Re: Metal roofing versus shingles
From: Chris ScottHanson (cscotthansonmac.com)
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 07:56:46 -0700 (PDT)
Rod,

Can you share your specification. Comparable in cost to shingles?!

Chris ScottHanson
(206) 601-7802
www.urbancohousingassociates.com

> On Sep 5, 2017, at 5:49 AM, Rod Lambert <rod [at] ecovillage.ithaca.ny.us> 
> wrote:
> 
> I have designed a few neighborhoods and a lot of new homes now and always
> specify standard ribbed metal roofs (occasionally 'standing rib'). They
> last longer and can be recycled as opposed to being dumped in landfill. The
> system I use is actually cheaper then "shingle" roofs even without
> factoring in the longer lifetimes.
> 
> Rod Lambert
> EcoVillage at Ithaca, NY.
> 
> In reply to:
> 
>>>>> Date: Mon, 4 Sep 2017 20:59:31 -0400
> From: Linda H <linda [at] hobbeton.com>
> To: Cohousing-L <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
> Subject: [C-L]_ Metal roofing versus shingles
> Message-ID: <6b8206cb-27d2-b8ae-1461-a224d92740fa [at] hobbeton.com>
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> Hi,
> 
> Have any cohousing communities used metal roofing? It is longer lasting
> and greener than shingle roofs, but more expensive. If installed
> correctly it is not supposed to be noisy.
> 
> If not a community, has anyone experienced it in other homes. Would you
> recommend it?
> 
> Thanks,
> Linda Hobbet
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