The exterior was clad with asphalt shingles
after the City Council overruled a condition imposed by the Design Commission to require metal cladding.
The Village was concerned with the selection of the new roofing materials, and in particular, the move to asphalt shingles
over cedar, and the architectural look and color to be used.
In addition, asphalt shingles
can contain significant amounts of lead and other toxic heavy metals.
They're good for protecting homes in cooler climates and, with the drop in cost over the years, they have become much more affordable when compared to asphalt shingles
Assume the same facts in the above example, but instead Z replaces the wooden shingles with asphalt shingles
that are maintenance flee, have a better fire rating and a 50-year warranty.
They are wireless, snap together and can be installed by regular roofing contractors just like (or alongside) conventional asphalt shingles
(an electrician needs to set up the inverter box).
Inspections by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources found that storm water becomes contaminated with organic matter when it flows over compost piles, sawdust piles and asphalt shingles
, according to a news release.
He searched online for the most reflective paint he could find and chose two common roofing materials: black asphalt shingles
They were heating asphalt shingles
to apply to the roof and the fire broke out after they left.
And while the price of materials is six times as much as low-end three-tab asphalt shingles
(which start at $35 to $40 per sq.
Washington State's King County Link-Up program has chosen asphalt shingles
, glass bottles, gypsum wallboard and urban wood as priority materials for 2007.