Sustainable siding offers durable options for exterior style and durability
Fiber cement siding has been recognized as a sustainable building product in a survey of green building professionals.
James Hardie was selected as offering the greenest products in the siding category, with the most respondents recommending the company’s sustainable exterior options over other siding manufacturers.
Green Builder Media conducted its annual 2015 Readers’ Choice survey, which highlights leading green brands that have garnered the loyalty of building professionals.
The survey polls readers in the residential construction market to get insights into their sustainable product preferences and brand perceptions.
At the 2015 International Builders' Show, said Dybsky, senior marketing manager at James Hardie, discussed some of the new siding products and some of the benefits of fiber cement siding.
“A primary factor to James Hardie’s sustainability is its durability,” Dybsky said. “Our products handle high heat, UV radiation and moisture exceptionally well, which significantly reduces the need for replacement over time.”
James Hardie siding is composed of natural and sustainable raw materials such as cement, sand, cellulose fiber and water. While green practices can sometimes limit design options, the company has a range of textures and colors that can satisfy several design variations.
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