Question

Does Decra's stone-coated roofing qualify for residential energy credits?

Asked by Bill Messer
Cottage Grove, WI

  I am interested in this roofing product.

Answer

Bill Bradbury

Answered by Bill Bradbury

Smithfield, UT

Envirocon Home Restoration

April 7, 2011

Bill,

Decra makes a great product, but only a few of their colors qualify for the tax credit.

New research has shown that a darker roof that is ventilated above the deck can actually perform better than a lighter color, but Energy Star does not recognize this, so you have to go with a lighter color for the tax credit.

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