3 Reasons Why You Should Get Asphalt Shingles With Cool Roof Technology


Summer is just around the corner and it’s about that time of year again to check and ensure that your home is ready for warmer weather. One of the areas that many people overlook when prepping their home for the summer is the roof. It is important to check that your roof is in good shape and will keep your home cool for the summer. Asphalt Shingles with Cool Roof Technology are ideal. Here are three reasons why you should consider having them installed this summer.

  1. They reflect solar energy. According to Heritage Roofing Hawaii’s new eBook, Asphalt Shingles with Cool Roof Technology can achieve up to 40% solar reflectivity which is the highest amount possible for any asphalt roof.Rather than absorbing the heat from the sun, a roof made from Asphalt Shingles with Cool Roof Technology will reflect the sun. This will help your home to stay cool and comfortable all summer long. You’ll be able to cut back on how much energy you use with cooling devices such as air conditioners and fans. When you cut back on your energy consumption you’ll see a decrease in your energy bill. You can then use your savings for more summer fun such as trips to the shore or other activities. Who wouldn’t love that?
  1. They are a more efficient version of an Energy-Star approved roof surface. Energy Star approved roofing surfaces are always great. When you use an energy star approved roofing surface, you will be guaranteed to have a more eco-friendly and energy efficient roof which will definitely help cut down on your energy usage and expenses. However, the Asphalt Shingles with Cool Roof Technology is even more energy efficient than most traditional Energy Star approved roofing surfaces. It is known to cut the cooling load times in half, allowing you to possibly double your energy savings each month. What’s more, these shingles are so eco-friendly that they may be eligible for credits and points from energy conservation programs like LEED, NAHB and others. What will you do with all of your extra savings?
  1. They come available in a variety of colors. Some people are hesitant to install a new roof especially one that is more eco-friendly because they fear their home will lose its aesthetic appeal or value. However, that is not the case with Asphalt Shingles with Cool Roof Technology. These shingles are available in traditional white along with a multitude of other colors. You’ll be able to have a highly energy efficient roof that is also beautiful and customized to help you achieve whatever unique look you desire for your home.

As you can see, Asphalt Shingles with Cool Roof Technology offer many positive benefits. If you’re looking to upgrade your roof this summer, this is the ideal solution for keeping your home cool while using as little energy as possible. Get this roof installed on your home today by contacting roofing contractors Hawaii.



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