NRECA: Cool roofs maximize energy efficiency in warm climates

01/10/2013 |

Cool roofs can help maximize energy efficiency in houses that use more energy for cooling than heating, according to this article on the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association website. The roofs help reduce energy use by reflecting the sun's rays and removing additional heat through thermal emission. New materials and manufacturing processes make cool roofs available in several colors and even for pitched roofs.

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