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Cool roof

A white roof reflects and emits the sun’s heat back to the sky instead of transferring it to the building below.
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Cool roofs come with myriad benefits on both micro and macro levels, according to the Global Cool Cities Alliance, an advocacy group for solar reflective urban surfaces.
Dewater being needed for landscaping and partment of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found that in addition to reducing air temperatures, cool roofs can also save water.
On June 15, the city announced an initiative to prevent heat related deaths and injuries that expands on the Cool Roofs program called "Cool Neighborhoods NYC.
The Cool Roof Time Machine will speed the introduction of high-performance cool roofs both in the United States and globally.
Cool roofs can still be made of standard GI roofs covered by a highly reflective type of paint or highly reflective tiles or shingles.
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Recently we launched a new technology for cool roofs which is perfect for the growing demand for energy-efficient cool reflective roof coatings (CRRC) in the Middle East region," said Moosa Al Moosa, president of Dow Mena and Turkey.
The idea of a cold weather penalty for cool roofs has been in circulation for some time.
When applied to exterior roof surfaces, cool roofs coatings will help reduce the amount of air conditioning required in hot climates by reflecting solar heat rather than absorbing it.
Cool roofs can help conserve energy, money, and the environment.
Using a suite of regional climate simulations, Matei Georgescu and colleagues assessed the ability of commonly proposed urban adaptation strategies, such as green roofs, cool roofs, and hybrid approaches to ameliorate the warming due solely to so-called megapolitan expansion.
Some of the strategies the Army will use to reduce energy and water consumption, optimize energy efficiencies and performance, and reduce negative impacts on the environment include cool roofs, solar water heating, and storm water management.