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Why Energy Star Certified Matters in Commercial Roofing

Reportedly, Americans spend about $40 billion annually to air-condition buildings.

It takes a lot of energy to chill the air inside a commercial building, and the air distribution system inside a large warehouse or industrial facility can be a real energy hog. Anything a property manager can do to decrease the energy used to cool a building will add to the building’s energy efficiency and decrease operational expenses.

ENERGY STAR Certified Products

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Midstate Roofing is proud to use ENERGY STAR certified roofing products because they can help our customers save money. We feel that property owners should add energy-savings to the top of their list when selecting a new commercial roof.

ENERGY STAR certified roof products reflect sunlight and absorb heat. This can lower the surface temperature of your commercial roof by up to 50 degrees F – some roof products can reflect up to 85% of UV rays – greatly decreasing the amount of heat transmitted into a building. For energy efficiency, they are a much better choice than traditional asphalt shingles or metal roofs typically used on commercial roofs.

Energy Savings for Commercial Buildings

Depending on the facility’s design, insulation, and location, the energy savings that result from your roof coating decision can make a big difference, not just locally but nationally. ENERGY STAR certified roof products can help reduce the national demand for cooling during peak hours by up to 15 percent.

We install commercial roofing systems that can help minimize the energy/carbon footprint of the buildings sector nationwide. We encourage you to contact us to learn more about the ENERGY STAR certified products we use and the cool-roof systems we install.

Cool Roof Benefits

Cool roofs are reflective surfaces that deliver high solar reflectance (decreasing the surface temperature) and high thermal emittance (its ability to re-emit previously absorbed heat away from itself). Rather than choose a costly roof replacement, our cool roof coating systems can restore your commercial roof and save you thousands.

Some utilities offer incentives for the purchase of ENERGY STAR-qualified products. Use the ENERGY STAR Rebate Finder to see if your local utility offers these incentives. Learn more about tax deductions for commercial buildings that reduce their heating and cooling costs.

When you choose a MidState Roofing coating system, you can save operational costs, in the long run, and save immediate costs on installation (as opposed to an entire roof replacement). Lastly, a cool commercial roof can add to the value of your commercial property.

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