natural slate roofing

CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate, a sustainable product committed to environmental protection

 

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Natural slate is a sustainable product committed to environmental protection. Thanks to its natural properties, natural slate is only submitted to the processes of extraction and shaping. It requires no additional treatment, substantially reducing CO2 emissions into the atmosphere.

CLIMATE CHANGE

Building the roof deck of your house (1,350 sq ft) with natural slate instead of fiber cement shingles avoids the emission of more than 7.8 tons of CO2, to our atmosphere, which equals to the emissions an average USA car produces in 18,000 miles. Source: http://www.epa.gov/otaq/climate/documents/420f11041.pdf

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WATER CONSUMPTION

Building the roof deck of your house (1,350 sq ft) with natural slate instead of fiber cement shingles saves approximately 11,500 gallons of water, roughly equivalent to the daily water consumption of approximately 120 USA citizens. Source: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1344/

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FOSSIL FUEL DEPLETION

Building the roof deck of your house (1,350 sq ft) with natural slate instead of fiber cement shingles saves approximately 21,000 kWh, roughly equivalent to the annual electric consumption of 2 average American households source: http://www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.cfm?id=97&t=1

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CUPA PIZARRAS has achieved ISO 14001:2000 certification in recognition of its work made on preserving the environment.

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