Our History

Elevation was established in 2010 with the goal of increasing the quality of roof installations through the guidelines for an RCI Certified Registered Roof Observer (RRO) and providing customers with independent Roof Assembly Lifecycle Analysis of their current roof portfolio. Roof observation services have been performed for the Army Corps of Engineers, Ohio Department of Transportation, First Energy Nuclear Operations Company, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Baldwin-Wallace College. Lifecycle analysis and roof asset management clients include First Energy locations in Ohio and Pennsylvania and Inland Property Management Company shopping centers in Washington, California, Colorado and Texas.

Elevation has expanded their services to include more Pre-Specification Services such as asbestos sample collection and infrared roof assembly scanning.

Prior to establishing Elevation, Adam Tomlinson RRO, CSI spent several years learning the roofing industry as a product manager providing technical support and specification engineering calculations for over 200 sales reps for national roofing manufacturer. These duties included custom details for metal standing seam, wall panels, edge metal and flat roofing, conducting training sessions for architects and roofer throughout the United States and Canada. During this time, Mr. Tomlinson worked on over 3,000 projects performing a range of duties including wind uplift, snow retention and fastening pattern calculations, witnessed ANSI-SPRI ES-1 and FM Uplift and Fire testing. He also helped select the type of roof system to install and created thousands of custom detail based on field information and conditions for projects in the U.S., Canada, Caribbean and Africa.