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cool roofThere are different categories in which roofing methods can be classified. Like say metal roofing, slate roofing, etc are considered to be the roofing method which has higher durability period as compared to other roofing methods. Amongst different methods, the cool roof is one of the methods which is newly formed and have grown their roots in the field of constructing the roof. Just like igloos in the cold regions are made a cool roof is prepared and constructed to reflect the sunlight and the intense heat of sun. This roof has many features which can let the homeowners to install cool roofs in their home. Special paint is applied on the roof which reflects the effect of the heat of sin and protects the home from inte4nse heat of the sun.

This paint acts as a sheet on the roof which protects the roof and the home from the hot temperature. Cool roofs are best preferred for the regions having hot temperature almost whole year. Cool roofs are considered more to be installed in the hot regions of the country. Not only paints but tiles or shingles which reflect the sunlight is installed in the roof to maintain the and sustain the roof from hot temperature. These roofs reflect more of heat as compared to other roofing method. It is similar to wearing light colored clothes can keep you to maintain the lower temperature, similarly painting the roof with light colors will help you to maintain the temperature of the roof and will be even energy efficient.

Cool roofs are useful in maintain the energy cost of the home because as it reflects the sun heat less consumption of electricity like AC in the home will be less as compared to other roofing method. This can be helpful for the homeowners to maintain their energy bills every month. In other words the need of air conditioners will reduce to certain extent and the energy consumption will be controlled by the home owners.

As the heat consumption by the roof will be less the attic area in the home will be used by the home owners for living as there will be no more air conditioners to close up more percentage of space in the house. Proper ventilation can be done with the help of cool roofs because the need of air conditions will be less and so the windows in the attic area can be opened and natural light will be available for the homeowners for their home.

The life of cool roof is more just like different roofing methods. The main reason beyond this life extension is the durability of the roof to bear the heat of the sun. Cool roof paint coatings are applied to the roof constructed on the home. Cool roofs have different structure which is more fascinating and beautiful if installed in the home top surface. Cool roofs are considered as environmental friendly roofs which are constructed keeping in mind the matters and the aspects of eco friendly products. The materials or the paint which is used by the roofing contractors in installing the cool roof is eco friendly and does not damage to the nature.