Growing Demand for 'Cool' Vinyl Roofing
Nationwide demand for vinyl roofing is "growing by leaps and bounds," according to industry experts, who say that demand for reflective white vinyl "cool roofs" has soared in the past five years as California and other states adopted codes encouraging the use of reflective materials.
Reflective Vinyl Roofs Save Energy
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 13, 2001 - Faced with rising energy costs, smart building managers are discovering that light-colored roofs made of vinyl offer a unique solution. Scientists have found that reflective surfaces on top of buildings can play a critical role in cutting energy consumption inside them.