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The 3 Pillars of Sustainable Roofing

Sustainable Roofing Kassel & Irons

March 30, 2020

Sustainable is a word you hear often, and we use it when talking about our roofing products, too.  But beyond being a buzzword, what does sustainable mean? To find out, we read about the 3 pillars (foundations) of sustainability the concept represents.  Economic Social Environmental Taking the long-term view of the importance of any consumer… ( read more )

Saving Energy 9 Ways with Metal Roofing from Kassel & Irons

Saving Energy 9 Ways Kassel & Irons

February 27, 2020

Here are 9 ways that every Kassel & Irons metal roof contributes to saving energy. Embodied Energy: Manufactured and Delivered With Saving Energy as a Value 1. Our metal roofing products are made of up to 35% recycled content and are completely recyclable.  The embodied energy in recycled metal is far, far less than the… ( read more )

Sustainable Roofing: Metal for Restoration and Preservation

sustainable roofing from Kassel & Irons

January 31, 2020

  If you own an older home, chances are that one of the motivating factors to your decision to purchase that home was to not see it fall into disrepair or have to be torn down. Metal roofing goes well with that thought because of its anticipated durability. It can protect and beautify homes for… ( read more )

9 Things Your Roofing Contractor Should Do for You

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August 8, 2019

Hiring a roofing contractor isn’t something most homeowners do very often.  When it’s time to do so, your experience can be great or awful. What questions do you need to ask? What commitments will make for a smooth project that is worth your investment and that you are happy with for years to come? Here’s… ( read more )

Standing Seam Roofing as a Design Element

standing seam roofing from K&I

May 10, 2019

We don’t often think of a home’s roof as a design element, but it is. Making up a large percentage of your home’s view from the street, every roof has an impact on the impression, curb appeal, and beauty of your abode.  When considering what type of roof to install on your new or existing… ( read more )

Interlocking Metal Roofing Panels Provide Wind Resistance

December 6, 2018

Strong winds are prevalent everywhere, but if you live in a hurricane-prone area or one that receives those strong winds as the residual of hurricanes, or even in the west and coasts of North America, the winds come.  Though the strength of those storms weaken over the miles that they travel, it’s not unusual these days for homeowners… ( read more )