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ClimateCooler | Energy-Efficient Roof Treatment Explained | Hero Image | Tikkurila

Everywhere in the world, environmental standards are becoming more stringent. Even though energy-neutral buildings are being built, the current building stock still accounts for 40% of global CO2 emissions. Cool roofs are said to be one of the easiest and least expensive ways to minimise energy consumption.

We must reduce our carbon emissions and begin the difficult task of slowing climate change. Tikkurila now has a smart roof coating that reflects solar radiation back into space. Intelligent roofing eliminates the need for air conditioning, which benefits both the atmosphere and the indoor climate of buildings while also saving money on energy bills.

It normally takes years for energy-saving technologies to start paying off, but the Tikkurila ClimateCooler works right away. Since the investment is small in terms of both time and resources, the new roof-coating system's energy-saving properties are easily translated into real savings. Infrared radiation makes up the bulk of solar heat radiation (IR). When opposed to a traditional black bitumen roof, ClimateCooler reflects up to 80% of the sun's IR radiation. The amount of reflection varies depending on the painting scheme, coating colour, and the type of roof and roofing material.

ClimateCooler | Energy-Efficient Roof Treatment Explained Emission Diagram | Tikkurila
ClimateCooler | Energy-Efficient Roof Treatment Painting Application | Tikkurila

Benefits of ClimateCooler

  • The temperature on the roof's surface is cooler
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • House cooling energy demand is reduced
  • CO2 emissions are reduced
  • Excellent bonding properties
  • Increases the roof's service life for many years

Uni and Flex - The Two Product Families of ClimateCooler

Both Uni and Flex provide the same advantages in terms of reflecting solar radiation and come in the same colours: black, light grey, dark brown, tile red, white, and anthracite.

The biggest between the two products is in their specified areas of application:

  • UNI products have a matt finish and are suitable for most popular roof styles, including concrete roof tiles, fiber-cement sheets, and primed steel sheet roofs.
  • FLEX products also have a matt finish, but they are more suited to treating degraded roofs and flat roofs. This is due to the Flex products' increased elasticity, which was specifically designed for difficult surfaces.

Take a look at how ClimateCooler operates:

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How much paint do I need? 

Use this calculator to work out your requirements, if you have any question please get in touch with one of our team who will be more than willing to help you.

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Disclaimer: Tikkurila UK Paint Calculator is provided as a guide only. The coverage rates will vary depending on surface being coated and the particular product range being used. More information on these products can be found on the cans, on the technical data sheets on individual product pages, by using our live chat service or by calling our technical team on 0131 334 4999.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the estimate, however paint requirements may vary depending on the surface, type of paint, sheen level and colour chosen.