NCCA – National Coil Coating Association
There is even evidence that cool roofs can improve quality of life for a city’s entire population. Research backs up these claims.
MCA Educational Resources for Homeowners
One of the most common questions asked by a homeowner faced with having to replace an existing roof is if a new roof can simply be installed over the old roof to save money. Learn more here.
Learn about Metal Roofing fire safety and general procedures for identifying a modular panel metal roof, accessing or ventilating a stone-coated metal roof, and ventilating attic fires.
When a metal roof is employed on a home, it seems to heighten people’s awareness of lightning and some question whether or not the use of metallic roofing increases the risk of lightning strike. Metal roofing does not in any way increase this risk.
MCA Educational Resources for Homeowners (Cont'd)
Metal roof and wall panels are made with the highest recycled content from the most recyclable materials on earth, making them a great choice not only for today, but also for future generations to use.
Northern climates have always posed unique challenges to all types of roofing material. Snow and ice pull and tug on roof membranes and over time can tear the membrane apart. Freezing phenomena can pry flashings away from roofs, inhibit proper drainage, separate gutters from eaves, and threaten personal safety at building perimeters.
New Standard for Fire-resistant Roofs Implemented in California
Increasing Wildfires Have Led California Officials to Call on New Insurance Standards for Homes, Including Fire-Resistant Roofs
California's new “Safer from Wildfires” plan includes setting new home insurance standards and prompting insurance companies to provide homeowners with incentives for protective measures like fire-resistant roofs.
Residential Property Insurance Companies Currently Offering Discounts for Fire Hardened Homes and/or Communities
Several companies offer both community-wide discounts and home-specific discounts. Learn more today!
Sustainability Resources from the American Iron and Steel Institute
The North American steel industry is committed to manufacturing innovative products and implementing processes that achieve environmental, social and economic sustainability.
Download the latest report to learn about sustainable steelmaking in the automotive and construction industry.
Learn how the American iron and steel industry affects the economy, recycling, production and sustainability in this resource.
Download the informational PDF from the Cool Roof Rating Council and learn about the benefits of a cool roof.
Download the informational PDF from the Cool Roof Rating Council and learn more about urban heat islands and ways to reduce them.
Download the PDF below to learn more about what a solar reflective index is and how it can be calculated.
Download the Solar Reflectance illustrative PDF below to learn more about how a roof's cooling abilities are calculated.
Green Builder Media Resources
Green Builder Media’s infographic breaks down how the right mix of materials and design can mean the difference between survival and total loss.
Only a small percentage of homes in wildfire areas are currently built to new codes. Learn more in this article by Green Builder Media.
Today's Homeowner Resources
Crazy snow and ice storms, monster hurricanes, golf ball-sized hail, extreme heat and torrential downpours. Homeowners everywhere face unique climate challenges.
Metal roofing’s long-term durability and low required maintenance are just a couple of reasons why many people prefer it to alternatives. But long-held misconceptions may be keeping some homeowners from giving it a try.
In this special episode, Danny and Renee Ramey, MRA executive director, discuss the 10 most common myths when it comes to metal roofs. Listen in and get ready for some surprising information.
In Episode 2 of “Ask Danny,” metal roofing expert Todd Miller gives us some insider tips and information about installation, energy efficiency and style options.
Today's Homeowner Resources Cont'd
Learn how Today’s Homeowner’s helped a new homeowner make her house more insurable and a little more attractive too
Many homeowners want to reroof their houses, which is a desirable alternative to ripping off an old roof and installing a new one.
A Louisiana family gets their home back in shape after Hurricane Zeta caused some major damage.
When you think about a house with a metal roof, you may have an idea of what that might look like. The truth is, a lot has changed when it comes to metal roofing.
Is your home best prepared for a potentially dangerous weather event? In this video, Danny shares how to keep your family safe by making the transition to a metal roof.
Today's Homeowner Resources Cont'd
Watch the transformation of Denver and Alexis Damron’s 1970s modern rustic home that helped improve their home’s curb appeal
People who are considering a new roof often ask me, what are the benefits of a metal roof?
Since you’re here, you must be considering a metal roof for your home — that’s a great decision. You can’t beat a quality metal roof when it comes to durability, low maintenance and curb appeal.
On this episode, Today’s Homeowners is on the hunt for more room as they complete an addition that was started 25 years ago.