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Cool Roof Energy Efficiency Calculator

Cool Roof Energy Efficiency Calculator

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Cool Roofs are required on industrial buildings...and the rules, of course, are complicated. This online calculator and link to a PDF will help you determine your COOL ROOFING NEEDS.

Cool Roof Calculator for Title 24 Compliance

Title 24, Part 6 is California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standard. This code is especially relevant to the roofing industry in that it includes performance and prescriptive requirements pertaining to roof assemblies. ARMA and the SolarSmart Roofing Alliance, in conjunction with Oak Ridge National Laboratories, have developed these user friendly tools to assist the roofing public on issues specific to California Title 24, Part 6.

Top Questions for Energy Efficiency Problem Solving

  • How much can a reflective roof surface save in energy costs?
  • What is the payback and ROI of a cool roof / reflective roof?
  • Who are the best providers of Title 24-compliant roofing retrofits?

building with cement and carbon footprint reduction The intention of the Question & Answer document is to help explain the roofing options found in Title 24, Part 6 - beyond the application of a reflective roof surface. The CEC-approved calculators determine the prescriptive Title 24, Part 6 trade-off of insulation for surface reflectance for both non-residential new and re-roof situations.

Cool Roof Q&A from California Energy Commission

For more information, please see the California Energy Commission's Blueprint #83 at Download the Cool Roof Q&A from California Energy Commission (pdf)

The Online Cool Roof Calculator

Title 24 Cool Roof Calculator

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