As consumers grow more environmentally conscious, the roofing industry has developed and utilized technologies that can improve the sustainability and eco-friendly features of their products. This is why CertainTeed® continues to manufacture green roofing choices for their residential and commercial customers.
CertainTeed® and Green Building Standards
CertainTeed leads the environmental stewardship movement in the home improvement field. It recycles the majority of internal waste produced during the manufacturing process and develops it into brand new products particularly designed to improve energy efficiency and reduce harmful power plant emissions and ecological footprint of homes and businesses.
In addition, CertainTeed encourages homeowners and contractors to reuse their old roofing systems that have completed their service life. The company’s patented products, namely Solaris™ shingle series and CoolStar® commercial products, are created with solar reflective surfaces to reduce heat absorption and help keep the interior of properties cool.
CertainTeed Green Roofing Facts
Along with the guiding principles of resource efficiency and promotion of energy-efficient building materials and processes, CertainTeed also gives emphasis on the well-being of the consumers. Here are several important facts about the company:
- CertainTeed roofing products are manufactured with recycled content, including slag, stone granules, corrugated mixed paper and sludge, meaning that landfill waste and carbon emissions are significantly reduced.
- 250,000 tons per year of slag, stone granules, corrugated mixed paper and sludge from landfills are, in fact, recycled into roofing materials by CertainTeed.
- Because of the effort to lessen landfill waste, carbon dioxide emissions from the extraction and processing of raw materials are also greatly reduced.
- Other recycled content is used to construct roads and make packaging materials, such as paper and corrugated rolls.
Stonebridge Roofing, Waterproofing and Exteriors is a roof replacement company that promotes green awareness by using CertainTeed-manufactured products. We strive to deliver superior quality products and practices to our customers, no matter how big or small the roofing project is.
For your roofing needs, make sure to contact us. You may give our team a call at (904) 262-6636 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a consultation.(more…)