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Tried and True Approach to Cool Roofs in Cold Climates

November 18, 2016 22:33
In the rush to embrace environmental correctness and lower skyrocketing energy costs, a tried-and-true approach to reflective roofing has been overlooked. Simply put, ballasted roofing will save more energy over time than a reflective roof that becomes discolored from air pollutants.

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At the EPA, All About Ballast

June 02, 2015 03:51
At the EPA, it's all about the ballast. Ballasted roofs, that is. The EPA recently updated its ENERGY STAR website, stating that, “ballasted EPDM roofing systems are a very effective means of significantly lowering the roof top surface temperature similar to reflective roofing products.”

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