What are Energy Star Products?
Energy Star is a government-backed label that marks a product as energy efficient. That said, Energy Star roofing products are those specific to the roofing industry but we’ll dive more into that below. Since these products use less energy, they end up saving you money on your electricity bill. Additionally, they help protect the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants caused by the inefficient use of energy.
By creating a simple label, Energy Star has made is easy to find and purchase energy-efficient products. Interested in knowing which products have the Energy Star label? Browse their list of certified products.
What are Energy Star Roofing Products?
Energy Star roofing products have earned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) label for energy efficiency. These roofing products reflect more of the sun’s rays than standard products, lowering the roof temperature and decreasing the amount of heat transferred into a building.
Additionally, Energy Star roofing products can reduce peak cooling demand up to 15%, lowering your electric bill. Take a look at Energy Star roofing products yourself!
How do products earn the Energy Star label?
In order to earn an Energy Star label, products must meet specific energy-saving requirements set by the EPA. For example, certified products must deliver the features and performance demanded by consumers, in addition to increased energy efficiency. In other words, they match the quality of standard products currently on the market.
Additionally, if the certified product costs more than a standard products, consumers will recover their investment through utility bill savings.