Research

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Heat Island Group:
http://heatisland.lbl.gov/

Cool Science:
http://heatisland.lbl.gov/coolscience/cool-science-cool-roofs

White roofing and urban temperatures:
http://whiteroofproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Academic-White-Roofs-Urban

Efficacy of Cool Roofs City to City:
http://newscenter.lbl.gov/feature-stories/2011/07/26/efficacy-of-cool-roofs-varies-from-city-to-city/

Global Model Confirms: Cool Roofs Can Offset Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Mitigate Global Warming:
http://newscenter.lbl.gov/news-releases/2010/07/19/cool-roofs-offset-carbon-dioxide-emissions/
Positive effects of vegetation urban heat island and green roofs

Calculate Your Cost Savings

http://www.roofcalc.com/

Learn More from our Friends at Global Cool Cities Alliance

http://www.globalcoolcities.org/?page_id=33

Solar Panels and White Roofs: A Great Pair

Multiple studies assert that white roofing improves the effectiveness of solar panels by preventing a rooftop from heating up beyond the optimal temperature at which panels perform.

http://whiteroofproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/For-profit-White-and-Solar.pdf