Builders now have a solution designed to combine the beauty of real slate with 21st century technology, the TruSlate Premium Roofing System from GAF/Elk. It is said to be an easy-to-install genuine slate roof that is affordable for property owners and builders alike.
- Product From The Tapco Group
The Tapco Group's InSpire Slate is Energy Star-qualified and available in nine colors. The roofing uses advanced pigment technology to provide high solar reflectance and radiate heat away from the roof, cutting peak cooling demand by up to 15 percent. The line complements InSpire Slate Mixes and InSpire Cedar Shake products from the company.
- Product From CertainTeed Corporation
Symphony composite slate roofing by CertainTeed is formed with the texture and contours of real quarried slate. It is designed to mimic the look and feel of natural slate, yet is lighter, more durable and costs a fraction of the price. It is an Energy Star-qualified product.
- Product From Ecostar
EcoStar now offers Beveled tiles as part of the Majestic Slate Designer Series. The family of Majestic Slate Designer Series includes Beveled, Chisel Point and Beaver Tail tiles, all manufactured using 100 percent recyclable rubber and plastic polymers. With a distinct Victorian style, the Beveled tiles' scalloped edges offer historic appeal and the aesthetic appeal and unique color palette of the Beveled tiles can be used alone or intermixed with Majestic Slate traditional tiles. Manufactured to replicate the smaller size of Eastern United States slate, Colonial offers the look at one-quarter the weight.
- Product From OFIC North America Inc
Onduvilla shingles from Ondura are made from recycled fibers and infused with bitumen (asphalt), resulting in a durable and lightweight roofing system. Each shingle also has a three-tone color finish, which gives them the raised appearance of traditional Mediterranean roofs. Onduvilla’s light and flexible design makes it fit seamlessly with all standard roof structures. The shingles are made from more than 50-percent post-consumer recycled fiber (ISO-14021) and use natural pigments for coloration. Five colors are available: Tuscany red, spruce green, Florentino terra cotta, siena brown and oxidian black. Weight per square is approximately 90 lbs.
- Product From Boral Bricks
Boral crafted their Monterey Slate 600 roof tile from clay. Designed for the wood shake replacement market or to replace asphalt roofs, the tile emulates the look of hand-split cedar shake. The roof tile weighs less than 600 pounds per square, which is up to 40 percent less than a standard product.
- Product From DaVinci Roofscapes
Davinci Roofscapes introduces the Bellaforté Shake polymer roofing tile line. Featuring snap-fit tabs and a self alignment ledge, the 12-in. tiles come in 49 colors and a selection of five color blends, including abruzzo, espresso, tuscano, verona and harbor gray. A square includes 100 pieces and weighs 190 pounds. The tiles come with a 50-year limited warranty and are 100 percent recyclable.
- Product From Mastic Home Exteriors by Ply Gem
Mastic Home Exteriors by Ply Gem's portfolio of low-maintenance vinyl, aluminum and injection molded siding products now includes five rich new color options, including Corn Silk, Autumn Harvest, Misty Shadow, Vineyard Grove and Red Cedar. Color experts, architects and designers were consulted to provide builders and remodelers with on-trend exterior colors that meet the demands of today’s homeowners. These warm and inviting colors are reminiscent of America’s classic homes, evoking the traditional styles popular among homeowners.
- Product From GAF Materials Corporation
GAF has announced two new lifetime shingles: Grand Sequoia IR and Sienna. Grand Sequoia IR Specialty Shingles are a Class 4 impact-resistant version of the Lifetime Designer Shingles. They feature oversized tabs and a wood-shake look. Sienna Lifetime Designer Shingles have a diamond-shaped design with artisan-crafted shapes and a dimensional look. Four custom colors are available.
- Product From Huber Engineered Woods
ZIP System structural roof and wall panels from Huber Engineered Woods have built-in protective moisture/water barriers and specially designed seam-sealing ZIP System tape that eliminate housewrap and felt. The ZIP System roof panels provide the code-recognized combination structural roof panel and underlayment all-in-one on which shingles and other approved roof coverings can be directly applied.
- Product From MFM Building Products
MFM Building Products' ShingleStarter is a self-adhering waterproofing membrane that eliminates the need to cut shingle tabs. The asphalt adhesive membrane bonds to the roofing substrate and comes with a sealing strip to prevent wind uplift at the roof edge. It seals around nails, staples, punctures and other fasteners. The 50-mil granulated products measures 7.2 in wide by 33 1/2 in. long.