Potential benefits of cool roofs on commercial buildings: conserving energy, saving money, and reducing emission of greenhouse gases and air pollutants

A comprehensive analysis of the impact on energy use, energy cost savings, air pollutants, and greenhouse gas emissions of cool roofs in the United States.  The paper includes detailed maps of impacts.

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Levinson, R. & Akbari, H. (2010). Potential benefits of cool roofs on commercial buildings: conserving energy, saving money, and reducing emission of greenhouse gases and air pollutants. Energy Efficiency, 3(1), 53–109.

Source: Energy Efficiency

Publication Date: December 2009

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