It's expected that the summer in Hampton Roads will bring us heat, and a lot of it. Were we suprised by the amount of rain? Probably. Either way, you can enjoy the season that much more when you know how best to shield yourself from these extreme elements.
Beat the heat with our 3-Part August post series covering the basics of an energy efficient roofing system.
Is energy efficiency a concern for you? You’re not alone. Every year, Americans spend around $40 billion on air conditioning alone. That’s the equivalent of a sixth of all the electricity the United States consumes annually!
Cool roofs are one of the biggest buzzwords in roof energy efficiency today. They work by reflecting a large fraction of incident solar radiation, dramatically reducing the amount of heat absorbed by your home. They also quickly release whatever amount of heat they end up absorbing.