Environmentally Friendly Roof

White stones gravel roofIt is well known: the colour black attracts the heat, while the colour white reflects it.

What does this fact has to do with your roof?

Well, when the weather is very hot, especially in big cities such as Montreal, a black roof will attract the heat. When we mix this increased heat with the city’s pollution, we can end up with a smog hidding the beauty of our city and increasing the problems related with pollution.

Having a white roof in Montreal helps to prevent smog creation because it repels the heat instead of attracting it.

A

simple step can make a great change for our environment. Did you know that asphalt and gravel roofs can also be white by simply replacing the usual gravel with a white marble gravel.  See it yourself on this picture!

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