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Roofing Contractor: White or Black ?

04.10.2013

The author proposes to get back to thinking about the basics of building science. Let’s start thinking about buildings as if there was no air conditioning or heating. What color roof would make the building most comfortable to use? It certainly depends on location (geography and climate), building proportions and the amount of insulation in the roof system. If that’s how we start the roof color discussion, then the answers should come easily.

Author: James R. Kirby, AIA

Source: Roofing Contractor

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