Denver Roofers offers many ENERGY STAR rated green roofing solutions for Colorado homeowners. If you are looking for roofs that provide premier protection, energy efficiency, and lower utility bills, we can help. All of our roofing manufactuer partners offer ENERGY STAR rated roofing colors and materials that can be installed on your home.
Tax Credits for Replacing Your Roof
There is a tax credit is for ENERGY STAR certified asphalt and metal roofs with pigmented coatings or cooling granules designed to reduce heat gain.
Tax Credit Amount: 10% of the cost (not including installation and labor costs), up to $500.
Requirements: ENERGY Star certification.
Effective Dates: Roofs must be installed on your “principal residence” between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2016.
Ineligible Roofs: New construction, rentals, and roof coatings are not eligible for a tax credit.
To learn more about roofing tax credits, visit ENERGY STAR.
Below are examples of ENERGY STAR rated roofing brands and materials that we offer and can install on your home.
Energy Star rated eflective shingles and cool roofing reflect sunlight to reduce heat build up in attics that transfer to the home’s interior. These energy efficient roofing materials can save homeowners 7-15% on cooling costs, and conserve energy. Energy savings results with reflective roofing depend on several factors including building design, insulation, climate conditions, building location, and building envelope efficiency. To calculate your building’s expected energy savings to to the Department of Energy’s
Boral Cool Clay & Concrete Tile
Authentic Boral Roofing Clay and Concrete Cool Roof tiles reflect up to 53% of the sun’s solar energy. In contrast, asphalt shingles reflect less than 10% of the sun’s energy. These products also help limit ceiling heat fluctuation that can minimize severe swings in ceiling temperatures which saves energy and reduces strain placed on your home air conditioning system, particularly during costly peak periods.
CertainTeed’s Landmark Solaris Series
CertainTeed’s Landmark™ Solaris Platinum and Gold Series shingles and CT™20, XT™25 and XT™30 strip shingles are ENERGY STAR qualified steep-slope roofing products meeting both solar reflectance and thermal emissivity requirements.
GAF Timberline Cool Series
GAF’s Timberline® Cool Series Shingles can help reduce cooling energy costs. They are highly reflective to help reduce temperatures in your attic.
IKO’s Cambridge Super White
Two members of IKO’s shingle line-up qualify for ENERGY STAR® rating. These include the Cambridge Super White and Marathon Ultra AR Super White. Homeowners incorporating these products into their existing homes may be eligible for certain tax credits.
Marlarkey Ecoasis, Highlander, Dura-Seal
Malarkey Roofing Products manufactures many sustainable, energy efficient roofing products that meet the ENERGY STAR rating. These include the Ecoasis, Highlander, Dura-Seal series.
Owens Corning Duration Premium Cool, TruDefinition Duration
Owens Corning offers the Duration® Premium Cool, TruDefinition® Duration® that are ENERGY STAR® rated shingles coming in a variety of solar reflecting colors.
Tamko MetalWorks Shingles
Tamko’s ENERGY STAR rated MetalWorks® Shingles provide solar reflectance while getting a beautiful, state‐of‐the‐art metal roof.