Guest Post: Most Popular Eco-Friendly Roofing Options for Your Home

Thanks to writer Jacob Petit for drafting this article on green roofing options. The roof is one area of the home that is often overlooked for purposes of energy efficiency, but it shouldn’t be. A large amount of the heat in a home is lost through the roof, which makes insulating it one of the easiest ways to cut down on costs. It also makes the roof a prime candidate for making a home more ‘green.’ Traditional roofing options are…

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Revisiting Recycled Roof Shingles Made from Tires

This post on recycled roof shingles from tires ran about 18 months ago on GBE. In the interests of recycling and waste management, it seem worthwhile to repost the article. – GRMPhoto: SpirosK Recycled Rubber Roofs: Cheap and Eco-Friendly (via Recycled rubber roof shingles are an innovative roofing material that saves home owners money and saves the environment. Made from recycled tires, these roofing shingles are durable, dependable, and more eco-friendly than ordinary wood or slate. How Recycled Rubber…

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