The GreenRoof Group knows that not all roofs are created the same. Some roofs
last considerably longer than others and some roofs have a smaller environmental
impact as well. Certain roof types such as standing seam metal roofs and concrete
tile can be recycled so they do not end up in a landfill. These materials may cost
a bit more, but they will last longer.
Reusable Roofing Materials
Concrete and Clay tile roofs not only look beautiful but these green roofs last considerably
longer than asphalt based roofing materials. Tile roofs can also be reused doubling
their life cycle. Any broken tiles can be recycled as road base. Concrete Tile Cool
Roofs reduce the Heat Island Effect and will reduce the amount of heat that enters
into the building especially in a hot place like Los Angeles.
Recycled Roofing Materials
The use of roofing materials that are extracted and manufactured within the region
that they are installed helps reduce their environmental impact. The Green Roof Group
knows that the reuse of these materials will help divert waste to landfills. Recycling
is a major benefit of Monier and EcoStar roofing products which can help you achieve