5.3202.2 Reflective Roof Coatings

Reflective Roofs
Desired Outcome: 
Reduced solar heat gain and increased reflectance of the roof
For supporting material, see Referenced Standards.
Roof coating/membrane selection

Assess condition of existing roof system and correct all deficiencies prior to application of reflective coating

Reflective coatings will only be applied to roofing systems where its application is approved by the roofing manufacturer

A reflective roof coating/membrane that meets the LEED New Construction Reflective Roof standard will be used where regionally appropriate

Preserve durability of improvement

Ensure compatibility between existing roof system and proposed reflective coating

Ensure effectiveness of application