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Tag: energy efficiency

Cool Roofs Tax Credit

Filed under: Misc, Roofing Answers

Q: What is the different between the Energy Star and other steel roofs. They are giving you 30 percent of your taxes. A: Some metal roofs have reflective coatings and are listed on the Energy Star website. These products, if installed this year or next, are eligible for a federal tax credit of 30% of […]

Hot Screened-in Porch

Filed under: Misc, Roof Repair, Roofing Answers

Homeowner from Florida asked: Q: I have a typical Florida cement block ranch house(one story) with a metal roofed screen porch attached to the rear of the house (all of about 7′ high, with slope). The rear of the house faces west. Presently, I can only use the porch a few months of the year […]

Cold Air Entering Through Vents

Filed under: Home Ventilation, Misc, Roofing Answers

Len from Canada asks: Q: We have just moved into a new home and the draft coming through the fans in the bathroom and kitchen fan is terrible. I have new vent covers placed on the eaves through, but still the cold air is entering the fan. We get a lot of wind so the […]

Energy Tax Credit

Filed under: Misc, Roofing Help Podcasts

UPDATE… The 25C federal tax credit for reflective roofing is set to expire at the end of 2016. It appears unlikely that any actions will be taken by congress before the end of the year to continue it into 2017. Energy Tax Credit Right now is a great time to buy a metal roof. “Why?” […]

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