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After experiencing one of the hottest Junes in U.S. history, people who live in urban communities have a new
appreciation for the “heat island effect.” Coat ‘N” Cool is a company that produces a high tech coating for high
temperature areas to help reduce energy costs and “cool down” a building.
Here is Coat ‘N’ Cool’s own description on how their “Greenovation” works:
Solar radiation can heat a building’s exterior by 90° over the ambient temperature, which can be absorbed and
increase the building’s interior temperature by 15°F to 20°F. This phenomenon is known as heat transfer. R-Value
insulation such as foam or fiberglass, act to slow the flow of heat from hot to cooler areas, but do not stop it.
Coat ‘N’ Cool® roof coating systems reflect and dissipate this solar radiation, stopping it from entering in the first
place. Coat ‘N’ Cool® roof coating systems reflect up to 84% of the Sun’s heat, resulting in a net cooling effect,
reducing the cost of energy used for cooling by 10% to 30%.
A Positive Impact on the Environment
Coat ‘N’ Cool’s reflective coating may reduce 10 tons of CO2 emissions for every 1,000 sq. ft. of roof by using a
Coat ‘N’ Cool color choice with a solar reflectance of 60% or higher. Likewise, a cool roof also helps reduce the heat
buildup of a structure and therefore the Heat Island Effect of a structure in an urban setting. Because it reflects
the Sun’s rays instead of absorbing them, a cool roof also lasts longer than a traditional dark roof and requires less
maintenance, thus helping to reduce the amount of solid waste that goes into landfills.
Coat ‘N’ Cool can make a tremendous impact on your energy bills and sustainability efforts. To learn more about
this Greenovation visit coatncool.com