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Old 04-10-2011, 07:39 PM   #1
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are certainteed landmark silver birch energy star shingles

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Yes,,,it joined the energy star line.


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Yes it is, those are what we put on our last roof. We do about 10% Silver Birch annually.

Last year and the year before the max rebate was $1,500. This year the max rebate is $500. I feel less and less people will go with this color with the lower rebate.

One some houses the shingle looks very nice. You have to be carefull with this shingle though as they seem to scuff fairly easy being so light in color. We board even medium pitch roofs when putting this color down.
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The color is god awful IMO and looks green. Nothing silver about it and only resembles the green leaves on a birch tree. LOL. Certainteed also makes star white. I don't see the solaris being an option now with the tax credit being reduced either. Reflectivity will help, ventilation will help more. I think it was certainteed or air vent in conjunction with the University of IL who did a study about 10-12 years ago. Part of this study was to test the thermal transmittance of heat from a properly ventilated roof into the attic space. On a white vs black roof there was a 2 degree internal attic temprature difference. Surface temprature (your hand to the shingle) was about 20 degrees difference.

Like dougger said scuffs are a concern, as they are with all light color shingles.
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