Environmentally Friendly Articles

Solar Panels: Make Your Own Power with the Right Roof

July 27, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Consumer Education,Energy,Environmentally Friendly

For many homeowners, solar panels offer opportunities to save money and make your own power. Roof Mounted Solar Panels   Roof-mounted solar panels are an excellent way to generate free power by taking advantage of space you aren’t using- the top of your home. Your roof is perfect for solar power generation: wide, smooth, and… read more

What big things in roofing will impact homeowners?

February 24, 2020 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Featured Post,Financial,Homeowner Tips,Research

What a rapidly changing world we live in. We recently exhibited at the International Roofing Expo and this leading roofing show is so different from what it was just 10-15 years ago. We daresay that, if you took someone from 20 years ago and dropped them into this show today, they’d swear they are in… 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

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

Going Green

May 13, 2013 | Filed under: Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Homeowner Tips,Newsletter Articles,Uncategorized

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 | Filed under: Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Featured Post,Uncategorized

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