Sustainability: Metal Roofing for Saving and Harnessing Energy

August 21, 2018

Sustainable Metal Roofing from Lifetime Metal Roofing of ATL

When making decisions about home improvements, these days, energy is at or near the top of the list of considerations. How can we save or create energy for the future? What are the most sustainable or durable home improvement purchases we can make?

How Saving Energy Impacts Your Roofing Decisions

Your home’s roof is too large of a component of an investment to not be looked at as critical to a home’s energy performance. When you consider a new roof for your home, you MUST talk about either saving energy, harnessing energy, or both.

Eventually, there will likely be no avoiding thinking about energy when you buy a roof for your home. So, it makes sense to think about and prepare for it now.

How will you do it?  And what is the best roofing material to support your energy reality?

Metal Roofing  for Sustainability and Saving Energy

While much discussion can be given to “green” energy and its benefits, there is still one bottom line:  the best way to impact the energy supply in the world is to reduce the need for energy. Every bit of energy demand that is reduced is energy that doesn’t have to be created in any fashion.

Good advice is to do all you can to reduce your home’s energy consumption before you even start to think about trying to harness energy through solar or other avenues. Metal roofing has many ways in which it saves energy, and these can all be a part of the “roofing and energy” thought process.

7 Ways Metal Roofing Can Reduce Energy Costs

Here’s a list of the seven the primary ways in which metal roofs reduce home energy costs by up to 20% or even more.

Sustainability and Harnessing Energy

Having examined how metal roofs help save energy – always the smartest and first thing to do – let’s move on to harnessing energy. For homeowners who’d also like to use their roofs to generate power, there are many ways that metal works well.

Metal roofs help save energy. Installing a Classic Metal Roof on your home always the smartest and first thing to do to reap energy savings and reduce consumption. For homeowners who’d also like to use their roofs to generate power, here’s an explanation of how metal roofing works well with solar energy collection

Lifetime Metal Roofing of Atlanta is always ready to provide more useful information on roofing and energy, through our website, or with a conversation.  You can be assured that we have the resources, expertise and skilled staff to ensure the installation of a quality metal roofing system that will save energy, and can even help you harness energy.


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Ask the Expert: Todd Miller

Todd Miller, roofing expertTodd Miller is President of Isaiah Industries, an organization that is recognized as one of the world’s leading metal roofing manufacturers, and manufacturer of Classic Metal Roofing Systems.

Todd has over 30 years of experience in residential metal roofing and is internationally recognized as a roofing and ventilation expert. Passionate about using his experience to help homeowners make the best roofing decision for them, he can help you navigate the issues encountered in roofing or reroofing your home or commercial property. Use the form below and you'll receive a response directly from Todd or his team.