New materials make cool roofs more viable option for homes built to green standards

New composite materials and manufacturing processes have produced coatings with color properties that make cool roof shingles an option for many pitched roofs.

February 08, 2013

New composite materials and manufacturing processes have produced coatings with color properties that make cool roof shingles an option for many pitched roofs. Cool roofs are most effective in parts of the country where cooling costs represent the bulk of home energy use for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

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