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Cooling the Roof in Summer

In the summer, the sun beats down on the roofs of buildings, which heat up and radiate heat into the homes below. Consequently, the upper floors of the building gain a great deal of heat, making them uncomfortable, even unbearable. Increased indoor temperatures lead to greater air conditioning requirements and higher electricity costs, as well as discomfort in areas that are not air-conditioned, such as the kitchen and bathroom. The following tips will help you lower the temperature on your roof by a few degrees.

1. Make a roof garden