Green Home Remodel, Healthy Homes for a Healthy Environment; Roofing

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This guide offers information about roofing systems and suggestions on how to be more energy-efficient with this component of your home. There are various options to consider when choosing a roof, including:

  • Green -- or vegetative -- roofs
  • Solar
  • Slate
  • Metal
  • Wood Sheathing
  • Clay
  • Aluminum

Asphalt, which is what the majority of U.S. homeowners have as their roofing material, is one of the most energy-inefficient choices. Explore what alternatives are available and which will work best for your home.


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