The popularity of silicone roofing systems in Fort Lauderdale has continued to grow as more people learn the benefits. Although a silicone roof coating system looks almost the same as conventional materials, it is entirely different. These differences can provide multiple advantages over traditional roofing materials. A building’s roof is an important investment that should […]
Commercial roofing and roof repair often require a significant financial investment. That’s why it’s important to find quality commercial roofing companies in Fort Lauderdale that provide reliable, lasting services to ensure you get the most out of your silicone roofing investment. If you’re searching for a reputable commercial roofing company in Fort Lauderdale, there are […]
View a video of previous US Energy Secretary Steven Chu on the benefits of silicone roofing systems or “white roofs.”
Since being appointed as the Secretary of Energy, Dr. Steven Chu has been talking all about the benefits of white roofs. Now he’s going to put his own department where his mouth is by mandating that all new roofs on Energy Department buildings be either white or reflective.
SAN FRANCISCO — Returning to their ranch-style house in Sacramento after a long summer workday, Jon and Kim Waldrep were routinely met by a wall of heat. “We’d come home in the summer, and the house would be 115 degrees, stifling,” said Mr. Waldrep, a regional manager for a national company. He or his wife […]
The Associated Press reports that when the temperature on a roof is measured with an infrared gun, white roofs can be 45 degrees cooler than conventional dark-colored roofing material. This difference means cooler indoors that need less air conditioning to cool, which makes a building more energy efficient. This “cool roof” program has taken off […]
To help combat global warming and urban heating, we might just need to paint the town white. A new modeling study simulated the effects of painting roofs white to reflect incoming solar rays and found that it could help cool cities and reduce the effects of global warming. The feasibility of such an initiative for […]
NEW YORK — Herb Van Gent points his infrared gun at a square of still-unpainted gray shingle and clicks the trigger. He gets an immediate temperature reading: 143 degrees and rising. Then he aims it five feet away to a square of roof I have just painted: 98 degrees and decreasing. He smiles. “A 45-degree […]
If every degree Fahrenheit counts in stabilizing the climate, then painting the roofs of city buildings white could offer a significant payoff, according to the first computer modeling study of an idea that’s taken hold in cities around the world. “Our research demonstrates that white roofs, at least in theory, can be an effective method […]
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