Environmentally Friendly Articles

Cool Energy House Chooses Classic Metal Roofing Oxford Shingle

January 14, 2012 | Filed under: Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Featured Post

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 | Filed under: Environmentally Friendly,Featured Post,Misc. Good News,Uncategorized

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

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 | Filed under: Energy,Environmentally Friendly,Miscellanous Articles,Press Releases,Uncategorized

Our Piqua, Ohio manufacturing facility for Classic Metal Roofing Systems 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… read more

Metal Roofing and Hot Climates

August 7, 2011 | Filed under: Environmentally Friendly,Featured Post,Uncategorized

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

Your Roof Can Pay For This Couple’s Wedding

February 23, 2011 | Filed under: Environmentally Friendly,Uncategorized

Here is a very interesting video on how one young couple intends to pay for their wedding … one used beverage can at a time. A Classic aluminum roof is comprised of approximately 1,815 used aluminum cans per 100 square feet of roof area. The average installed Classic roof uses over 60,000 cans! In today’s… read more