Monthly Archives: March 2011

Proper Roof Ventilation

VENTILATION Typical household activities can wreak havoc on a roof and attic if proper roof ventilation is not provided: In the summer, heat build-up encourages the premature aging and cracking of wood and other roofing materials. Unwanted heat also can transfer back down into living areas – which reduces energy efficiency. In cold weather, warm […]

Add Sunlight To Any Room In Your House

Solar Tube The Skylight Tube from U.S. Sunlight adds clean natural light to any room in your house while also enhancing the appearance of your roofline. With our revolutionary new square dome design, you are no longer restricted to “hiding” traditional round bubble tube lights to the backside of your house—Show off your upgraded roof appearance […]

Solar Powered Attic Fans

Ventilate your attic with free, clean, and abundant solar energy
U.S. Sunlight’s line of Solar Powered Attic Fans provide the active ventilation your attic needs to reduce the heat build-up in your attic that can reach temperatures of 160F and higher. It’s this heat build-up that can overheat your air conditioning ductwork and raise the temperatures […]

Federal Tax Credits

Tax Credit Information The opportunities for tax credits are tied to the re-insulation of residential homes generated by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (also known as the $787 billion Stimulus Bill) passed in February 2009. Two key components of this newly passed legislation include the following: Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) […]

Smoke-Eating Roof Tiles

Breathe Easier with Revolutionary Roofing! Los Angeles based homebuilder, KB Homes, has joined forces with Boral Roofing to create and utilize a concrete tile roof that neutralizes the nitrogen oxide that forms into smog. KB Homes began offering this special roof in January of 2011 to 25 housing developments located in Southern California. When the […]