*Temperature reductions are based on like for like pallets.
When the sun beats down on a hot day the solar radiation not only makes your home hot, it costs you more money. Here are some energy facts:
- Darker colored homes absorb as much as 90% of the solar radiation that hits them.
- All colors, including white, absorb solar radiation.
- A typical central AC unit runs the equivalent to burning 35, 100-watt light bulbs every hour.
- Moderate-size homes in some areas of the country can require over 1500 hours of AC operation per year to cool the home. *Based on an 1100 sq. ft. home.