Sustainable Roofing Options for Your Home

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Many Australian homeowners in the process of renovating, replacing or building roofs for their homes are turning to sustainable roofing materials. The Australian Greenhouse Office says that 39 percent of household energy costs come from cooling and heating systems. Since roofs are some of the largest external facing surfaces of the home, choice of roofing materials can make a big difference to the building's energy requirements.. When it comes to saving energy (and costs) and making sure that Since roofs are some of the largest external facing surfaces of the home, choice of roofing materials can make a big difference to the building's energy requirements.

These roofs can cut the use of air-conditioning by as much as 38 percent, according to researchers at University of Melbourne's Burnley campus

Are you in the process of building or repairing the roofing in your home? Your local roofer can help you find the best sustainable roofing material for your home.



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