The Village rejected several choices presented by Pro-Home Services until finally accepting a suitable asphalt shingle
. Kiwior put some of his most experienced, hearty crew members on the job which took a painstaking week to complete.
The 5.8 kWp SunTegra Shingle solar roof is sized to provide an estimated 6,543 kWh per year and replaced the need for over 400 ft2 of asphalt shingle
Conventional asphalt shingle
roofs last between ten and twenty years, less in some situations.
The coating is used on clay or concrete tile, slate or wood shingle roofs, and asphalt shingle
roofs to provide energy savings through reduction of heat transfer through the roof.
Revolution Rolled Ridge Vent can be installed on asphalt shingle
roofs and provides protection from rain, snow and insects.
Construction and demolition activities in the county each year generate an estimated 17,000 tons of asphalt shingle
scrap, and less than 1,000 tons are recycled.
Clay tile assemblies cost between $20 and $50 per square foot, compared to between $10 and $25 for asphalt shingle
roofing or typical metal roofs, and they can last upward of 100 years.
This increase was not as dramatic, however, for policies on homes with tile and metal roofs as it is for those with wood and asphalt shingle
roofs, IBHS noted.
According to the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association, more than 12.5 billion square feet of asphalt shingle
products are made each year--enough to cover more than 5 million homes annually.
JUST WHEN YOU THINK THE THREE-tab asphalt shingle
is the king of roofing, here come laminate and super-laminate shingles.
The CMRA estimates there are slightly more than 3,100 concrete and asphalt recycling plants in the country, about 600 single-material or mixed-waste recycling facilities, and several dozen each of asphalt shingle
and gypsum recyclers.