As consumers learn more about sustainable living, many homeowners and homebuyers are prioritizing green features in their home purchases and renovations.
The company now offers an integrated system that combines its UltraCool-coated metal roofing with integrated PV, solar hot water heating, and rainwater harvesting. The SunNet solar standing-seam roof features ¼-inch-thick laminate solar collectors. Mounted underneath is a solar thermal system that draws heat from the roof and transfers it to the hot-water system. Finally, three rainwater harvesting kits capture water for non-potable use; integrated LeafGuard and Gutter Tunnel protection help keep debris out of the containment tanks. 800.364.5378.
In 2007, the Poomacha wildfire claimed St. Bartholomew’s chapel on the Rincon Reservation, Valley Center, Calif., leaving only the chapel’s bell tower intact. Part of the rebuild includes a 5.7-kw solar panel system on standing seam metal roofing.
SIPs manufacturer makes net-zero living possible at $150 a square foot.
Designed for commercial, industrial, and cold-storage applications, the system uses Kingspan's insulated standing-seam roof with PV solar options.
The FusionSolar solar system includes thin-film photovoltaics fused into standing-seam panels, blending in with the roof and eliminating the need for penetrations. The turnkey system comes with all components, schematics, and specifications for wiring; roofing professionals install the roof as they would a standard metal roof, the company says. Solar capacity is customizable, scaled to deliver 3-, 5-, 10-, 15-, 30-, 60-, or 120-kW-sized output. The thin-film laminate is durable enough to be walked on and withstand flying objects, and it withstands winds up to 160 mph. 800.826.7813.
Sheffield Metals International’s SOLR solar standing seam roof system comes in 3, 5, 10, 15, 30, 60 and 120 kilowatt standard system sizes.
Englert Environmental has unveiled the Englert Rainwater Harvesting System that integrates Englert Inc.’s metal roofing and rainware products with rainwater-harvesting technology.
150 single-family and duplex homes offer a sustainable safe haven for residents hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters.
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