Energy-Saver Paints Walterboro SC

Local resource for energy saver paints in Walterboro, SC. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to radiant barrier insulation, energy saving products, heat reflecting paint as well as information on energy saving paint and content on painting.

Marie Lane Painting Inc
(843) 538-8439
391 Bedon Rd
Walterboro, SC
 
Evans Paint Contractor
(843) 538-6856
8424 Jefferies Hwy
Walterboro, SC
 
Reynolds Painting
(843) 538-4710
345 Briarleaf Cir
Walterboro, SC
 
Roberts Painting Contractors
(843) 549-7706
900 Live Oak St
Walterboro, SC
 
Low Country Home Repair
(843) 538-6759
175 Cypress Bay Ln
Walterboro, SC
 
Davis Painting
(843) 549-2187
807 Black St
Walterboro, SC
 
James B Floyd Painting
(843) 538-8138
1114 Hiers Loop Rd
Walterboro, SC
 
Johnny Evans Painting
(843) 290-0725
143 Myra Ln
Walterboro, SC
 
J B Floyd Paint Contractors
(843) 538-8138
1754 Hiers Corner Rd
Walterboro, SC
 
K Painting
(843) 893-2004
4748 Green Pond Hwy
Walterboro, SC
 

US Energy Secretary Calls for White Roofs to Fight Global Warming

Bermuda roof tops We all know that light colors reflect more sunlight, while dark colors absorb more energy.  This simple formula can also be translated into the house remodeling.  The US Energy Secretary, Steven Chu, says that painting rooftops white reflects sun rays and will save money on household energy bills. 

Light colored paint, and other reflective surfaces, reduce temperatures along with the need for air-conditioning, which reduces the energy bill.  This would also reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, since producing electricity generates its own greenhouse-gas emissions and cooler houses would require less electricity to be consumed.
 
More pale surfaces could also slow global warming by reflecting heat into space rather than allowing it to be absorbed by dark surfaces where it is trapped by greenhouse gases and increases temperatures.  The Nobel Prize-winning physicist said that lightening roofs and roads in urban environments would offset the global warming effects of all the cars in the world for 11 years.  This would also reduce the “heat island” effect in urban areas.

According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, by Keith Johnson, California will soon begin to require roofs to be painted light colors.  "Using “cool colored” paint on sloping roofs—as California will require starting this summer—would lead to a global reduction on the order of 24 billion tons."
 
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