Energy Articles

Energy: Saving and Harnessing It with Sustainable Home Improvement

July 10, 2018 | Filed under: Energy,Newsletter Articles,Research

As a part of the building products industry for nearly 40 years, we are seeing a rapid change right now regarding the direction of construction and remodeling in our country. Much of that change is focused on energy and sustainability. The focus on energy is on how to save or create energy in the future…. read more

Energy, Solar Power and Metal Roofing

February 16, 2017 | Filed under: Energy,Newsletter Articles,Research

Here’s a quick, graphic look at saving energy, solar power, and metal roofing. On almost all homes, nothing has more potential to enhance total energy efficiency than the roof. And nothing creates a better canvas for energy production than the roof. So, whether it’s saving energy, producing energy, or both, if you’re looking for a… read more

Dreading Those Summer Electric Bills?

April 23, 2016 | Filed under: Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Newsletter Articles,Research,Uncategorized

At the very center of how well your home handles the summer heat is its roof system and attic. We would  like to discuss energy efficiency in detail, and explain the things to consider when trying to minimize your home air conditioning costs. Of course, it goes beyond just cost savings. We’re committed to ecologically sound… read more

The Ice Dams Cometh

December 21, 2015 | Filed under: Energy,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles,Uncategorized

Let’s have an informative “conversation” on a topic we hear a great deal about each winter – ice dams. While much of North America has enjoyed fairly mild weather the past few weeks, we know that severe winter is inevitable. Rooftop ice dams can be stressful for homeowners due to the damage they can cause…. read more

Dreading those Summer Electric Bills?

April 14, 2015 | Filed under: Energy,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles,Uncategorized

Can you believe it? For the most part, “Spring has Sprung!” and we couldn’t be more excited! This is the time of year when we get to work with so many homeowners who are tired of the problems of traditional roofing materials and looking for a better choice! While we look at each situation individually,… read more

Tiny House Roofing

March 5, 2015 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Tiny houses

Builders of tiny houses are considering metal roofing as the best option. Metal roofing’s benefits of low weight, high-end beauty, wind resistance, fire safety, and reflective energy efficiency all blend very well with the goals and desires of owners of tiny homes. We have recently worked with a couple of such projects, and even had… read more