UNSW research underlines benefits of cool roofs

New research has confirmed the potential benefits of reflective material on buildings – and raised more questions about the NSW government’s change of heart on banning dark roofs. After conducting a technological and cost-benefit analysis across major Australian cities, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney team found that city-wide implementation of cool roofs […]

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Breakthrough building materials moderate temperature

A research team from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has developed innovative materials that can moderate building temperatures. Designed by Scientia Professor Mat Santamouris (Anita Lawrence Chair High in Performance Architecture at the School of Built Environment, UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture), the new materials adjust the optical properties in conventional coatings for buildings. The design […]