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White vs. Black EPDM roofing?

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JuliaJ

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I am looking to put in an EPDM roof for a 15,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Michigan. They seem to be concerned about a black roof for their energy savings with running AC in the summer and heat in the winter. Is there an advantage to going with white vs. black? What are your thoughts?
 

Bill Warner

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There's quite a bit more that goes into this consideration making the choice not so, well... "black or white".
In many instances, the choice between colors is negligible regarding energy savings. Regardless, there is much debate in the industry regarding this.

http://docserver.nrca.net/technical/457.pdf

Black vs. White Roofing
 
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