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Eco-Friendly Roofing Options

Of course, there are those of you out there who love helping the environment and would buy an eco-friendly roofing option out of principle. However, eco-friendly roofing options can do more than just help the environment.

Eco-friendly roofing aims to be efficient at the energy use inside your home, usually via airflow and temperature control. So, as you can see, helping the environment saves you money. It also provides a better home environment to experience than one full of stifling still air.

White Roof

You already know how expensive air conditioning is, especially during the warmer months. Keeping that constant 72 degrees room temperature can be a major burner on your bills.

However, using a white roof or a lightly colored roof will reflect more light and not hold as much heat. These qualities make it an exceptional eco-friendly roofing option. And we all know how much hotter we are in the summer with a black shirt on. Shouldn’t you switch out your black roof, then, too?

Corrugated Metal Roof

Corrugated metal roofing provides a super sleek design with a durable material. The design and shape of the corrugated roofing make them great to stand against harsh winds, and keep a heat greenhouse within your home.

Corrugated metal roofing works best in colder climates where heating is more of an issue. Their ability to reduce heating costs and use is what makes them an eco-friendly roofing option. Since their primary function is to fight against frigid winds, however, consider using them at your beach house. We all know how windy and cold it can be there compared to inland.

Green Roof

The granddaddy of eco-friendly roofing, the green roof may be the first on your mind when you think of eco-friendly roofing options. Or you might just be thinking about hobbit holes. Either way, using green roofing can keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. With the help of plants, green roofs purify air around your home, making it feel cleaner to be around. And the best part? You have some free gardening space to practice your green thumb.

Looking for an Eco-Friendly Roofing Option?

There are a ton of eco-friendly options, we just wanted to bring a few to your attention. But if you want to know more about eco-friendly roofing options, call us at 855-292-2757 (855 BY-CARLS)!

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