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What is the most eco friendly roofing material?
Last Updated: 6th May, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, what is the most sustainable roofing material?
Below are five sustainable roofing options that architects and developers may consider specifying for future projects.
- Clay. Oddly enough, one of the most sustainable roofing products is clay tile.
- Polyurethane Foam.
Subsequently, question is, what is the least expensive roofing material? Asphalt shingles are the cheapest roofing material at $70 to $160 per square. Standard styles of metal and concrete are also low-priced options.
Consequently, are metal roofs eco friendly?
Metal is considered the most environmentally friendly and sustainable roofing material available. Metal roofs are 100% recyclable and are made with a minimum of 25% recycled material, depending on the type of metal.
What are cool roofs made of?
Cool roofs can be made of a highly reflective type of paint, a sheet covering, or highly reflective tiles or shingles. Standard or dark roofs can reach temperatures of 150°F or more in the summer sun.