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September 1, 2015

Green Roof Options – Renovating Ideas from Architectural Digest

From Architectural Digest: Replacing your roof could be one of the most expensive upgrades you make as a homeowner. So it makes sense to consider the sustainability and environmental impact of the material you choose. “The best way to make all roofing options environmentally friendly: Pick a product that will have a long service life and have it installed properly, so it has to be repaired or replaced as infrequently as possible,” says Travis Nelson, the owner of Brown Roofing Company in Dalles, Oregon, and a member of the National Roofing Contractors Association. It is also important to think about the carbon footprint associated with shipping these materials; if possible, ask your contractor to use a product sourced nearby. Here,...

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