Home Exterior Service in Westchester County: Roofing, Siding, & Gutters
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3 Great Roofing Options in Westchester
New York has a very interesting climate. It oscillates between extreme cold during the winter season to extreme heat in the summer. This makes the choice of roof used on a house be it commercial or residential a very important choice. The traditional go to roofing solution is what is called a black roof in the industry. This is a roof that is made of a dark tile material usually made of clay or such other similar material. These roofs usually absorb heat from the surrounding as well as give it off in large quantities. They have necessitated the use of HVAC systems and normal air conditioning.
However, there are three new types of roofs that are changing the rooftop landscape of New York some quite literally. Here are the three newest technologies in roofing for New York Climates.
A blue roof is a roof that controls the flow of rain and storm water. There is no vegetation needed for this kind of roof just technology in the form of weirs that create a temporary pond on the roof. This will hold the water and release it slowly over time. Blue roofs are quite cheap to implement and they are very cost effective for reduction of electricity costs needed for cooling the building. They are usually made of light colored roofing material that ensures that the cooling effect is optimized. This ensures that the rooftop cooling effect that the roof achieves is sustainable in the long term.
Green roofing uses a vegetative layer to achieve a similar although more pronounced effect as the blue roofs. The vegetative layer is usually planted in a specially designed layer of soil which is placed on top of a specially designed drainage layer. The design of green roofs means that they are capable of absorbing and retaining a large amount of rain water. While more costly than blue roofing they also provide a number of additional benefits. They are able to absorb noise and air pollution which makes for a quieter living and working experience. They are also able to reduce the absorption rates of ultra violet light which is harmful. They create their own ecosystem and improve the quality of life. Best of all, the City provides a tax abatement for properties with this kind of roof. The tax abatement is $4.50 per square footage of green roof up to a sum of $100,000.
This is the simplest choice for someone who wants to reduce his or her environmental impact without incurring much cost. Cool roofing uses common roofing materials that are light reflective. This can be as simple as using white tiles instead of dark ones. All that is needed is reflective material to ensure that the rays of the sun are reflected. They have been shown to have a significant impact on the air conditioning costs of a house in summer. However, it is important to note that cool roofs mean you spend more on heating in winter
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