We've talked previously about ventilationand how important it is to  keep your home and roof at a comfortable temperature and keeping more money in your pocket is what everyone wants. But not everyone's aware of the choices when it comes to slashing their energy bills, keeping comfortable in your home. 


Clay Tile Roofing is known for its classic, yet modern look which fits the look and feel of many people's ideal home. What some people may not be aware of is clay roofing's energy efficiency. Tile's ability to emit heat and reflect sunrays means less deterioation on your HVAC system and more money saved on energy bills year-round. Clay tile's natural material makes it a fantastic choice to build your roof! Theyre also resistant to UV rays. Tile roofing is installed one tile at a time instead of being overlapped making it naturally ventilating. Because clay tile comes in a variety, you'll have many ways to display your style while saving money on reduced energy consumption. 


Solar panels have never been as popular as they are now. Saving money while helping the planet has made going solar easier than ever.  Drive through any residential neighborhood or commercial building and you'll see mounted solar panels on roof tops. It's a great time to go solar. Contact La Rocque if you'd like more information on installing solar panels. Solar panels are a long-term investment that our solar expert will walk you through the process. 


Asphalt shingles are great in price and longevity and come in a multitude of styles making them one of the most popular roofing choices for many homeowners. To benefit form energ efficient asphalt tiles, look for Owens Corning COOl shingles which have a special reflective coating that reflects the sun's rays. Read about them here in a previous article. 


Your Color Choice in Roofing matters when lowering your energy bills. Choose a light color to elp you deflect the sun's rays during the hottest times of the year. Through white probably refhects might be best, you may want to opt for a less striking roof shade that fits in with your neighborhood. You'd benefit from choosing a lighter shade of any color tile you select.


Did you know some roof shapes are more energy efficient than others? For example, the Mansard style roof helps regulate the temperature of your roof and home. Due to their double pitched roof, their unique shape helps regulate the temperature of your roof and home's temperature. The top level can be insulated which helps both in cooler and warmer months, while the lower level can have windows.

Mansard Roofing Style

A hipped roof style will also contribute to keeping your energy costs down. The structure lends well to plenty of ventilation which decreases the hot hair and keeps your home feeling comfortable year-round. 

 Hipped Roof Style


 If you need assistance choosing energy efficient materials and designs, reach out to us here at La Rocque Better Roofs.  Call us at (833) LBR-4YOU

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