International Workshop on Advances in Cool Roof Research

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The International Workshop on Advances in Cool Roof Research is a two day workshop that is focused on the specific protocols, standards, & policies for accelerated aging.

Doubletree Hotel at the Berkeley Marina, in Berkeley California

Thursday, July 28th - Friday, July 29th.

Click here to download presentations

Workshop topics

  • Accelerated soiling and weathering methods for roofing materials
  • Incorporation of accelerated aged ratings into polices, standards, and rating systems
  • Benefits of soiling and weathering resistant cool urban surfaces
  • Development of next generation cool roofing (and pavement) materials with enhances soiling resistance
  • Marketplace trends in cool roofing

Download the current agenda HERE

Intended Audience

  • Roofing industry
  • Building science academicsWeathering firms (e.g., Atlas, Q-Lab)US Department of Energy, US Environmental Protection Agency, California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board
  • US Cool Roof Rating Council, EU Cool Roof Council, future international cool roof rating bodies (e.g., China, India, Japan)
  • Energy efficiency and measurement code bodies (e.g., ASTM International, ASHRAE, ISO, US Green Building Council)
  • Utilities
  • Other stakeholders (e.g., Global Cool Cities Alliance, UC Berkeley's Center for Resource Efficient Communities)

Organizing committee

Hugo Destaillats, Mohamad Sleiman, Haley Gilbert and Ronnen Levinson, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Hashem Akbari, Concordia University; Andre Desjarlais, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; and Marc LaFrance (US Department of Energy)


Haley Gilbert, tel. 1-510-486-7325