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What Does Title 24 Mean for Your California Roofing Business?

Title 24, Part of the California Code of Regulations contains Building Energy Efficiency Standards designed to help reduce the state’s energy consumption. The California Energy Commission estimates that its energy efficiency standards have saved Californians more than $74 billion in reduced electricity bills since 1977.

While Title 24 is applicable only in California, other states may adopt similar energy standards in the future as energy consumption increases and strategies to reduce energy usage move further into the spotlight in the U.S.

GAF has a strong commitment to reducing energy consumption. GAF has just launched Timberline HD® Reflector Series™ Shingles, a new affordable cool shingle line. These shingles meet the prescriptive requirements of 2013 Title 24, Part 6, of the California Code of Regulations, are rated by the Cool Roofing Rating Council and meet the Los Angeles Green Building Code. Plus, they offer the beauty, performance, and Advanced Protection® Shingle Technology that comes with the GAF Timberline® brand.

Check out gaf.com/24 to see the new Timberline HD® Reflector Series™ Shingles, available in these seven colors: Aged Chestnut, Coastal Slate, Sagewood, Sandalwood, Birchwood, Copper Canyon, and Golden Amber.

The following GAF Shingles are also rated by the Cool Roof Rating Council for use in Title 24 projects and meet the Los Angeles Green Building Code:

Timberline® Cool Series® Shingles, Cool Antique Slate, Cool Barkwood, and Cool Weathered Wood

Glenwood® Shingles, Golden Prairie

Timberline Ultra HD® Shingles, Birchwood

Timberline® American Harvest® Shingles, Amber Wheat

Timberline® Natural Shadow® Shingles, Arctic White

Royal Sovereign® Shingles, Desert Sand, White

If you work and specify jobs in California, it’s important to keep in mind all the options available for your homeowners to choose a beautiful shingle to meet their cool roofing needs.
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