What Makes Metal Roofs Sustainable and Eco-Friendly?

By Stacy Mellete

One of the best ways you can make a positive impact on the environment is by using sustainable building materials. A metal roofing system is sustainable and environmentally friendly because of its incredible durability and energy efficiency.

Affordable Roofing Systems, the top roofing contractor in Tampa FL, explains more:



A metal roofing system is 100% recyclable at the end of its life span, so you don’t have to worry about your metal roof taking up space in a landfill. In addition, many metal roofs on the market use up to 40% recycled material in their composition, making a metal roof one of the most eco-friendly options for your building or home. Choose a metal roofing system if you want to conserve resources or reduce waste.

Durability and Long Life Span 

A metal roof installation is a good investment because of its excellent weather resistance and long service life. You can expect a metal roof to protect your building for many decades. You also help save landfill space if you use a metal roof because you won’t have to replace your roof as often as others. Metal roofing systems are immune to long-term sun exposure and moisture and are not vulnerable to decay and deterioration. They are strong enough to withstand severe weather.

Energy Efficiency 

A metal roof can also improve your home or building’s energy efficiency and reduce its energy consumption. This is because metal roofs can reflect the sun’s heat away from your building, helping to keep your interior cool. This makes it easy for the HVAC system to maintain your desired temperature.

Our metal roofing systems can enhance the energy efficiency and weather resistance of your home or commercial building. Affordable Roofing Systems is a third-generation family-owned company that is fully licensed, insured and certified, we offer metal roofing in Tampa FL.

We’ve established a reputation for quality workmanship and our installers are fully trained in the latest roofing techniques and technologies. Call us at (813) 542-8462 to learn more about our services and products. You can also ask for a free estimate. We serve Tampa, St Petersburg and many areas in FL.

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Our Roofing Solutions

Your roof has an important job to do to keep your home dry, but it can also be an impressive home feature.


Our stone coated steel roofing system is available in a wide range of styles including Tile, Shake, Slate, and Shingle, and in a variety of colors. We’ll help you to choose one that will fit your home’s style and your budget.


As the most-used roofing type across North America, asphalt strikes a balance between price and durability, with a life expectancy of up to 20. Shingles are available for those who want affordable, genuine slate roofing.


Tile roofs offer unparalleled value when cost per year of use is factored in. While upfront costs are higher, customers who choose a clay or concrete tile roof will enjoy the aesthetics and quality for a lifetime.


Metal roofs today come in a wide array of colors and finishes. Innovations in metal roofing technology have significantly enhanced the performance of metal roofs.

TPO Membrane

TPO can be installed to any scale with some of the world’s largest building utilizing TPO roofing systems – it comes in strips typically 8ft 10ft and 12ft wide that are heat welded on site.

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