Homeowners are always on the lookout for the best home improvement projects that will boost the energy efficiency, performance and curb appeal of their homes. If you’re one of these types of homeowners, then installing skylights and sun tunnels just might be for you. In this article, residential roofing systems company Balken Roofing discusses the advantages of skylights and sun tunnels, and why they might be a good idea for your home.
Living roofs are covered with vegetation to minimize water runoff, combat the urban heat island effect and absorb less of the sun’s infrared light. They also make a fascinating subject of aerial snapshots.
Skylights are great for daylighting, space enhancement, and even ventilation. However, many homeowners believe that skylights will inevitably become leaky. This notion used to be a fact, but now it’s just a stubborn myth.