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At Zahn Development, we believe in the power of good design and the value of sustainability.

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We are a full-service design/build, general contracting, and development firm with quality, integrity, and passion at the heart of everything we do. Zahn Development’s forward thinking, contemporary work is settled on a rich foundation that allows us to bring together cutting edge ideas with tried-and-true building practices.

We pride ourselves in understanding our client’s needs and desires for projects of every scope. Whether building an addition to an existing building, a new structure, or a large scale renovation, Zahn has the project team and the commitment to meet your goals.

METAL ROOFING: THE GREEN CHOICE FOR HOUSE BUILDING

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Standing seam metal roofing is favored by architects for the clean, contemporary appearance. It is an alternative to traditional roofing material and contributes to environmental efforts. Metal roofing systems are coated with infrared finishes to reflect the sun’s infrared radiation therefore decreasing energy costs. Metal roofing materials are also 100% recyclable also adding to its environmentally friendly appeal.

As reported by the Cool Metal Roofing Coalition and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, installation of reflective metal roofing can save your home up to 40% in summer cooling energy costs. These benefits mean less money out of your wallet, less dependence on energy resources and less general air pollution in your neighborhood and across the nation.

The basic, unpainted metal roof will reflect much of the solar radiation usually absorbed in your attic and home by an asphalt roof. But, for homes in warmer climates such as South Florida, metal roofing systems not only reflect solar energy but also cool your home by re-emitting most of what solar radiation is absorbed. Where annual cooling loads dominate, a highly reflective and highly emissive metal roof is optimal for reducing energy consumption and can actually re-emit up to 90% of absorbed solar radiation.

Additionally, metal roofing is composed of recycled material reducing landfill waste and promoting quick installation as well as decades of environmentally-sound, maintenance-free strength and beauty.