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NC-v4 SSc5: Heat island reduction
July 24, 2016
Why does a low-slope roof require a higher initial SRI value over a steep-sloped roof? I'm trying to understand how the SRI requirements are calculated.
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July 29, 2016 - 1:53 pm
Pam, this requirement is based on the availability of products, as well as issues with reflectivity. If you picture a steep-sloped roof on a house, for example, a white or reflective roof might at the least look out of place, or even cause problems with being too bright. The LEED requirements are flexible on that point.
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