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How does your roof color choice impact energy efficiency?

March 28, 2022

Color is a personal choice, but here’s another factor to consider when choosing a new roof and its color for your home: energy efficiency and savings. How does roof color impact energy efficiency? Roof color impacts energy efficiency, especially with a metal roof. Our roofing products have reflective pigments that allow even dark colors to… ( read more )

Solar Panels + The Right Metal Roof

January 28, 2022

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Oahu homeowners now have more options for choosing which type of energy collection system, beyond solar panels, to put on their roof. Though these newer roofing products are developing, their longevity is not yet known. High cost, supply, and installation issues can have people waiting for a year or more for their roof with some… ( read more )

Asphalt roofing can’t change its nature.

May 27, 2021

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Here on Oahu, the sun always generates heat. Kauwla delivers extra heat. Remember the feeling of heat from a boiling asphalt driveway? With bare feet, children quickly learn that you won’t scorch your feet if you run fast enough. Asphalt can’t change its nature when it comes to heat. Asphalt gets hot, and although the… ( read more )

Solar Panels and The Right Roof: Make Your Own Power

July 27, 2020

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For many Honolulu homeowners, solar panels offer opportunities to save money and make your own power.  There’s plenty of sunshine! Roof Mounted Solar Panels Roof-mounted solar panels are an excellent way to generate free power by taking advantage of space you aren’t using- the top of your home. Your roof is perfect for solar power… ( read more )