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Universal Design Home Receives Metal Roof Donation

The UDLL Receives Generous Gift from Classic Metal Roofing Systems

COLUMBUS, OH – April 5, 2010 – The Universal Design Living Laboratory (UDLL), a national demonstration home of the future, has received a metal roof donation from Classic Metal Roofing Systems. The aluminum roof will contribute towards the project team’s efforts to make the home green, energy-efficient and an excellent example of a future home for designers.

"Anytime there are new and intriguing endeavors in terms of housing and projects that introduce new ideas, we try to provide an educational component to builders, architects and property owners,” states President Todd Miller of Classic Metal Roofing Systems. “Our products are cutting edge, so we plan to get involved with projects that are educational and provide beneficial change to homebuilding."

The new metal roof will provide the following benefits to the home:

  • Heat-reflective coatings: The pigment of the coatings will keep the roof cooler in warmer weather.
  • Recycled metal content: The aluminum roof is made up of 95% recycled content, specifically recycled beverage cans.
  • Energy-efficient: A gap between the metal roof shingles and the roof deck provides a thermal break, keeping the home cooler in warmer weather.
  • Enduring: The heat-reflective coating is ensured for 40 years. Some homes from the late 1800s are still using their original metal roofs today.
  • Wind and weather resistant: The metal shingles are linked together, making them difficult to fall off due to weather. This metal roof meets class four hail resistance testing.

For more information about metal roofing and its benefits, visit http://www.classicmetalroofingsystems.com. To stay up to date on the construction status of the UDLL, visit the live site cam at http://www.udll.com

About UDLL:
The Universal Design Living Laboratory is a national demonstration home and garden that will bring attention to three critical architectural design and building concepts: universal design, green sustainable building and healthy chemical-free materials. UDLL will serve to help people better understand how to create a more comfortable living environment that will enhance their quality of life. This Universal Design Living Laboratory will act as a resource to learn from – today and tomorrow.

About Classic Metal Roofing Systems:
Classic Metal Roofing Systems manufacture metal roofing products using leading-edge technology and innovation. We provide the highest quality roofing systems for residential and commercial applications that last a lifetime, are eco-friendly, and provide security, longevity, durability and beauty. We are renewing the roofing industry with integrity, customer service and above all, superior aluminum roofing systems.

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