The intent of this research is to determine if cool roofs lead to increased energy use in the U.S. and if so, in what climates. Directed by the LEED environmental building rating system, cool roofs are increasingly specified in an attempt to mitigate urban heat island effect.
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- Lee, John (Author)
- Bryan, Harvey (Thesis advisor)
- Marlin, Marlin (Committee member)
- Ramalingam, Muthukumar (Committee member)
- Arizona State University (Publisher)
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- Architectural engineering
- Materials Science
- Climatic design
- Cool Roof
- Environmental Design
- Solar Reflectance Index
- Roofs--Design and construction--Climatic factors--Computer simulation.
- Roofing, Bituminous--Environmental aspects--Computer simulation.
- Roofing, Bituminous
- Roofs--Thermal properties--Computer simulation.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical referencesNote typebibliography
- Field of study: Architecture
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