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How do I know if the roof I choose promotes a green environment?

Green is a lot of things to a lot of people.
 
To CertainTeed, green is simple.  Green means responsibility.  And we believe responsibility is key to building the structures that sustain our lives.  Green represents our responsibility to our customers, and the sustainability of places they inhabit.
 
ENERGY STAR®
CertainTeed features a variety of attractive ENERGY STAR® rated roofing products for both residential and commercial applications.  There's a style to complement the design and architecture of every home and building.  Our Solaris line of shingles are all UL certified, have a Lifetime Limited warranty and ten-year SureStart™ protection. Our CoolStar line of rolled roofing products
 
Manufacturing Process
Our production facilities across the nation strive to generate zero waste, and adhere to strict dust, fume and water standards.  Most have met ISO 14001 standards for environmental management.
 
RoofingRESPONSIBILY™
Our recycling program enables certified contractors to recycle torn-off roofing into paving materials, saving energy and resources.  More than 12 million tons of asphalt shingle waste goes into landfills each year.
 
Road to Sustainability
We recycle nearly 90% of our manufacturing production waste into asphalt materials for road construction.
 
Recycled Content
We use recycled content including slag, stone granules, corrugated mixed paper and sludge, reducing landfill waste and carbon emissions.
 
Wild for the Environment
Our Oxford, NC facility, the world's largest roofing plant, has its own wetlands and water management system where wildlife thrives.
 
To learn more on how CertainTeed Roofing puts ideas into action and Green as our goal, go to the Sustainability section of our website.
 
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