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Metal Roofing Tax Credit — Get It While You Can!

November 10, 2007 | Filed under: Miscellanous Articles , Uncategorized

Under the Federal Energy Policy Act of 2005, energy efficient metal roofs installed over the last couple of years have been eligible for a tax credit, usually of $500. All of our products with hI-R paint systems are eligible for this credit due to their reflection of radiant heat which reduces air conditioning costs. Currently,… read more

Colors and Reflectivity

October 29, 2007 | Filed under: Miscellanous Articles , Uncategorized

We have had a couple of interesting inquiries recently pertaining to color and reflectivity of metal roofing. One homeowner inquired about the reflectivity and energy efficiency of solid copper roofing. Another homeowner contacted us and asked whether there were any metal roofs that are less shiny than others. The questions are different from each other… read more

The Leaves of Fall

October 25, 2007 | Filed under: Miscellanous Articles , Uncategorized

It happens each year this time. They may be colorful and beautiful but the leaves come falling down, causing headaches for homeowners. One headache is the obvious — having to rake them up and get rid of them … or let them blow into the neighbor’s yard. The other headache is keeping them from clogging… read more

Change A Lightbulb

October 13, 2007 | Filed under: Miscellanous Articles , Uncategorized

The state of Louisiana has recently announced a special “Change A Lightbulb” program. Under this program, they are encouraging homeowners to change from incandescent to fluorescent lightbulbs. I love the idea of that because, if we all changed to low energy lightbulbs, we would make a big difference. But, changing to environmentally friendly roofing makes… read more

Lots Of Remodeling Going On Around Here

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2007 has seen a well-documented major downturn in the homebuilding industry. This has affected builders and associated industries including many building products manufacturers. But we haven’t felt the downturn here at Classic Metal Roofing Systems! What’s going on? Well, the news is starting to trickle in, even though the media doesn’t always report it. While… read more

Amazing Diversity

October 7, 2007 | Filed under: Miscellanous Articles , Uncategorized

I just returned from the annual MetalCon Show. This is the big trade show for metal roofing. Once again, I walked away from MetalCon just so very impressed by the amazing diversity represented by our industry. There are so many product types and profiles, metals, coatings, and other variables. A homeowner really can select the… read more