13 Feb '13, 5pm

Metal: Schools' Sustainable Roofing System of Choice: Rodger Russ brings to light the importantance of metal r...

Metal roofing is making the “green” grade at educational facilities across the United States. Key influencers—including school boards, administrators and facility managers—recognize that metal roofing is an environmentally responsible choice that contributes to their participation in green building certifications and paves the way to energy code compliance. Steel is the most recycled material on Earth, and recycled steel is essential to many metal roofing systems. Metal roofing systems, when used in a tested assembly, can achieve a thermal efficiency rating of up to R-40, helping schools reach their sustainability goals and meet LEED and ENERGY STAR Cool Roof standards. Energy-saving innovations continue to develop in metal roofing systems, including “cool” finishes and daylighting technologies, which are being implemented at educational facilities nationwide. The “Cool” F...

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