If Your House Needs a New Roof, Take Advantage of Energy Saving Technology that Goes into ENERGY STAR® Roof Shingles
On a sunny summer day, the temperature in your attic can climb as high as 140 degrees. With so much heat collecting in the confined space of an attic, it’s no wonder that your air conditioning system has to work harder and longer to keep your home comfortable.
Attic insulation can help to slow the movement of heat into your home, but what about the roof shingles that are absorbing all that solar heat? Wouldn’t it be great if they made shingles that could reflect heat instead of absorbing it? Hold on – they do!
Energy-efficient shingles installed by the roofing experts at O’LYN Roofing can help reduce heat in the attic and any heat going into the house, helping to keep your home cooler in the summer and your air conditioning bills lower.
Contact us to learn more about upgrading your roof with ENERGY STAR shingles. We provide written estimates for all of our roofing services, including roof replacement and installation in Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Framingham, Waltham, Arlington throughout the Greater Boston & MetroWest area.
Lower Your Cooling Costs with “Cool Roof” Technology
Quite a bit of scientific research went into the development of asphalt shingles that can help to reduce cooling costs. Building scientists focused their attention on the tiny mineral granules that come in different colors and are fused to the top surface of asphalt shingles. By applying special coatings to the granules, they discovered that they could increase two critical qualities: reflectivity and emissivity.
New cooler granules reflect about 20% of the sun’s energy, compared to standard dark roof granules that reflect just 3%. Higher emissivity also helps granules stay cooler by shedding heat instead of retaining it.
We Can Install a Green Roof in a Variety of Colors
Recognizing the important role that roofing material can play in energy performance, ENERGY STAR® has established performance standards for “cool” roof shingles. To take advantage of cool roof technology, make sure to use ENERGY STAR cool roof shingles. Most major shingle manufacturers have ENERGY STAR shingles available in a variety of colors or tones, as shown in the photos.
We can install many different types of shingles to meet your needs and budget. If you are interested in upgrading the look of your home while saving energy, you’ve come to the right place. As a full-service roofing contractor in Massachusetts, we have experience installing energy efficient shingles and can help you decide on the roof shingles that will work best for your home. Contact us today to learn more!
Save Energy and Improve Your Home’s Look with Energy Efficient Shingles
Quality, craftsmanship and professionalism are all important issues when selecting a roofing contractor. O’LYN Roofing is a licensed roofing company that has been providing nothing but the best workmanship and the best roofing solutions to meet the needs of Greater Boston & MetroWest residents for over 40 years.
We provide fast, written estimates in Arlington, Framingham, Cambridge, Waltham, Quincy, Boston, Lowell, Brockton, Newton, Weston, Somerville, Sudbury, Wellesley and many parts of Massachusetts. Call us at 1-781-769-8599 or contact us online today for your roofing price estimate! Looking for a price? Get a no cost, no obligation free estimate.
What Our Clients Are Saying
O’LYN Roofing was professional and excellent in the work that they did on my gutters. Gregg was knowledgeable and well spoken in his sales presentation to me. He made the experience comfortable and easy to process.
O’LYN went beyond my expectations in fixing my roof problems. The copper valleys look great and I am very satisfied with the results. Gregg worked with us through the whole process and always was there to help when needed.