Cool Paint for Temperature Reduction of any Surface
Traditionally, white paint has been used to help keep building surfaces cool by reflecting many of the sun’s rays. Dark color paint can be aesthetically pleasing, but can also lead to a warmer home. With cool paints, dark colors can now be cool. We use some of the leading brands in cool paint to give the homeowner several options. Some homeowners may be unaware that what you use for the exterior of a building can affect the interior energy usage. In other words, the more heat is reflected off a building, the less energy is being used to keep your home cool on the inside.
It’s Hot and Getting Hotter
The removal of vegetation which reflects heat and replaced with buildings which absorb heat creates a phenomenon called “urban heat island”. It’s a 5F-10F increase in the city. If we use heat reflective material in our homes and buildings, cities could save in the billions.
SAVE UP TO 22%
on your electrical bills
In a study done by Los Angeles residence in U.S.- D.O.E. Cool Wall Paints in, 2007, by adding cool paint through your home and your roof, you can see savings of up to 22% in your electrical bills.
just by using cool paint.
Cool paints can cool your home by as much as 34% to 70% depending on theTotal Solar reflectance (TSR) of each color. White cool paints can increase by as much as 80% on average.