08 Dec '12, 12am

Green Home Building and Remodeling

Green Home Building and Remodeling

When it comes to green roofing materials, you have a few choices depending on your home type, taste and budget. If you have a sloped roof home, one of the best investments you can make is to install a metal roof. Metal is considered to be the only truly green roofing material, when you factor in the manufacturing process, lifecycle costs, longevity, high energy efficiency and recyclability and the end of the roof’s service life. Metal roofs are considered cool roofs, which means that they reflect solar heat, thereby reducing energy waste produced by the home’s HVAC system throughout the year. A metal roof can save you up to 15% on your annual cooling costs. Additionally, during winter time, metal roofs eliminate ice dams, which can cause thousands of dollars of damage to your house. Keep in mind that metal roofing installation is a highly intricate process that requires sp...

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GREEN WITH ENVY

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How do I learn about Green homes in my local area?

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Injured and Coming Home

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Cheeserland | Home Of Adventure

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Earthbag Building: Zero Energy One Plan

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