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Excellent Resources for Cool Roofing

Posted by Nicole Gale on Thu, Jul 09, 2015 @ 11:30 AM

Cool Roof Rating Council – CRRC

crrc-charter-memberThe CRRC is an excellent resource for building owners who are looking for information and benefits on cool roofing, types of cool roof products, articles, rebate information and more. The main objective of the CRRC is to provide credible ratings for solar reflectance and thermal emittance of new and aged cool roofing materials – view their large rated products directory. Click here for a list of AcryShield CRRC rated products.

ENERGY STAR

energy-star-partner-logoEnergy Star provides a directory of roofing products that save money and energy by reducing the amount of air conditioning needed to cool a building. They focus on cool roof products that reduce energy consumption and peak cooling demand. Click here to view Energy Star Compliant AcryShield Roof Coatings.

Cool Roof Calculators:

  1. For Large Buildings: U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory estimates energy and peak demand for large facilities with flat roofs that do not have a black surface.
  2. For Small to Medium Sized Buildings: U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory estimates cooling and heating savings for smaller facilities with flat roofs that do not have a black surface.
  3. R.E.S.T. (Roof Energy Savings Tool) - REST software is an innovative and comprehensive modeling tool developed by National Coatings to help building owners and facility professionals evaluate various roofing systems in terms of their impact on building energy use.

Selecting a Cool Roof System Installer

National Coatings has a group of roofing contractors who are approved applicators for Cool Roof Coating Systems. These contractors have excellent reputations among other contractors, building owners and suppliers. They have consistent records of high quality applications of Cool Roof Systems and are recognized by roofing organizations. Contact us for an approved applicator in your area. If you are interested in joining our team of highly recommended Cool Roof Coating applicators, click here.

Cool Roof Rebates and Incentives

DSIRE is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and provides a great search tool for incentives for renewables and efficiency based on your state/location.

For more information on Cool Roofing download our FREE guides:

The Ins and Outs of Cool Roof Terminology

Cool Roof Buyer’s Guide

What’s the Difference between a “Cool Roof” versus a “Normal” Roof?

Commercial Roofing Contractors

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