Archive for May, 2009

Plastic power

Friday, May 29th, 2009

A startup has a new solar technology so light and malleable that it could charge your laptop – or light up a skyscraper.

http://money.cnn.com/2009/01/27/technology/gimbel_solar.fortune/?postversion=2009012713

Project profile with PV Solar

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

This project is a layover, which means that the roof is installed over one layer of asphalt shingles. The product is Classic’s Rustic Shake. The total area of metal roofing is 8500 square feet with an additional 500 square feet of PVC membrane on 4 small flat roofs. All material is Energy Star rated and eligible for a federal tax credit in 2009. The roof is being installed in conjunction with approximately 80 photovoltaic solar panels. It is one of the largest residential photovoltaic solar/metal roof installations in Connecticut. The solar company link is located on this page below.

http://classicmetalroofs.com/project/project_1.htm

More Homeowners are Choosing White Metal Roofs Mr. Energy Secretary!

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Our response to the recent announcement from US Energy Secretary Steven Chu to go to white roofs. It’s already happening. Sales of white metal roofs have skyrocketed over the past year.

http://www.free-press-release.com/news/200905/1243540959.html

Reduce your Carbon Footprint, Install a Metal Roof on your Home

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Gain a better understanding about the environmental impact and energy efficiency advantages of aluminum metal roofing. Reducing your carbon footprint is something everyone can do. Homeowners can make a huge impact by adding an energy star rated aluminum metal roof.

http://ezinearticles.com/?Reduce-Your-Carbon-Footprint,-Install-a-Metal-Roof-on-Your-Home&id=2313717

White is the New Green in Metal Roofing

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

White roofs have become the rage in metal roofing over the last year. Is there a new awareness in the environmental impact and energy efficiency of these highly reflective gems?

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http://ezinearticles.com/?White-is-the-New-Green-in-Metal-Roofing&id=2258548