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In The Tropics A Green Roof Is White

John Herbert, hong kong energy saving expert, BEAM expert
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A Green Roof is a white reflective roof in the tropics, lowering solar gain lowers the cost of air conditioning, it is that simple.

Compared with the typical lawn on the roof, a roof finished with a material with high SRI properties reflects more solar energy than it absorbs, that reduces heating by the sun, lowering air conditioning demand, and operating costs.

A white reflective roof is a greener roof in the tropics

A white roof is a green roof in the tropics lowering the cooling demand and therefore lowering the cost of air conditioning

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