New-Age Shingles

CertainTeed. The company offers among the best color matches for traditional roofing colors in its Landmark Solaris solar-reflective asphalt roofing shingle, which can reduce a roof’s summertime temperature by as much as 20%, according to company literature. Some colors in the Landmark Solaris Platinum series offer an industry-leading solar reflectance value of more than 40%, are Energy Star qualified, are CRRC rated, meet California’s Title 24 standards, and can contribute points to both LEED and NGBS certification. Landmark Solaris Platinum is pictured. 800.233.8990. www.certainteed.com.

Malarkey. Listed by CRRC as a cool-roof product, the company’s Ecoasis Premium shingles have an aged SR of 0.28 and a TE of 0.93. The Mesquite color (shown) is one of three in the Ecoasis 50-year Premium AB-SBS Modified Solar Reflective Shingle line that uses 3M reflective granules to meet or exceed the minimum reflectance required by the California Energy Commission. Test compliance includes ASTM D7158 Class H for wind speeds up to 110 mph and UL 2218 Class 4 impact resistance. 800.545.1191. www.malarkeyroofing.com.

Owens Corning. Top-of-the-line Duration Premium Cool Series (Sunrise color shown) features the company’s new SureNail Strip, a wider, thicker nailing flange with upgraded sealants, providing a 130 mph wind rating. The company offers five cool-roof colors. Its WeatherGuard HP Shingle is specifically manufactured for high-impact resistance, a durable choice in areas prone to high winds and hail. Duration Premium Cool Series and WeatherGuard HP are Energy Star qualified, are CRRC rated, meet California’s Title 24 standards, and can contribute points to both LEED and NGBS certification. 800.438.7465. www.owenscorning.com.

GAF. Timberline Cool Series shingles offer a higher-than-industry-average SRI 29. The full line of Timberline solar-reflective shingles meets ASTM D3161 Type 1, Class F standard 130 mph wind speed and features GAF’s StainGuard algae protection. The company claims its DuraGrip adhesive tabs seal shingles quickly and tightly in rooftop temperatures as low as 30 degrees. Timberline Cool Series shingles are Energy Star qualified, are CRRC rated, meet California’s Title 24 standards, and can contribute points to both LEED and NGBS certification. 877.423.7663. www.gaf.com.

Dow Solar. The company recently introduced its Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingle, a conventional asphalt roof shingle with an integrated photovoltaic system sufficient to power a home. Available initially to homeowners in Colorado through a partnership with home builder D.R. Horton, Dow plans to make the product available in additional states in the coming months. The three-part solar roofing system package includes a PV array of shingles, an inverter, and an energy monitoring system. The solar shingle array nails on just like, and integrates with, conventional asphalt shingles. 855.369.7657. www.dowsolar.com.

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