Green Roofing Options

There are green roofing products that are gentle to the environment and many of them are more attractive than standard roofing materials.

Clay Tiles
Left: Clay-tile roofs are often considered green for their ability to be removed, reused and installed on other buildings. Additionally, clay has a high resistance to wind and fire, and is low maintenance. Right: “Living roofs” offer a way to reduce heating and cooling costs, improve local air quality, mediate urban heat-island effects and reduce storm-water runoff.
Photo courtesy Gladding Mcbean