Energy Star

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The EPA introduced the Energy Star program in 1992 to help increase the energy efficiency of household products and appliances.  Americans spend about $40 billion per year just on air conditioning, which represents about 1/6 of all the electricity produced.  So the Energy Star program has been extended to cool roofing, which reduces the heat load on your air conditioner.  Here’s a quote from EnergyStar.gov: ENERGY STAR qualified roof products can help reduce the amount of air conditioning needed in buildings, and can reduce peak cooling demand by 10-15 percent.  Here’s a link to GAF’s market-leading residential cool shingle options and a link to commercial cool roofing options including our TPO roofing and Topcoat products. 



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