Category: Energy

Hailstorms

June 26, 2013 | By Todd Miller

Oftentimes, we bring you information that is not necessarily related to roofing but will make your life and home more efficient, comfortable, and enjoyable. Because we have heard from so many of you that you are planning roofing projects in 2013, we want to talk about roofing. In particular, we want to discuss an enemy… ( read more )

Going Green

May 13, 2013 | By Todd Miller

Here in Ohio, we seem to have gone from winter to summer almost overnight. Yet we have friends in the plains states who still seem to be stuck in winter. Even for them, though, summer will be here soon, and summer is always the perfect time to have some fun but also to make things… ( read more )

Fiscal Cliff Bill Extends Metal Roofing Tax Credit

January 2, 2013 | By Todd Miller

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 includes a renewal of the tax credit for reflective metal roofing. Assuming the bill is signed by the President, homeowners who purchase Energy Star rated metal roofs in 2013 will be eligible for a federal tax credit of up to $500 based upon 10% of the value of… ( read more )

Energy Efficient Roofing

April 28, 2012 | By Todd Miller

Your roof probably plays a much bigger role in the energy efficiency of your home than you ever imagined. The selection of the right roofing system can keep your home cooler in the summer and reduce your energy costs. It can also keep your home healthier and, for folks in northern climates, avoid winter ice… ( read more )

Cool Energy House Chooses Classic Metal Roofing Oxford Shingle

January 14, 2012 | By Todd Miller

Classic Metal Roofing Systems’ Oxford Shingle aluminum roofing system has been chosen for use on the Cool Energy House being built in conjunction with the International Builders Show. The Cool Energy House is a joint effort of the Building America Retrofit Alliance and the Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings. The home will be open for… ( read more )

Energy Savings Reported by Classic Metal Roof Owner

December 13, 2011 | By Todd Miller

Owners of Classic Metal Roofs often report significant energy savings, especially during the summer when their beautiful roofs block home heat gain. Due to their unique design and special coatings, Classic roofs block heat gain both via conduction and radiation. While energy savings will always vary from home to home and they will also be… ( read more )

Classic Metal Roofing Visited by Natural Resources Defense Council

August 24, 2011 | By Todd Miller

Our Piqua, Ohio manufacturing facility was recently visited by Lauren Kubiak, Cai Steger, and Dylan Sullivan of the Natural Resources Defense Council. They were on a tour of Ohio and Michigan, seeking out businesses successfully operating and creating jobs with green products. Visit the links below to see what Lauren and Cai had to say… ( read more )

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