Category: Green News

Aluminum Metal Roofs vs. Asphalt Shingles

There are many pages and blog posts on this Classic Metal Roofs website which contrast the merits of aluminum metal roofs versus asphalt shingle roofs – to the advantage of the former, of course. We do not claim to be unbiased on this matter! Below we lay out the pros and cons of each in succinct table display form, for those who just like to cut to the bottom line, or for those of you who are just starting to educate themselves on the subject.

6 Reasons a Metal Roof Can Increase the Value of Your Home in 2016

When considering new roof options for your home, it is easy to disregard metal as a potential material. For many of us, the words “metal roof” prompt mental images of sheds and barns or agricultural storage buildings. However, the metal roofing industry has come a long way in recent years – and the national demand… ( read more )

Residential Solar Power Economics Are Compelling – With or Without Subsidies

Almost as inexorable as death and taxes has been a rising secular trend in the demand for electricity in the United States – at the utility companies/wholesale level, that is. Or so we have always thought. Yet, since the summer of 2008 electricity demand as seen by the utilities has marginally declined. That has not… ( read more )

Classic Metal Roofs, LLC Announces Popularity of Latest “Slate Rock” Aluminum Metal Shingles

Architects, designers and homeowners throughout southern New England are turning to aluminum metal roofs as the superior alternative to traditional asphalt shingles. This year Classic Metal Roofs, LLC is experiencing increased interest in aluminum metal roofing for new residential construction. The company announced that their newly-released metal roofing material, “slate rock” aluminum metal shingles, has… ( read more )

Solar Panels and Metal Roofing: The “Green Dream Team”

Introduction Imagine this … a solar panel system mounted onto an environmentally friendly, lifetime aluminum metal roofing system. For starters, just saying that already sounds like a cool bragging right; and yes, this is totally possible – solar panels interface very nicely, effectively, and efficiently with lifetime aluminum metal roofing. With that in mind, let’s… ( read more )