Comments on: Cooling Down Heat Islands in Your Neighborhood Cuts Energy Costs http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/04/cooling-down-heat-islands-in-your-neighborhood-cuts-energy-costs/ The EPA Blog Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:49:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: Michael E. Bailey http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/04/cooling-down-heat-islands-in-your-neighborhood-cuts-energy-costs/#comment-19078 Sun, 25 Apr 2010 23:17:35 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=2582#comment-19078 Anything that can be done to reduce heat buildup in urban areas in summer and lower heating bills in winter would be great things, especially now. In some cities around the country a huge number of homeowners are upside down on their mortgages while jobs in the construction industry relating to buildingnew homes have disappeared at the same time. And power and gas utility shutoffs are at record levels. Programs like your’s will certainly help reduce these problems and be a lot more environmentally friendly, too. Best wishes, Michael E. Bailey.

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By: Ambrosia Brown http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/04/cooling-down-heat-islands-in-your-neighborhood-cuts-energy-costs/#comment-19077 Thu, 22 Apr 2010 17:28:46 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=2582#comment-19077 I know this would be more beneficial in warmer climates…. so would this still save energy if you live in the Northern USA?

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By: grosir baju wanita http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/04/cooling-down-heat-islands-in-your-neighborhood-cuts-energy-costs/#comment-19076 Thu, 22 Apr 2010 08:18:07 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=2582#comment-19076 helloo.. I’d like to see test results and an explanation of the science behind the absorbance/reflectance of visible & ultraviolet light for the various materials with varied colored surfaces for both summer and winter . thank you..

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By: ED Gilson http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/04/cooling-down-heat-islands-in-your-neighborhood-cuts-energy-costs/#comment-19075 Wed, 21 Apr 2010 21:13:22 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=2582#comment-19075 I have purchased for resale as well act as a manufacturers representative for 15 years. Our factory is located in Phoenix AZ, Company makes reflective coatings for all types of roof and wall surfaces. Florida Solar Energy Center has conducted tests on white reflective coatings some years ago with great result. On building with no insulation test results displayed 38% savings and on building with other insulation values with an average saving so 27%. Our white reflective coating has a tested reflectance of 86% and an emissivity of 91%
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By: armansyahardanis http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/04/cooling-down-heat-islands-in-your-neighborhood-cuts-energy-costs/#comment-19074 Wed, 21 Apr 2010 20:34:13 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=2582#comment-19074 I am not be patient like the Drexel Smart House (DSH) to build here, where sunlight are overflow in our urban areas. For the future, DSH can contribute to develop “outer space home”.

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By: Showmethemoney http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/04/cooling-down-heat-islands-in-your-neighborhood-cuts-energy-costs/#comment-19073 Wed, 21 Apr 2010 19:38:04 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=2582#comment-19073 I’d like to see test results and an explanation of the science behind the absorbance/reflectance of visible & ultraviolet light for the various materials with varied colored surfaces for both summer and winter .

I’d also like to see the impact of adding paste-on solar photovoltaic panels to the cool roof. Does the added heat gain to the building from the photovoltaic panels offset the electricity produced?

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By: allsolsutionsatonce http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2010/04/cooling-down-heat-islands-in-your-neighborhood-cuts-energy-costs/#comment-19072 Wed, 21 Apr 2010 19:06:02 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=2582#comment-19072 That’s great for summer. Got a solution for winter – when one would want the house to soak up heat?

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