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Can Roof Coatings Help Offset Energy Costs for Your Building?

Offset Energy Costs Commercial Roofing CoatingsRoof coatings come with lots of great benefits, one of these advantages being reduced energy costs – the roof coating of the right type and color can reduce the amount of heat absorbed by the roof from solar radiations and can also reduce the amount of heat that slips out through the roof.

The two features are called solar reflectance and thermal emittance, both measures on a scale from 0 to 1 – the higher value of the parameter offered by your roofing material and roof coating, the cooler the roof. The roof coatings that offer the highest solar reflectance are usually light-colored products because light hues reflect the suns’s rays more efficiently than darker shades. Thermal emittance depends more on the material of the coating than on the color – there are many great coating products available that seal the roof’s surface and prevent the air that you heat or cool inside with so much cost from slipping out.

Beside increased energy efficiency San Antonio TX commercial roofing coatings provide many other benefits as well. Being made from durable materials, roof coatings can efficiently increase the durability of your roof, too, they can also improve the comfort enjoyed by the building’s occupants and it improves the appearance of your entire building, too.

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