Consumer Energy Center: Cool Roofs


Subject:
Home & Housing , Architecture , California: Home & Housing , Building & Construction , Roofs , Energy Conservation , Energy

Description:
Collection of resources on cool roofs, "highly reflective and emissive materials that stay 50 to 60 degrees F cooler in the summer sun, thereby reducing energy costs, improving occupant comfort, cutting maintenance costs, increasing the life cycle of the roof, and contributing to the reduction of urban heat islands and associated smog." Includes a FAQ addressing specifications and rebates in California and links to related websites. From the California Energy Commission.

Publisher:
California Energy Commission

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.consumerenergycenter.org/coolroof/


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