Energy Efficient Roofing for Your Ft. Lauderdale Home
April 16, 2013 | By: jenny fresard
In: Florida Roofing Blog
In Ft. Lauderdale and throughout South Florida, energy efficient roofing can save the homeowner a significant amount of money on their FPL electrical bill. In fact if you subscribe to FPL’s online bill payment program you’ll see a nice graphic that compares the average temperature for the month to your monthly cost of electricity. Not surprisingly, the hotter it gets the higher the bill.
In Florida, roofing is the first line of defense against our blazing summer heat. Depending on what your roof is constructed of, it can deflect the heat of the sun reducing your need to run the air, or it can absorb it and transfer heat to the interior of your home. Obviously if you have a choice you would prefer the former