A SIMPLE SYSTEM WITH HUGE BENEFITS
Silicone roof coatings are an extremely simple roof system that isn’t even installed as a standalone product, yet they offer massive benefits to building owners and the environment once installed. Let’s see how they’re energy savings help you, your workers, and the environment around your building.
Silicone Coating Energy Savings
Thanks to their reflectivity, silicone roof coatings keep your building cooler in the summer by not absorbing UV rays and allowing that heat into your building. During the summer, a silicone roof coating can decrease the temperature of your rooftop by up to 100 degrees. This is of course dependent on many different variables.
During the winter, silicone coatings still keep your building cooler, which is an obvious downfall of the system. However, thanks to shorter days and less intense sunlight, the effect is not as strong in the winter as it is in summer. Even with the winter “penalty”, silicone roof coatings can still save you between 15-35% on your energy bill in a year.
Silicone Coatings Keep Your Workers Happy
By decreasing the temperature in your building in the summer, silicone coatings create a more pleasant, enjoyable environment for your workers. This effect is welcome in the summer, and in the winter, workers can simply put on an extra layer in the morning. It’s only positive from this perspective.
Silicone Coatings Help the Environment
By reflecting UV rays back into the atmosphere, silicone roof coatings keep the area around your building cooler and minimize the urban heat island effect. This means your building isn’t adversely impacting weather patterns near your building and isn’t deteriorating the ozone layer above it. If everyone were to coat their roof with a silicone roof coating, the ozone would see major improvements.
Silicone roof coatings offer benefits for you in the form of energy savings, your workers with a better work environment, and the environment thanks to a decreased urban heat island effect. Silicone roof coatings are great.