Mr. Perry has been in the roofing industry since 1971 as a successful and well-respected commercial roofing contractor and subsequently as a roof consultant. Mr. Perry has an extensive background and experience in all aspects of commercial and industrial roofing. He has been with the engineering firm of ROOFTECH since 2011. Prior to that he was co-owner and President of SLR Roofing Systems, Inc. and was with that firm for 20 years.
Mr. Perry is a Registered Roof Consultant (RRC), which is a highly prestigious designation established by the Roof Consultants Institute (RCI) and the International Institute of Building Envelope Consultants (IIBEC). There are fewer than 600 RRCs nationwide. RRCs must demonstrate extensive experience in roof consulting and pass a rigorous test that covers all phases of roof design and analysis. Mr. Perry is also a Registered Roof Observer (RRO) which is another designation from IIBEC and a Green Roof Professional (GRP) a designation administered by the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities organization.
Mr. Perry has managed numerous complex and high-profile projects over the years such as the Amon Carter Museum of Fort Worth, Lincoln Centre of Dallas, Christ Chapel Bible Church of Fort Worth, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. A number of Mr. Perry’s projects have been regional and national award recipients. He has been a member of and active in various industry organizations including the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants, (IIBEC), North Texas Roofing Contractors Association (NTRCA). Roofing Contractors Association of Texas, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) and the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) where he serves on the D08 Roofing and Waterproofing Committee. He is experienced and knowledgeable about the construction industry and the roles that the various entities play in the construction process.
Mr. Perry continually pursues his technical knowledge about the industry through Continuing Education programs through organizations such as IIBEC, NRCA and GRHC. He has extensive technical experience in all types of roofing systems including built-up roofing; modified bitumen roofing; single ply roofing; metal roofing systems; slate, tile and asphalt shingles; membrane waterproofing; and various other components of the building envelope.
Mr. Perry regularly performs forensics investigations pertaining to construction defects, hail and windstorm damage, and other matters for diverse clients including building owners, attorneys, and insurance carriers. Mr. Perry is regularly designated as an expert witness in complex litigation matters and is frequently appointed as an appraiser in intricate insurance claims.