11 May What is the Recycling Content of Common Types of Metal Roofing?
When comparing metal roofing products, be sure to study the recycled content of each product. What metal is it made of, and how earth-friendly is it?
Here’s a quick comparison of metal roofing recycled content:
Galvanized Steel Roofing is usually around 35%*
Galvalume Steel Roofing is usually around 35%*
Aluminum Roofing Usually around 95%*
Copper Roofing Usually around 35%*
*Of course, these numbers vary by roofing manufacturer. Our numbers are taken from “The Homeowner’s Guide to Roofing”.
Aluminum Metal Roofing Has a Clear Eco Advantage
When looking for an environmentally responsible choice for roofing your home, aluminum metal roofing has a clear advantage. Manufactured from mostly post-consumer aluminum, with a lifetime warranty and often, installed right over existing shingles aluminum metal roofing from Classic Metal Roofing Systems makes a positive impact on the environment.
To learn more about roofing your North Carolina home in an eco-friendly way, contact McCarthy Metal Roofing Systems, your local metal roofing experts.