect to Icynene’s soft spray-foam insulation line.

ARTI seeks qualified contractors interested in becoming certified applicators for this innovative and supremely ‘green’ insulation solution. Not only will work crews appreciate the nontoxic and extraordinarily smooth installation operation. Architects and Owners alike will benefit from healthier, quieter, and more energy efficient buildings. Whether new or retrofit we have the perfect specification for you.

Please contact us 808-235-5542 for detailed information. Click here for a brief introduction.

12/17/01— ARTI is back on-line and better than ever: AdvancedRoofing Technology (ARTI) has moved it’s URL to the high-speed world of EarthLink. Now equipped with high speed data transmission, this ‘new home’ for our website and numerous other Internet technical enhancements, we look forward to true 99% uptime. Thank you for your comments and suggestions.

09/01/01— Mahalo and Ahuihou: Advanced Roofing Technology bids a fond farewell to associate, Jeffrey K. Rapoza, and best wishes in his new endeavors. Jeff served our customers, in the most professional manner, for nearly five years. Thank you, Jeff, for being an important part of our Hawaii Ohana.

09/01/01— Change in Venue: Advanced Roofing announces its plans to consolidate its efforts to Hawaii and Alaska and close the Los Angeles branch. Please direct any and all inquiries to our Honolulu address. To all of our valued customers and colleagues in California- Thank you very much for giving us the opportunity to have served you.

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04/01/01— Website Solutions: ARTI has moved it’s web hosting to EARTHLINK and with that accomplished we can move forward with more reliable web service to you!

02/11/01— National Roofing Contractors Association: Our annual trade show for 2001 is being held at the Mosconi Center in San Francisco. Some of ARTI associates will be in attendance as will a number of our manufacturers. Please stop by and visit with all the friendly folks listed in our Products & Services section, tell them Advanced Roofing Technology sent you.

01/11/01— A MileStone for Firestone in Hawaii: Beachside Roofing, LLC has achieved the first, and to-date exclusive, status of MASTER CONTRACTOR in Hawaii. Beachside joins a very prestigious group of Nationally recognized roofing professionals in what Firestone terms as the best of the best. In our 10 year history of representing Firestone in Hawaii this marks the first of what we hope to be an annual achievement by our associates at Beachside.

01/01/01— Old Friends Renew their longtime link (*California branch): Protecto Wrap Company, of Denver, Colorado- maker of ‘Jiffy Seal’ and "Anti-fracture Membranes, has selected Advanced Roofing Technology to represent their interests in California. ARTI’s long history with Protecto Wrap began with a number of significant installations of ‘Jiffy Seal’ in the late 70’s and early 80’s. From all of us at ARTI- Welcome back Protecto Wrap, we look forward to continuing our long and faithful representation of one of the finest SBS product lines in the industry.

10/20/00— Advanced Roofing Technology ( California )- Our address, phone and other communications data have changed since completing our move from Seal Beach to Huntington Beach California on October 20th, 2000.

10/01/00— Hawaii Roofing Contractors Associations (HRCA) Honolulu Chapter- Announced it’s approval to include Advanced Roofing Technology in its esteemed membership. Further, an annual trade show will be held at the Dole Cannery Ballrooms on November 2, 2000. Advanced Roofing Technology will be sponsor and exhibitor of their roofing materials.

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08/18/00— Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Honolulu Chapter- This years ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ was bestowed upon it’s long standing member, Dana Gudenau, CSI- President of Advanced Roofing Technology for her outstanding contribution as the ’99/2000 Education Committee Chair. Programs included: Seismic Performance and Specifications; Grading Western Species of Lumber; and Specifying EIFS Systems for the Pacific Rim. Upcoming Seminars/Programs to be announced.

05/21/00— Aldo Products Company in conjunction with Advanced Roofing Technology, recently conducted a series of manufacturer supervised training courses for roofing contractors, desiring certified ‘ALDOCOAT’ applicator status, in the Pacific Rim region. We are pleased to provide the following list of applicators fully licensed in ALDOCOAT warranted systems installations.

  • ALCAL HAWAII (808) 682-5222
  • BEACHSIDE ROOFING, LLC (808) 245-7820

Other regions and corporate approvals include:

  • CLARION ROOFING — ALASKA (907) 486-3908

Upcoming seminars for CALIFORNIA contractors to be announced.

Upcoming certifications, from all qualifying ALDO/ARTI locations/contractors, to be announced.

04/01/00— Western Roofing Contractors Association: The Western Roofing Contractors Association annual meeting will be held in Reno, June of 2000. Advanced Roofing Technology will be in attendance and look forward to seeing our manufacturers, contractors and specifiers in an effort to bridge systems appropriateness to regional construction needs.

02/01/00— Firestone Building Products. Firestone BPCO, the world’s largest EPDM manufacturer recently announced their latest and greatest MASTER CONTRACTOR program series, learn more how you, as a Master Contractor, can earn a trip to Europe. to Bermuda and have the trip tickets delivered to you in the glove box of your brand new FIRESTONE ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF A FORD TRUCK. Firestone continues to provide the most comprehensive ‘full-system’ roofing assemblies and warranties in the industry. To learn more about EPDM, Polyisocyanurate (ISO), TPO, Modified Bitumen, UltraPly, BUR and all the other fine product offerings by Firestone, check out their website at:

1/01/00— Advanced Roofing Technology, is pleased to announce, that Corinthian level membership of the Honolulu Chapter of the esteemed, AIA organization, is now established. This marks, what we know to be, a ‘CHARTER’ membership. We extend our most heartfelt kudos and thanks to the AIA for creating this valuable connection between design professionals and manufacturing. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial association with this organization and hope to provide the same award winning services rendered to CSI over the years.

6/15/99— Advanced Roofing Technology, as of this date, is now a registered service provider to all branches of the Federal Government. Cage codes and other data regarding our services and products applicable to EDI procurement are now available through any common EDI link(s) on the net.

05/01/96— Advanced Roofing Technology, as of this date, is officially ON-LINE! 7 out of 10 of our manufacturers have web presence for the first time, thanks to ARTI’s website.

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