You will need to repair your roof if you have a business or plan on opening one. The services offered by the best Silicone Roof Company like Polo International include a range of roof repairs. While some services may be immediate and only focus on your property’s appearance, others can provide more long-term value. Roof repairs can […]
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 […]
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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President Obama’s energy adviser has suggested all the world’s roofs should be painted white as part of efforts to slow global warming. Professor Steven Chu, the US Energy Secretary, said the unusual proposal would mean homes in hot countries would save energy and money on air conditioning by deflecting the sun’s rays. More pale surfaces […]