SA Roofing October 2016 // Issue: 84 - Page 12

ADVERTORIAL Steel roofing turns green into gold Globally, the building industry provides 5 to 10% of employment and generates between five and 10% of its GDP. On the negative side, the built environment accounts for 40% of energy consumption, 40% of CO2 emissions, 30% of the consumption of natural resources, 30% of waste generation and 20% of water consumption. House strey: Metal roofing is ideal for water harvesting applications. 10 O C TO B E R 2 016