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5 Money Saving Benefits of using a White Roof Coating

Posted by Nicole Gale on Thu, Feb 18, 2016 @ 08:00 AM
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Roofs come in many different colors – black, white, gray, sand, as well as custom colors. While colored roofs can aid in the aesthetics of the exterior of your building, white roof coatings provide the greatest amount of cost benefits.

  1. Reduced roof maintenance costs
    White roof coatings contain UV blocking pigments to protect your roof from the sun's destructive UV rays, which happen to be the leading cause of roof degradation.

  2. Need Help? Contact a Roofing  Professional  Zero ObligationLower air conditioning usage and costs
    The UV blocking pigments also reflect a majority of the sun’s heat away from the building, allowing your building to remain cooler while using less air conditioning. This results in lower utility bills and a longer life span for your current air conditioning system. Studies show you can save a total of 7-15% of total cooling costs by using a white roof coating. Harbor Freight Tools installed a National Coatings white roof coating system and was pleased at the noticeably lower air temperature they experienced in their warehouse after the system was installed – click here to check it out.

  3. Rebates
    Depending on where you live, you can qualify for utility rebates. DSIRE is has excellent Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency®

  4. Avoid a costly roof tear-off
    AcryShield white roof coatings can extend your roof indefinitely and are 50-70% less cost than replacing your roof. You are able to keep your business open as usual during installation to avoid any lose in sales or production.

  5. Quick installation
    White roof coatings are spray applied directly over the existing, aged roofing substrate allowing contractors to save on installation time and building owners save money. 
If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of white roof coatings, check out our article Life Cycle Cost Analysis Using Roof Coatings.

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