White roofs offer "easy" way to achieve energy efficiency

01/13/2013 | Liberty Vindicator (Texas), The

White roofs can offer buildings a simple way to reduce their energy use, according to this piece. Roofs painted white can reduce the spike in temperatures and help one-story buildings save up to 15% on air conditioning energy use in one year, according to the Department of Energy. The nonprofit White Roof Project is encouraging property owners to adapt the concept across the country, and plans to promote it across the world in 2014.

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