Have you ever gone outside on a sunny day wearing dark clothing? If you have, you know how hot it can get. The dark-colored clothing is absorbing all the sunlight, making you hotter. That’s what it’s like when you don’t use a cool roof.
Cool roofs are liquid applied roofs or roof coatings that have been designed to reflect more sunlight and absorb less heat than a standard roof. There are benefits to installing a cool roof, and nearly any type of building can benefit from them. Take a look at some of the benefits.
Lower Energy Bill
As you can imagine standard dark roofs absorb much more heat than a cool roof. Did you know that dark roofs can reach temperatures up to 150 degrees Fahrenheit or more in the summer sun? That’s almost 50 degrees hotter than the temperature of a cool roof. Installing cool roofs can help lower energy costs by reducing air conditioning needs in that heat.
Improve Indoor Air Comfort
If you’ve ever stepped out into your garage or sat under your covered patio on a hot sunny day and it felt like you were in a sauna, you might want to think about cool roofs. Installing cool roofs will also improve the indoor air comfort of spaces that do not have air condition. As stated above, the cool roofs can keep roof surfaces much cooler than your standard roof, and it’s no different on the roof of your garage or patio. They will help you stay comfortable no matter where you go, with or without air conditioning.
Extend Roof Service Life
Did you know that increased roof temperatures can affect the life expectancy of your roof? The UV rays from the sun send a thermal shock to the roof materials causing them to expand and contract. The constant expanding and contracting take a toll on your roof, causing a need for repairs or replacements much sooner than wanted.
Some other benefits include:
- Help reduce the urban heat island
- Labor Efficiency
Elite Roofing Services provides all types of solutions for your cool roofing requirements and will assist you with restoring your roof to its maximum performance. Our services have catered to the unique needs of commercial, industrial, and residential applications with the strongest and most reliable cool roof systems. Our cool roofs are backed by Industry-Leading Guarantees. Elite Roofing Services will take care of all your roofing needs; reroofing, repairs, and maintenance. To install your cool roof or for more information, visit our website or give us a call today at 877-630-0081.