Monday, October 31, 2011

Painting Your Roof White Doesn't Work Against Climate Change

Painting roofs white has been--like changing lightbulbs--one of the well-cited easy ways out of climate change. By reflecting more light and heat back to the atmosphere, a white roof should act like a natural anti-warming device, while also reducing your energy costs by keeping your house cool in the summer. Turns out, painting your roof white would be simply a massive waste of white paint.

Source: Fast Company

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