Kidd Roofing, an Austin roofing company, 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.
As part of the designation process, Kidd Roofing has participated in USGBC-approved training on the many important contributions the roofing system makes to a green home, including the advanced technology behind cool roofing; techniques for improving indoor air quality via proper attic ventilation; preparing a roof for solar energy; and asphalt shingle recycling. Additionally, Kidd Roofing has made a commitment to running a sustainable jobsite and has agreed to participate in their local USGBC chapter to continue enhancing their knowledge of green building practices. Haven been roofing in Austin since 1982, Kidd Roofing is proud to be affiliated with this program.
“The GAF Certified Green Roofer designation is a great way for Kidd Roofing to be an environmentally responsible roofing contractor. By recycling shingles, we will be helping to turn the asphalt in old roofs into new roads. ” – Chris Lowe, Vice-President of Kidd Roofing
Few major building systems contribute to green building in as many ways as the roof does. A professionally installed asphalt shingle roofing system from Kidd Roofing can increase your home’s durability by controlling moisture, help improve energy efficiency, support renewable energy, and help to improve indoor air quality and reduce the risk of ice dams via proper attic ventilation. And at the end of its long service life, asphalt shingle roofing is widely recycled into asphalt pavement.
Learn more about GAF products and sustainability efforts at www.gaf.com.