WSRCA Member Jobs

Western States RCA Featured Member Project

Do you have a roofing or waterproofing job that you would like to showcase to the WSRCA Membership on WSRCA.com? Email the job description, products used, and job photos to Chris Alberts, Director of Design & Communication: chris@wsrca.com. If more than one project is received, the WSRCA Membership Committee will decide which roofing project gets featured online.

Featured Member:
Blue’s Roofing Company (Member Since: 1975)

182 Topaz Street

Milpitas, California 95035

Phone: (408) 240-0680

Web: Blue’s Roofing Company

Blue’s Roofing Company joined WSRCA in 1975, is a Union shop, and has been employee-owned for over 25 years. Blue’s Roofing Company services the greater Bay Area of California, specializing in waterproofing, maintenance, new construction and various types of low and steep slope roofing. Blue’s Roofing Company is a member of the Western States Roofing Contractors Association (WSRCA), the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), and numerous local contractor organizations.

Featured Project:

 

Levi’s Stadium
Santa Clara, California

Levi’s Stadium is a football stadium in Santa Clara, California which serves as the current home of the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. The stadium is designed as an open stadium with a natural grass field. It has a seating capacity of 68,500, expandable to approximately 75,000 to host major events like the Super Bowl and the FIFA World Cup. The seating design of the stadium places approximately two-thirds of the fans in the lower bowl, which is one of the largest of its kind in the entire NFL. As a multi-use facility, the stadium can be configured for special touring events including concerts, and motocross events.

Roof Description

Blue’s Roofing Company was kind enough to provide WSRCA with the details on this project:

Job Materials

  • The job was bid in March 2012 for just under $7,000,000
  • The job started in July 2012, and was completed in July 2014
  • The original contract has 400 squares of below grade retaining walls
  • 4400 squares of split slab waterproofing
  • 400 squares of Green Roof using American Hydrotech membrane and Dow insulation
  • 1100 squares of Firestone TPO roofing over tapered insulation installed to 1-120
  • Sheet metal flashings for TPO roofs
  • Added work included: 3500 squares of LymTal urethane coating at the seating areas
  • Caulking of joints in precast seating at all seating areas
  • Pavers and landscaping at green roof
  • Bead blasting followed by LymTal vapor barrier and coating over all split slabs
  • Kemper waterproofing in steel gutters
  • Gaco waterproofing in two water tanks
  • Ending contract was just under $14,000,000
  • Blue’s Roofing Company has 51,000 in direct labor hours on site
  • At their peak, they had 25 men in four crews working the job
  • Blue’s Roofing Company had a full-time superintendent on site for two years

Click here to view pictures of this project.

TECHNICAL BULLETINS

LOW SLOPE

Information Bulletin 2015-5

Consider undetected, latent-hail damage of thermoplastic single-ply roof membranes

STEEP SLOPE

Technical Bulletin 2013-3

Important Roofing-related changes to wind design speed criteria found in ASCE 7-10

WATERPROOFING

Technical Bulletin 2013-1w

Evaluating concrete decks in preparation for waterproofing membrane application

INDUSTRY ISSUES

Technical Bulletin 2014-2

Updated Results of LTTR Testing, and R-Value of current generation roofing insulation

SAFETY & HEALTH

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Basic vehicle safety operations to be performed per recommendations

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