Apologies to Paul Simon, but when I looked at the long list of design ideas I compiled while at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, I thought I’d try to mention 50 of them—a nice round num
Homeowners need well-made and properly installed roofing to protect their homes. Knowing that you're secure from the elements is an important part of being comfortable in your home, perhaps the most important part. A roof that can be easily maintained is essential not only for safety, but also for energy conservation and an aesthetically appealing home.
TechShield panels install just like normal sheathing and sport a 20-year limited warranty
Boost curb appeal and green points with CertainTeed's new Landmark Solaris shingles. The roofing material features granules that reflect solar energy and radiate heat far better than traditional asphalt roofing material. During the summer months, Landmark Solaris can reduce the temperature of a roof, thereby reducing energy usage and utility bills while maintaining the aesthetics of traditional...
Harness the wind! The Honeywell Wind Turbine by EarthTronics generates energy from its gearless Blade Tip Power System, which eliminates mechanical resistance and drag. This technology allows the turbine to generate power in wind speeds as low as 2 miles per hour and as high 45 miles per hour without the typical noise associated with wind turbines.
A look at new roofing and siding products from CertainTeed, GAF-elk, KlipTech and Bellaforte
Read about exterior products from Crane and Azek. Check them out at IBS.
Featured in the 100 Best New Products 2008 issue, these exterior products from FiberTech, Atlas Roofing and more are the best of the best.
Think outside the box with these new roofing and siding products from Timberline, Follansbee and more.
A variety of new structural products from QuietSolution, iLevel and more.
The ungainly and inefficient solar roof cells of the past are just that. Solar power is now poised to take off some of the burden placed on our nation’s power grid, as Sharp’s roof modules show.
Appearing in the May 2007 issue of Professional Builder magazine, here are a few roofing and siding products available from Crane, Owens Corning, Royal Moldings, CertainTeed and others.