We design in ways that have lasting value and conserve resources
Sustainable design is good business, plain and simple. On the most practical level, it can extend roof life, lower your power bills and reduce the amount of tear-off required the next time you re-roof.
But the benefits of sustainable roofing have a much broader impact as well. You use less energy, which reduces your carbon footprint and the urban heat island effect, and improve stormwater management on your property. You also release fewer harmful chemicals into the atmosphere and send less material to landfill when replacing your roof, plus you’ll buy fewer new products less often.
Sustainable roof design concepts
The fundamentals of sustainable commercial roofing design include:
Select sustainably designed Sentry Roof projects:
Learn more about sustainable design from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Whole Building Design Guide from the National Institute of Building Sciences.