Tag: cool roofs

Cool Roofs for a Warming World

March 01, 2021

Why We Need Cool Roofs and What to Consider When Planning to Install Them By Kurt Shickman Rising temperatures are fast becoming the key challenge for our cities and urbanized areas. The effects of heat have negative outcomes for people’s health and well-being, social equity, energy use and peak demand, resilience of health, transportation and […]

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Albany Egg Roof Is Restored

June 01, 2020

The Albany, New York “Egg,” an iconic performing arts venue named for its shape, underwent a challenging roof restoration and installation of a new “cool roof” in 2019. Built from 1966 to 1978, The Egg sits on a pedestal anchored to a reinforced concrete beam that extends six stories below the Empire State Plaza. It […]

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