How Painting Your Roof Could Cut Your Air Conditioning Costs

Talk about getting one cool paint job.A recently-released study from Australia's Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found that outfitting homes with a special roof coating can lead to a 30% reduction in air conditioning usage by reducing the amount of heat entering the home through the roof.According to, the roof coating -- a special reflective white paint -- successfully reflects 88% of the sun's … [Read more...]