Re: Metal roofing versus shingles
From: Paul Harrington (pharringtonsouthhenry.com)
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 08:29:11 -0700 (PDT)
There are many variables at play, but you should expect to pay 2-3 times as 
much for metal. $5/sf vs $2/sf. (Roofers speak in squares which equal 100sf) 
$200v$500 per square.

Paul Harrington
509.714.6301

> On Sep 5, 2017, at 7:56 AM, Chris ScottHanson <cscotthanson [at] mac.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> 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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