Corona, Calif. — DECRA Roofing Systems, the leading manufacturer of stone coated steel roofing products in North America, offers ENERGY STAR rated color, Mist Grey, in both DECRA Tile and DECRA Shake. With a long-standing reputation for performance, longevity, versatility and beauty, DECRA Tile and Shake now also offers energy savings.
Meeting the requirements of LEED ® Site Selection Credit 7.2 - Heat Island Effect, the new Mist Grey color is Energy Star compliant and meets the minimum emissivity of .9 when tested in accordance with ASTM E408. DECRA’s Mist Grey color also meets and exceeds the initial solar reflectance of a roofing product to meet ENERGY STAR requirements of being greater than or equal to .25 when tested in accordance with ASTM E903.
The DECRA Shake and DECRA Tile profiles in Mist Grey, both offer point possibilities for LEED certified projects with the ability to earn 1 point for Site Selection Credit 7.2 – Heat Island Effect. Any of the DECRA products, in any color, can be used to attain LEED points in Water Efficiency, credits 1.1 & 1.2 when used with a captured rain system, and Material & Resources, credits 4.1 & 4.2 because of recycled content of the steel. Other points are also available in Materials & Resources and in Innovation & Design, depending on the project.
As an ENERGY STAR Partner and Member U.S. Green Building Council, DECRA is committed to sustainable building as shown with the introduction of the Mist Grey ENERGY STAR-rated color.
Both DECRA Tile and DECRA Shake allow maximum design flexibility while enhancing all types of projects. They can be used in re-roof and new construction applications. The systems are not only strong but also a mere 1-1/2 pounds per square foot installed. These high-performance, no-hassle products feature steel substrates that are coated with acrylic stone chips that create a long lasting and attractive exterior. With impact resistance (Class 4), fire resistant (Class A) and the ability to withstand winds up to 120 mph (Dade County approved), the DECRA Tile and Shake profiles deliver. The end result is a superior roofing tile that is supported by a 50-year limited warranty offering long sustainable life. DECRA Roofing Systems can be found on a diverse range of residential and commercial projects throughout North America. For more information about DECRA Roofing Systems, call 877-GO-DECRA or visit www.decra.com.