Start Planning a Greener Home with these Top Building Products
1.) Andersen 100-Series Fibrex Windows & Patio Doors
The Andersen 100 Series windows & doors are made of a revolutionary composite called Fibrex. It’s made of mostly reclaimed materials with a blend of wood fibers and thermoplastics. Not only is it made of sustainable materials, but it’s also low maintenance, Energy Star certified, and low VOC. Andersen’s 100 Series is an all around earth friendly performer!
5.) Versetta Stone Veneer
Versetta Stone Venner is a very cool product. It’s made of a minimum of 50% recycled stone! It also lasts a very long time and is backed by a 50-year warranty! Versetta Stone is different from other stone siding products because it doesn’t require any mortar. It’s installed much like normal siding with mechanical fastening of panels. Versetta Stone has also achieved GREENGUARD certification! Versetta Stone is manufactured by Boral, here’s their
6.) GAF Timberline Cool Series Roofing Shingles
GAF is at the forefront of green roofing. Their Cool Series line of shingles are specially manufactured to reflect heat. These are an excellent way to reduce cooling costs in hot weather. GAF takes green roofing to a whole new level with their roof recycling program, and green roofer certification to encourage contractor participation. Visit Antique Slate[/caption]
Opal is an exterior remodeling contractor in Naperville Illinois dedicated to sustainability. If you’re in the western or southwestern suburbs of Chicago planning an upcoming exterior renovation project, then we’d love to be your green remodeling partners. Discover the Opal Experience!