Cool roof technology more than just groovy

Earlier this year, the NSW Government dumped a plan to phase out dark roofs in favour of cooler, lighter coloured roofs on new homes.

But new research from UNSW shows the adoption of so-called cool roof technology would significantly reduce energy bills, lower indoor temperatures, and improve the health of vulnerable people.

Oscar Byrne talked to UNSW’s Professor Mat Santamouris about how it works.

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