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Can the Cool Roof Concept Work on Parking Lots?

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Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California are testing whether the cool roof concept could apply to parking lots. They're considering coatings in yellow, blue and green and will collect data over time to see how they fare. However, the researchers also note that concrete lots reduce the heat island effect, too, because of their naturally light color. 

Source: A September 17 article from the Web site Triple Pundit, which was included in the September 18 edition of the AGC SmartBrief e-newsletter. Read more.

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