b'MEMBER SPOTLIGHTMinnesota firm provides new roof for 59-year-old hockey facilityRiley Simpson , Associate Editor, CONEXPO-CON/AGG 365C entral Roofing Company, basedwill last for several more in Minneapolis, contributed todecades.therenovationofAldrichArena,Olson said the roofing locatedinMaplewood,Minn.,bycrewinstalledJohns providing a new roof for the 59-year- Manville60Milfully old facility. adhered TPO, which has The company joined Loeffler Construction, whichastate-of-artthickness worked on energy improvements to the building,gaugeanddelivers created ADA-compliantrestrooms,repavedandhigh-performance ozone implemented storm water improvements. resistance,coolroof AccordingtoCentralRoofing,thefirmusedreflectivityandoverall 487 squares of material to upgrade the roof of theweather resistance.17,000-square-foot Aldrich Arena. We rely on this TPO The first step in replacing the roof was tearing offformanyprojectsin the existing four-ply built-up roof. Central RoofingsMinnesota, Olson said.crew then stripped off the insulation down to theCentralRoofing existing vapor barrier. Company, established in Originally built in 1962, Aldrich Arena hosts more1929, has more than 200 than 100 high school hockey league and playoffunion employees.games a year, in addition to concerts, graduations,Weve worked with craftshowsandtheRamseyCountyFaireveryCentral Roofing on quite a few projects over the summer. years, said Will Forbord, CPE, project manager/Aldrich Arena is a classic indoor hockey venue,estimator for Loeffler Construction. They get the job said Mike Olson, estimator/project manager withdone in a safe and timely manner. This project was no Central Roofing. This is actually the second timedifferent. Once the best option was decided on, they the structure has been re-roofed. The first reroofdedicated themselves to reroofing Aldrich Arena.was in the late 1980s. Now it has a durable roof that Langer Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. recreated this 1893 crossP eterLelinski,a25-yearveteranat Langer Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. recreated this 1893 cross from St. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church located in Milwaukee, WI after it was blown from theroofduringbadweather.Lelinski estimates that it took 80+ hours to make the replacement cross and used the old cross to get the measurements. 22 www.mrca.orgMidwest Roofer'