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Presidential Solaris™ – Luxury Solar Reflective Shingles

Presidential Solaris GOLD is a steep-slope, solar reflective asphalt roofing shingle which contains advanced colored granules that reflect the sun’s rays.  Designed to replicate the look of authentic wood shakes, Presidential Solaris shingles feature 25 percent solar reflectivity and deliver the charm of hand-split wood shakes with durability and strength that outperforms wood. 


With maximum definition colors, a new dimension is added to the shingles with a richer mixture of surface granules.  You get a brighter, more vibrant, more dramatic appearance and depth of color.  
Presidential Solaris solar reflective shingles help reduce energy costs, are ENERGY STAR® qualified and meet the California Cool Roof Rating Council guidelines.
  • Two-piece laminated fiber glass-based construction
  • Distinctive sculpted, rustic look
  • 355 lbs. per square
  • UL Class A fire resistance rating
  • UL certified to meet ASTM D3462
  • UL certified to meet ASTM D3018 Type 1
  • Conforms to CSA Standard A123.5
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements®

Proper Installation is Critical

Applying a roof system correctly is essential to the warranty and performance of the roof.  Backed by over 100 years of excellence in the roofing industry, CertainTeed developed a complete set of installation instructions for their roofing products in both English and Spanish.  These installation instructions describe and illustrate the steps involved in installing CertainTeed asphalt roofing products.

Click on the link to the right for the installation instructions on Presidential Solaris solar reflective shingles.

NOTE:  To view a listing of credentialed roofing companies in your area who install CertainTeed products, click on the "Find a Roofing Contractor" link located in the left navigation bar.

CertainTeed warrants that its shingles will be free of manufacturing defects, and provides the extra assurance of SureStart™ protection.  Below are highlights of the warranty for Presidential Solaris™.  See CertainTeed's Asphalt Shingle Products Limited Warranty document for specific warranty details regarding this product.



  • Lifetime limited transferable warranty - residential
  • 50-year limited transferable warranty - group-owned or commercial
  • 10-year SureStart protection
  • 15-year StreakFighter warranty
  • 15-year 110 mph wind-resistance warranty
  • Wind warranty upgrade to 130 mph available.  CertainTeed starter and CertainTeed hip and ridge required

You don't have to go white to go green...


Using cool roofing technology has been recognized as one of the easiest, most cost-effective ways of lowering energy consumption.  But until now, going green meant going white.


While white is naturally reflective, Presidential Solaris' innovative technology puts color where white used to be and produces a shingle that reflects solar energy.


Presidential Solaris solar reflective shingles form a barrier between the sun and your energy bills with a solar reflective shingle that can reduce your roof’s temperature in the summer.  And that means lower energy costs and greater savings over the life of your roof.


Presidential Solaris solar reflective shingles are ecologically smart, beautifully durable, and architecturally ideal for sunny climates or anywhere solar heat is a challenge.


So cool, it's rated for rebates.


Presidential Solaris solar reflective shingles are ENERGY STAR® qualified roofing products that meet both solar reflectance and thermal emissivity requirements.  The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation ACT of 2010 extends tax credits for energy efficiency into 2011.  The new tax credit allows for 10% of the cost of the improvement, up to $500 for insulation, roofs and doors.


Presidential Solaris shingles are also rated by Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) for cool roofs and meets California's Title 24 requirements for cool steep slope roofing.


And some utility companies offer a rebate for Presidential Solaris that can put as much as $300 back into a homeowner’s pocket for an average 3,000 sq. ft. roof.