Traditional roofing systems like asphalt shingles or modified Bitumen usually have a lifespan between 15-30 years – with the roof needing complete replacement every couple of decades, an expensive and time-consuming exercise by itself! What’s more, traditional roofing material like asphalt shingles have poor insulation properties and, therefore, aren’t energy efficient.
Yet, the reality of global warming and relentless depletion of natural resources means it’s important to look at eco-friendly, sustainable roofing options. This infographic highlights new generation roofing material like recycled shingles, rubber, metal that are not only energy efficient but have dramatically higher lifespans of 50-70 years.
Eco-friendly Roofing Options:
Infographic by – Fahey Roofing + Contracting