Copper offers a character and durability that no other metal roof can match. Its appearance can complement any style of building, from the traditional to the modern. When properly designed and installed, a copper roof provides an economical, long-term roofing solution. Unlike many other metal roofing materials, copper requires no painting or finishing.
The use of copper is based upon traditional practices proven over many years. There are numerous copper roofs which have been in place one or more centuries.
Copper's resistance to the elements ranks among the highest of modern roofing materials. Outdoors, copper with its warm bronze tones will gradually attain an attractive, stable patina caused by the natural weathering process.
In the United States copper, is mined primarily in the southwest however, it is recycled, over and over, without any loss of performance, and rarely lost from the world’s resources. Almost half of North America’s demand for copper is met with recycled material.