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An extreme white coating that captures 95% of sun heat on buildings roof

April 2019
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CoolRoof by Cool Roof France implemented by Brico Dépôt in Brive-la-Gaillarde (France) in 2021

-41% in energy bills & a reduction by 9 of the number of hours above 25°c in the store during the summer period


An extreme white coating that captures 95% of sun heat on buildings roof

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date April 18, 2019
From France
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

°CoolRoof is an extreme white roof coating that reflects 95% of sun’s heat thus creating a complete thermal shield. Applying the product helps saving energy, money and extending the lifetime of buildings roof by regulating its temperature and improving the performance of roofing equipment. The white coating helps to struggle against climate change because it allows to use less heating and air conditioning in buildings thereby improving indoor comfort and reducing CO2 emission. This coating also enhance living conditions of people in the city and the campaigns.

The Environmental Benefits

  • Mitigation of CO2 emission
  • Cool the buildings' temperature

The Financial Benefits

  • Reduce energy bills by up to 30%
  • A low-tech process in the application that makes it cheaper than air-conditioning

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Activity Region

  • Headquarters
  • Activity

Company Profile

Cool Roof France

CoolRoofers paint roofs white to cool buildings and cities.

Headquarters 29200 Brest, France
Type Startup or self-employed
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ADEME - The French Agency for Ecological Transition- is a public agency under the joint authority of the Ministry for an Ecological Transition and the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

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