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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 )

How do you make a sustainable roofing choice?

June 30, 2021

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We can make sustainable choices in the autos we purchase and how we use or collect energy for our homes. Do you know you can make a sustainable roofing choice? The very least sustainable roofing choice is asphalt.  The most stainable choice in roofing is metal.  How do Asphalt Roofs Compare with Aluminum Shake Roofing?… ( read more )

How much does a metal roof cost?

April 30, 2021

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It is not uncommon for us to get a call or email with the questions, “What is the price of a metal roof?” and  “Is the old saying true that if you have to ask, you probably can’t afford it?” In many cases, we would agree with this saying. However, it could not be further… ( read more )

Is it time to reinvent your Honolulu home? Start with the roof.

December 28, 2020

Sometimes more than home-improvements and restoration, the best way to think about your island home is to think about re-inventing it. How you live within your home will guide the interior design. How you protect your investment, and all that your home contains will guide the exterior design. Your roof is the most exposed protector… ( read more )

What big things in roofing will impact Oahu homeowners?

February 26, 2020

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Roofing, just like technology, is following Moore’s Law which addresses the ever-increasing speed of change and advancement. We are seeing a rapid succession of product developments, and the inclusion of technology in such roofing areas as measuring, marketing, estimating, visualizing, and sales. These are exciting times. Back in 1996, well-known futurist Watts Wacker posed a… ( read more )

Energy Efficiency: Metal Roofing Protects Your Home and Your Wallet

July 24, 2019

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Many homeowners choose metal roofs because they learn that these roofs can save the environment – and their wallets – through energy efficiency. That’s very true, but not all metal roof installations are the same in terms of energy efficiency. The level of energy efficiency achieved with metal roofing is dependent upon the knowledge of… ( read more )