Metal roofing / Guides

Metal roof with solar panels
Roof coverings

How to choose roofing materials

...Metal roofs: Metal roofing © Ecohome While the extraction and rendering of metal roofing has a high-embodied energy, it will probably last your lifetime...

Tesla Solar Roof shingles
Solar photovoltaic

The Tesla Solar Roof: we love the hype, but we'd like to see some actual facts.

...metal) or rare earth metals from the copper family that have enormous environmental repercussions due to extraction. The price for consumers is cheaper but the ...

Tesla Solar Roof Tiles installation just got easier
Solar photovoltaic

Tesla solar roof gains ground with target of 1000 solar roofs / week

...roofing materials. Further to that, a shingle roof, metal roof, or any other composite recycled-material roofing product will not turn your lights on, nor w...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...Metal roofing Chosen High-Performance Cladding & Roofing Materials Brands : Maxi Forest, white cedar coating Ideal roof, metal cladding Maçonnex, meta...

Bathroom with refinished claw foot tub and barn board trim in a home c
Materials and resources

Finding environmentally friendly materials

...Roofing for example: a metal roof has a high embodied energy (meaning energy spent to extract and produce it), however, there are no health effects for home occ...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...Metal roofing Chosen High-Performance Cladding & Roofing Materials Brands : Maxi Forest, white cedar coating Ideal roof, metal cladding Maçonnex, meta...

Solar Air Heating Panels for Homes - How to Build DIY
Solar thermal collectors

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased

...metal surface. Corrugated metal solar air heater Of the two, it would seem to me the screen design sounds like a bit more work compared to using sheet m...

Ice dams on roofs & how to fix them
Roof assemblies - renovation

What causes ice dams and how to fix them

...roofing materials are exposed to the sun they warm up and melt the surrounding snow. What causes ice dams on roofs and in attics? ...

Recycled barn beams and a refinished clawfoot bathtub
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Recycled & reclaimed materials

...metal roofing, windows, doors, and structural members have pretty important roles in your house, so be very careful when reusing materials in these capacities t...

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close
Planning and Design

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home gets affordably Close

...Metal and cedar siding and roofing: the exterior cladding of walls and roofs was done using steel, with the gable end walls finished with local cedar. Both are ...

Tesla Solar Roof Cost Comparison, Competitors & Reviews
Solar photovoltaic

Are Tesla solar roofs worth the money? Are there any competitors? Our take on the future of BIPV

...roofing materials such as asphalt shingles or metal in areas of low solar exposure. An instant advantage with BIPV over existing rooftop solar panels, is that y...