MonierLifetile is introducing an online interactive energy efficiency calculator for use by the building community and home buyers. The sophisticated online tool demonstrates cost savings that can be achieved with concrete roof tile.
IRVINE, Calif. - MonierLifetile is introducing an
online interactive energy efficiency calculator for use by the building
community and home buyers. The sophisticated online tool demonstrates cost
savings that can be achieved with concrete roof tile.
The Energy Efficient Roof Calculator enables the
homebuyer to measure the energy savings for a house with ventilated concrete
roof tile. The interactive tool will calculate the home buyer’s potential
energy savings based on the individual’s region and product choice. The
calculations are arrived at by considering an average single-family home, and
allowing for variable factors such as climate zone, heating source, local
tariffs and style of concrete tile. The calculator can be accessed by clicking on the Energy Efficient Roof Calculator
button in the Energy Efficient Roof System section on the home page of www.monierlifetile.com.
The Monier Technical Center
in Europe developed the calculations in
conjunction with MonierLifetile. The Energy Efficient Roof Calculator uses
precise formula calculations, taking into account the thermal mass of the tile
and the flow of air between the tile and the deck. Thermal mass is an important
aspect of concrete roof tile as it slows down the heating and cooling
According to Chris Doelle, vice president sales and marketing
for MonierLifetile, the online calculator is unique in the marketplace and will
be a critical tool for builders, roofing contractors and energy consultants.
“Finally, our trade partners have a way to clearly demonstrate to their
customers the significant cost savings that concrete roof tile offers,” said
Doelle. “Consumers are looking for energy efficient homes and concrete tile
roofing is an affordable solution,” he added.
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Monier Launches Energy Efficiency Calculator
December 14, 2009