International Federation of the Roofing Trade Awards


The International Federation of Roofing Trade is created to study common professional problems and derive knowledge from individual members or the organization as a whole. They exchange documentation and issue statements on common issues. Also, workshops are conducted and they organize a professional competition for young roofers. This is the world’s leading advocacy for the roofing trade.

IFD Roofing Awards

This year’s IFD Congress and Award was held in Bolzano, Italy on October 11th-14th, 2023. The award categories include Facade, Flat Roof, Metal Roof, and Steep Slope Roof. 2 companies from the USA, Durable Slate and Renaissance Roofing , submitted projects for consideration. The IFD awarded Renaissance Roofing 1st place for the metal roofing category with the Martin County Courthouse and Durable Slate 3rd place for the State of Maryland Capitol building in the Steep Sloped Roof category. and This is a tremendous achievement and the NSA is excited to share pictures from the award ceremony. It’s a great honor to the country as a whole to be recognized as leaders in roofing excellence.Β 


1. Hotel Indigo (Ing. Andreas Sauritschnig Alu-Stahl-Glas GmbH/Austria).
2. VALLEY in Amsterdam (SIA CMDB/Latvia).
3. Apartment buildings on Wehntalerstraße, Zürich (VM Building Solutions Deutschland GmbH/Switzerland).
𝐅π₯𝐚𝐭 𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐟:
1. House of Music Hungary (METAL HUNGARIA HOLDING Zrt./Hungary).
2. New Ethnographic Museum & Visitor Centre (Lajta-Duna Epito es VizszigetelΓΆ Kft. | RenomΓ©-Bau KFT/Hungary).
3. Wels bus station on Kaiser Josef Platz (Schmid Dachbau GmbH/Austria).
𝐌𝐞𝐭𝐚π₯ 𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐟:
1. Tallinn Cathedral (Oma Katused OÜ | & Valtsproff OÜ/Estonia).
1. Martin County Courthouse (Renaissance Roofing. Inc./USA).
3. Western Railway Station (Horex Kft./Hungary).
𝐏𝐒𝐭𝐜𝐑𝐞𝐝 𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐟:
1. Yellowsands, Thurlestone (Stuart Wheeler Roofing Ltd/UK).
2. House Fowler – Ol Donyo Rongai Farm (H.P. Plum & Co (PTY) LTD/ZA).
3. State of Maryland Capitol Building (The Durable Slate Company/USA)
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Congratulations Renaissance Roofing & Durable SlateΒ 

Renaissance Historic Exteriors is represented by President Bob Raleigh and Project Manager Lon Gorsch. Durable Slate is represented by owners John Chan and Gary Howes. Both businesses have been long supportive of the National Slate Association and are exemplary figures with regard to quality craftsmanship.


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