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Guide to Cool Roofs

Image of Publication Cover Traditional dark-colored roofing materials absorb sunlight, making them warm in the sun and increasing the need for air conditioning. White or special "cool color" roofs absorb less sunlight, stay cooler.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Released: 2011
Pages: 2
Publication ID: 329
Item number: 329

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