Firon separates and recycles all waste material removed from your old roof in maintaining our commitment to environmental friendliness
Here at Firon Roofing, we are very proud to have achieved the status of Certified Green Roofer for GAF, the largest roofing manufacturer in North America.
This is an exclusive certification, and the Green Roofer designation recognizes the commitment that Firon Roofing puts into being an environmental leader in the Ottawa community.
Ottawa, Ontario, March 2015 – Firon Roofing Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Certified Green Roofer designation from GAF, the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. The GAF Certified Green Roofer program was designed in consultation with the US Green Building Council in order to recognize leading roofing companies for their commitment to sustainable business practices.
To achieve this designation Firon Roofing ensures that all our staff have completed USGBC approved training in the roofing systems required to construct a green home. This includes:
The technology behind cool roofing
Techniques that take advantage of proper attic ventilation to provide improved indoor air quality
Roof preparation for solar energy
The recycling of asphalt shingle
Firon Roofing has made a commitment to run a sustainable job site. We also continuously improve our knowledge of green building techniques by participating in the local USGBC chapter.The roof is one of the most important factors when considering a green building. An asphalt shingle roofing system that has been professionally installed can:
Increase the durability of your home by controlling moisture
Use cool roofing to help improve energy efficiency
Provide a suitable foundation for solar energy
Improve air quality within the home
Use attic ventilation to reduce the risk of ice dams
In addition to all these benefits, asphalt shingle roofing is recycled into the manufacture of asphalt paving, so contributing to a greener environment.