NASA study reports 42 °F reduction in peak summertime temperature for cool roofs

On March 7, scientists from NASA and Columbia University published a paper reporting significant temperature reduction for white elastomeric cool roofs compared to a standard black asphalt roof at identical location in New York City during June 2011 to August 2011. Summer of 2011 was one of the hott...

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