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Yes
38%
No
12%
In some cases
36%
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Question: Is metal roofing energy efficient?
Top Answer (38% of 57 votes): Yes.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: It can be installed with a layer of foam which adds to the efficiency.
Kairos Home Inspections
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Metal roofing is one of the most energy efficient roofing materials on the market.
Shedhorn Inspection Services, LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: It's called cool metal roofing,one of the most efficient ,it works by reflecting solar rays.
H&R PROFESSIONAL INSPECTIONS
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Metal roofing does not offer any intrinsic BTU enhancement.
JPS-WNC llc
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on stall and conditions, or circumstance if metal only... no.
North State Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: depends if insulation is installed underneath but the roofing itself is not efficient
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: New installations can be very energy efficient. Proper installation is key with all roofs.
Look First Homes, LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: reflects sunlight during winter months
Vico Home Inspection
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Metal roofs not only reflect more sunlight, but they cool off faster than composite asphalt shingle roofing. Plus metal roof will last three times longer than the typical composite asphalt shingle roof.
Sovereign Solar
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Depends on instalation.
The Inspection Boys
Answer: Yes
Explanation: On the contrary, energy efficient metal roofs that are Energy Star certified works by reflecting a high percentage of the sun’s energy back into the atmosphere, lowering attic temperatures and subsequent cooling loads making your roof energy efficient.
Certified Real Estate Inspectors
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Only if the underlayment has a r-rating
Ray REI
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: The repel heat from the sun but keep a lot of heat in the attic.
AATIC, Inc.
Answer: Unsure
Explanation: Metal roofs are still being studied for energy efficiency.
Your Home Property Consultants
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Covering type has minor impact on efficiency when compared to insulation type and thickness and surface colors and textures.
Epoch Property Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: depending on the insulation underlayment
Thomas Property Services
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Your typical dark asphalt roofing shingle absorbs most of the sun's energy that hits the roof, consequently making your attic a very hot place during the summer months. On the contrary, energy efficient metal roofs that are Energy Star certified works by reflecting a high percentage of the sun’s energy back into the atmosphere, lowering attic temperatures and subsequent cooling loads making your roof energy efficient.
NH Roof Consulting & Inspection
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: In some cases, a light color metal roof can improve energy efficiency by reflecting heat away instead of absorbing it.
Corley Home Inspections, LLC
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