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A Light Discrepancy?

We received an e-mail from a reader regarding an article that appeared in our November 2013 issue:

I read the article titled “Rethinking Cool Roofing: Evaluating Effectiveness of White Roofs in Northern Climates,” by Craig A. Tyler, AIA, CSI, CDT, LEED AP. Although I agree with what I think is the article’s concept, the author repeatedly states ultraviolet (UV) absorption into the roof system contributes to heat gain in a building or that UV …

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