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Study: Ruby is the New White for Roofs

A new study suggests that dark colored roofs can stay just as cool as those painted white, according to research from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


Study: Cool Roofs Beat Heat in all Climes

New research suggests reflective roof coatings and other technologies work to combat the “urban heat island effect” even in cities covered in snow for several months out of the year.


‘Cool Roof’ Made to Boost Energy Efficiency

The new Kemperol Reflect 2K FR cool roof system is said to dramatically reduce the impact of infrared rays, while improving building energy efficiency.


Study: Heat Improves Cool Roof Effect

A recent study suggests that white roofs can decrease the amount of urban heat island effect during a heat wave, according to research from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


Roof Coatings Group Reports Success

With 2015 having come to a close, the association that represents roof coatings manufacturers has announced that it achieved five strategic goals and a successful merger with another associa...


Glass Paint Designed to Cool Roofs

From metal roofs to naval ships, a novel coating can supposedly keep surfaces at air temperature under the sun and prevent premature aging.


Glass-Based Coating to Protect Ships

A researcher at Johns Hopkins University set out to develop an environmentally friendly coating to deflect the damaging heat and rays of the sun and prolong the life of metal structures.


Reflective Roof Coating to Save Energy

GAF has introduced a water-based acrylic roof coating billed as a durable, protective weathering layer for low-slope roofs.


Study: White Roofs Keep the Temp Down

Researchers at Queensland University of Technology have discovered that a certain reflective, white coating can decrease a building’s inside temperature when it’s applied to the roof.


Aging Roofs 3 Years in 3 Days

BERKELEY, CA—A “cool roof time machine” developed at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory could help dramatically speed the spread of cool-roof technology worldwide.


Silicone Roof Coating Debuts

Roof coatings and waterproofing maker R.M. Lucas Co. has rolled out a silicone coating designed for flat roofs that retain water.


Cooling Roofs in the Middle East

Dow Construction Chemicals will turn to the Middle East to manufacture a new cool-roof coating material designed for the environmental rigors of that region.


Membrane Aims to Resuscitate Roofs

Facility owners considering roof replacement may buy more time with a new coating system from the Garland Company, the manufacturer says.


Garland Bows Roof Restoring Coating

The Garland Company has introduced a highly reflective, low-odor, rubber coating designed to waterproof and restore metal roof and wall panels.


Roof Membrane Reflects, Protects

AVM Industries Inc. has introduced Sky Roof Coating 880, a two-part, water-based 100 percent polyurethane membrane designed for horizontal and vertical waterproofing.


New Roof Membrane Reflects, Protects

Waterproofing products supplier AVM Industries has rolled out a two-part liquid-applied roof membrane for horizontal and vertical waterproofing.


 
 
   

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