Bellaforté Tiles from DaVinci Roofscapes Meet Highest Wind, Fire and Impact Standards

DaVinci Roofscapes has introduced the new snap fit self-locating Bellaforté, which incorporates an integrated rain gutter, leading edge tab and rain dam, in a 12-in. slate profile.Bellaforté roofing tiles use a third less material than traditional synthetic and natural slate shingles, saving resources and reducing the tile weight. A square of Bellaforté roofing tile weighs just 185 pounds, helping reduce both installation time and landfill load due to reduced construction waste.This makes it an ideal product for geographic areas that have extreme codes and needs, such as California and Florida. Bellaforte has been designed to meet the highest standards for wind, fire and impact.In addition, the product has a 50-year warranty—a good investment with ROI for an apartment or condo complex. Also, Bellaforte roofing tiles will be available in DaVinci’s EcoBlend colors. These colors reflect and emit the sun’s heat back to the sky rather than transferring it to the building below. This helps reduce energy costs. The cool roofs, according to the Cool Roof Rating Council, can save energy and reduce global warming mitigation and help reduce urban heat island effect and smog.  The tiles are available in slate black and slate gray and are 100 percent