Tag: energy savings

An Energy-Efficient Metal Roof Can Save Dollars

Historically, nobody thinks about how an energy-efficient metal roof can save dollars. In fact, it’s traditionally the least energy-efficient part of the home exterior. However, the advent of “cool” metal products have changed the perception of homeowners toward roofs. How exactly can an energy-efficient metal roof help lower your utility bills and improve your home’s… ( read more )

Installing Solar on a Metal Roof

New England Clean Energy has installed 1,000 solar electric systems on homes and businesses in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire, and dozens of those were on metal roofs. That includes standing-seam, corrugated metal, and metal shingles. The process of installing solar on a metal roof is a little different versus the traditional asphalt shingles…. ( read more )

Metal Roofing Leads to LEED Rating Energy Savings: Why Choose Aluminum

Summary: Aluminum metal roofing can boost a building’s LEED® rating significantly, raising the energy efficiency of a home and passing significant savings on to the client. A recent study conducted by the U.S. Green Building Council suggested that Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certified buildings averaged an ENERGY STAR® score of 89 out… ( read more )