Environmentally Friendly Commercial Roofing Options

May 28th, 2019 | in Commerical Roofing

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There are a number of reasons to choose environmentally friendly roofing options for your commercial building in Vancouver. Not only can setting green goals reflect positively on your business and property, but you can be happy that you are doing your part to reduce your environmental footprint. Some green roofing options can also result in some energy savings, and reduce resource use. Here are some roofing options for the environmentally aware.

Solar Panels

Solar panels continue to gain momentum and popularity. While not overly common on commercial buildings yet, solar panels are a great option overtop of your roof. They can reduce monthly utility costs, and are a great talking and focal point for your commercial building.

Cedar Shakes

Cedar shakes are not usually commonly seen on commercial buildings, but are one of the most environmentally friendly roofing options available. Made from a renewable resource, cedar shakes are sustainable, durable, and long-lasting. A great option for some building types

Flat Roof Options

Many commercial buildings have flat roof, as opposed to slopes. Environmentally friendly options are available with flat roof designs as well. Energy Star-rated products are available and these materials are effective at reflecting solar heat and providing effective insulation. When you are finished with the roof, these materials are also recyclable and do not need to end up in a landfill.

Choose a Green Installer

The most important decision you can make is to choose environmentally conscious commercial roofing companies in Vancouver. Laurentian Roofing can work with you to ensure you have not only the right roof for your commercial building, but that it is environmentally friendly, and installed right. 

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