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White Roof, Low Energy

NationSwell | Posted 05.22.2016 | Impact

Traditional roofing materials (like black tar), convert sunlight to heat -- dramatically raising the interior temperatures and increasing cooling costs. Coating a roof white reflects the sunlight, drastically reducing its temperature and that of the building's interior and surrounding environment.

Steven Chu Pushes White Roofs In Fight Against Climate Change | Brit Liggett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Since being appointed as the Secretary of Energy, Dr. Steven Chu has been talking all about the benefits of white roofs. Now he's going to put his own...