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Gain Energy Savings While Using Colored Coatings

Posted by Nicole Gale on Thu, Jul 25, 2019 @ 09:31 AM

Gain Energy Savings Using Colored roof coatings

One of the primary benefits of a cool roof coating is to provide a cooler environment inside the building delivering additional comfort and lowered costs associated with energy savings for cooling the building.

Cool roof coatings reflect the sun’s heat away from the roof opposed to traditional roofing, which retains a bulk of the heat. Our roof coatings are comprised of UV blocking pigments that prevent the roofs surface from absorbing the UV rays (which cause the heat) by redirecting these rays back into the atmosphere, away from the building. Typically, coatings that are bright white in color are able to reflect the heat better than dark coatings; however, if a bright white rooftop is not the best choice for your building, you can still benefit from using a colored coating to gaining energy savings.

crrcThe Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) has rated several of NCC’s cool roof coatings in sand and light grey and have determined even after 3 years, these coatings are able to provide plenty of UV resistance. Click here to review all of our CRRC rating products with their testing results.


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