Paint It White

Paint It White

Are black roofs accelerating climate change? There's no question that the density of black roofs and the ubiquity of pavement in urban settings are the main contributors to the "heat island effect," in which city temperatures are hotter than the…

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Roofing Innovations

Roofing Innovations

Thinking about re-roofing your home next spring? Read up on these two roofing innovations, both of which appeared on TreeHugger.com in the past week. The first is an innovative glass tile thermal roofing system, designed by the Swedish company SolTech…

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Tear Da Roof Off…

Tear Da Roof Off…

...and then recycle it, please! So could go the hip hop theme song for Owens Corning's recently launched shingle recycling program. The nation-wide program will have Owen's Corning Preferred Roofers pledging to recycle asphalt shingle tear-off and Heritage Environmental Services…

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Thinking About Hurricanes

Thinking about Hurricanes

Although hurricane season is months away, it's never too early to think about protecting your roof when you live in a hurricane-prone area. Storm-Proof Roof offers an effective, simple and affordable solution. Upon being alerted of a possible hurricane, homeowners…

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