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Cool Roofing Systems

Energy costs continue to escalate with no end in sight, and this trend is largely responsible for driving a significant market shift toward energy-efficient roofing systems.

What will be the real cost of my roofing system?

Initial Cost vs. Life Cycle Costs
In many cases, the least expensive roof can end up costing you much more in the long run. That’s why it’s critical to compare installation costs with the long-term expenses associated with different roof systems. Choosing a roof system simply on the initial expense may result in higher maintenance costs, increased energy usage and a shorter roof life.

Going Green with a Cool Roofing Solution

  • Cool roofs are effective in virtually all climates. Building owners in some areas have seen a 35% reduction in energy consumption during peak times of the year after installing reflective roofing systems.
  • In non-conditioned space, reflective roofing can reduce workspace heat, improving working conditions and increasing employee productivity.
  • A Sentry Roofing installed cool roofing membrane reflects damaging ultraviolet and infrared rays of the sun that are absorbed by other systems. Penetrating UV and IR rays can degrade the effectiveness of insulation and other building components — often leading to higher operating and maintenance costs.
  • When placed on rooftops with reflective membranes, HVAC units have a smaller “degree difference” of the air they need to cool because the ambient temperature is lower than on dark-colored roof surfaces. This decreases the cooling load as well as unit wear and corresponding maintenance costs. A Sentry installed cool roofing solution may also enable the use of smaller, lower-cost HVAC units.

What our Customers Say:

Our cooling bills are down because of that white roof installation on it,… all in all our building is more comfortable. I can really tell when I go up into the ceiling to work on things. It’s not nearly as hot. There isn’t as much heat gain having that white roof on there compared to the black roof we had on there before.” – Fred A., Facilities Director, Fair Haven Christian Home

We like to use Sentry Roofing because of their use of the white Duro-Last Roofing product. This roofing material reduces energy costs to our company as compared to comparative products. Energy is a big expense in a grocery store and every savings we can accrue helps us compete with the larger national chains.” – Gary P., General Manager, Covington Foods Inc.

Are High Energy Costs Making You See Red

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Machine Tool Services, Terre Haute, IN – Outside air temperature 92 degrees Fahrenheit

One of the fundamental reasons for high utility costs is a non-reflective roofing system. The infrared image above shows the white Duro-Last roofing sections remain cool while the rubber, gravel surfaced built-up and modified roofing sections are all hotter than the asphalt pavement! The Duro-Last roofs are 40° to 70° cooler – improving efficiency of rooftop a/c units, reducing heat penetrating the building envelope, and significantly reducing cooling costs.

 Lower Your Energy Cost! Read White = Green Brochure detailing the benefits

of a cool roofing system for your facility.


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