Metal's Environmetal Benefits

Why is a Classic Metal Roof the most environmentally friendly roof you can buy?

Just take a look at these environmental benefits:

  • Made from 95% recycled content
  • Minimal carbon footprint, unlike traditional shingles
  • Special Kynar 500® or Hylar 5000 hI-R coating reflects radiant heat
  • Cuts energy costs by up to 20%
  • Reduces attic temperatures by up to 34%
  • Integral “dead” airspace blocks heat transfer by conduction
  • Lower cooling load can extend air conditioner life
  • Integrates with most photovoltaic solar collection systems
  • Low weight allows installation over most existing roofs
  • Eliminates the need for landfill disposal of old roofing
  • Low weight minimizes transportation cost
  • Long-life sustainability
  • Aluminum products can be repainted but will likely never need replaced
  • Low weight roofing can extend a building’s life
  • 100% recyclable if it is ever replaced
  • Very low “Embodied Energy”
  • Virtually zero out-gassing
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