Category: Environmentally Friendly

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 )

Is A Metal Roof Right For You?

September 20, 2012 | By Todd Miller

Metal roofing is enjoying increasing popularity along with other metal building products. Property owners are choosing metal for many reasons. Homeowners who want to beautify their homes for the long term while also adding energy efficiency and other benefits are often choosing metal roofs. Classic Metal Roofing Systems President Todd Miller was recently invited by… ( 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 )

Buying A New Roof Video Series Now Available

February 8, 2012 | By Todd Miller

Classic Metal Roofing Systems president Todd Miller has created an eleven-part series of videos providing solid, “inside information” to help guide homeowners to a successful roofing purchase. This is a compilation of more than two hours of solid advice and “insider information” to help your next roof investment be successful. You will learn how to… ( 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 )

Is A Metal Roof Right For My Home?

January 7, 2012 | By Todd Miller

Homeowners often ask us whether a metal roof is right for their home. Fact is, metal roofs can be a great addition to just about any home. The key considerations in making a decision, though, are what the homeowner’s goals are with a new roof and also what special considerations there may be with their… ( 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 )

Metal Roofing and Hot Climates

August 7, 2011 | By Todd Miller

Residential metal roofing enjoys especially strong popularity in warm climates. This is because high temperatures and intense sun are especially damaging to roofing materials, prompting homeowners to seek out more durable, lasting, and energy efficient options. Let’s take a look at why metal roofing is popular in hot climates, as well as special considerations to… ( read more )

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