Category: energy efficiency,


5 Environmental Benefits of Metal Roofs

The Metal Roofing Alliance estimates that 20 billion pounds of asphalt shingles are dumped in US landfills every year. On top of that, asphalt shingles are estimated to take between 300-400 years to fully decompose. The roof is the single largest structural component on a building, so the materials you use have a significant impact on the environment and the building’s carbon footprint. Not only are metal roofs fantastic from a return-on-investment perspective, but roofing metal is widely regarded as the most environmentally responsible choice. In this post, we’re breaking down the immense benefits metal roofs provide to the environment and making the case for why you should consider switching to metal for your next roofing project. [...]

4 Ways to Make Your Construction Project More Sustainable

As construction and demolition materials pile up quickly, the construction industry poses a substantial threat to the environment. By 2025, the volume of construction waste is expected to increase to 2.2 billion tons every year. The construction industry has a chance to make more responsible choices with an eye toward sustainability. With a proper strategy for going green in place, companies can save time and materials and improve their bottom line. In this post, we’re breaking down the ways the construction industry can have an impact by making projects more sustainable. Efficient Building Design & Material Selection While material choice undoubtedly needs careful thought, it is important to also consider the bigger picture. Materials are just [...]


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