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Metal Roofs - Renewable and Recyclable

Our metal roofing products are 100% recyclable. We start out with a steel core, and then coat it with a zinc or zinc-aluminum protective coating layer.

Steel: Most Recycled Material in North America

According to the Steel Recycling Institute, about 88% of all steel products are recycled into new products - an amazing reclamation rate! All steel manufactured contains at minimum 25% and as much as 95% recycled content.

This means that by using steel roofing materials, you are helping to preserve valuable resources. Many other roofing products such as asphalt shingles cannot be recycled, and thus add to the increasingly full landfills and waste precious resources.

View this article from the Steel Recycling Institute for more information.

LEED® Certified

The U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is a third-party certification program and the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED provides building owners and operators with the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings' performance.

Steel roofing products from Best Buy Metals meet LEED® requirements, including two credits for recycled content as well as a credit for being reflective and energy efficient.

View this article from the Cool Metal Roofing Coalition for more information.

Benefits of a Renewable, Recyclable Metal Roof System

The benefits of a renewable, recyclable roof system include:

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