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      FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF COOL ROOFS: THE COOL ROOF RATING COUNCIL PROGRAM

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      Journal of Green Building

      College Publishing

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          INTRODUCTION

          Green buildings incorporate many strategies to reduce energy use and environmental impacts and improve occupant health. Cool roofs are one important green building strategy because of the immense positive benefit they can provide. Cool roofs are not a new phenomenon, but they are essential to the construction and maintenance of energy efficient buildings, and new cool roof technologies give architects more options for both material type and color.

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                Journal
                jgrb
                College Publishing
                Journal of Green Building
                College Publishing
                1552-6100
                1943-4618
                1943-4618
                Spring 2008
                : 3
                : 2
                : 13-19
                Author notes

                1Michelle van Tijen works for the Cool Roof Rating Council and is dedicated to sustainable building design and energy efficiency. Email: mvantijen@ 123456energy-solution.com .

                2Rebecca Cohen, formerly the Marketing Director for the Cool Roof Rating Council, now works for CompAnalysis, Inc.

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                jgb.3.2.13
                10.3992/jgb.3.2.13
                ©2008 by College Publishing. All rights reserved.

                Volumes 1-7 of JOGB are open access and do not require permission for use, though proper citation should be given. To view the licenses, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

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                Pages: 7
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                INDUSTRY CORNER

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