Do Just One Thing for February 26, 2017

If you live in a climate that is mild to extremely hot year-round, the color of your roof can have an impact on your home’s energy efficiency. Just like when you wear a black T-shirt vs. a white T-shirt, color can either reflect or absorb heat. A study by Florida Solar Energy found that a dark roof can make the attic of a home up to 30 degrees hotter in comparison to a white-roof attic. So choosing the lightest-color roofing tiles or painting a flat roof white can be an easy investment or choice that can help keep you cool in the long run.

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