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Each year in the U.S., roughly 13 million tons of asphalt material gets torn off of old roofs to make way for new asphalt shingles. Currently, only about 10% of that tear-off gets recycled for use in paving and other roadway projects. That leaves about 12 million tons of waste to get shipped to landfills each year.
By Dan Boss
It's no secret that high-wind events can wreak havoc on a roof. However, the use of strong, high-quality roofing materials can protect a home during high winds and other damaging weather events. GAF's patented LayerLockTM Technology enables excellent adhesion for their shingles, which ultimately contributes to exceptional wind resistence for the entire roof assembly. When installed with the required combination of GAF accessories, GAF shingles with LayerLockTM Technology are eligible for the WindProven limited wind warranty - an industry first limited wind warranty with no maximum wind speed limitation. This protection ensures stronger safeguards for homeowners who live in areas prone to storms.
Installing a new roof is a major decision, but the process can be easy when you know what's involved. In order to understand how much your roofing project will cost, you'll need to call a contractor who can provide an accurate roof cost estimate after looking at the specific needs of your home, as well as your preferences as a homeowner. Learning more about the factors that can impact your roof cost will help you prepare for this first step.
This piece is co-written by Jennifer Keegan, AAIA. The headaches of Cold Storage facility operations extend beyond making sure the ice cream doesn't melt. Owners and Operators are regularly challenged with: