Cool roof


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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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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 20, 2019-: Cool Roof Coating Market Share Is Increasing Tremendously Due To Growing Usage of Green Roof Coating Technology And Rising Construction Activities Globally Till 2025 | Million Insights
Urban heat islands are frequently cited as a reason to install a cool roof, but the heat island effect is actually caused by a number of other factors in addition to dark-colored roofs.
"Examples include underbody coatings, weather strips and repair putty for the automotive market, and sealants, floorings and elastomeric cool roof coatings for the construction market."
Summary: Global cool roof coating market research report presents upcoming growth opportunities and industry trends insights through 2018-2027.
International Resource News-May 7, 2019--U S Silica Holdings receives US Patent 10253493 for White Armor(R) Cool Roof Granules
Scientists used a regional weather model to look at how temperatures changed across the study city of Birmingham and the West Midlands, depending on the extent of cool roof deployment.They looked at the hot summers of 2003 and 2006 and found that the intensity of the urban heat island (the urban-rural temperature difference) reached up to 90C for Birmingham city.
Silica Holdings said that the part of its Industrial and Specialty Products business focused on silica sand will increase prices for most of its non-contracted silica sand, cool roof granule, aplite and specialty products used primarily in glass, foundry, paints, coatings, elastomers, roofing, chemicals, recreation, building products and other applications.
A reflective roof, or "cool roof," will have a lower temperature than a dark roof, conducting less heat into the building, hence reducing air conditioning energy use by 10-20 percent.
said Thursday that its industrial and specialty products business has increased prices for the majority of its non-contracted silica sand, cool roof granule, aplite and specialty products used primarily in glass, foundry, paints, coatings, elastomers, roofing, chemical, recreation, building products and other applications.
While cool roof effects during summer seasons appear to be well established, there are potential trade-offs during the winter months because of reduced heat flux into the building.