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Cool Roof for green buildings - Part 2 (in Bangla)

GBCI: 0920015213

This short course explains how a cool roof works, key thermal properties, different materials used and installation technique. This course is offered in Bangla language
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Rating system: v4, v2009

Published on: December 28, 2017

Average: 4 (2 votes)
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Roofs are the exposed to intense solar radiation throughout the day which in-turn increases the cooling load of the building and consequently the energy consumption. Cool roofs work on the principle of reflecting solar radiation, hence minimizing heat transfer to the interior of the building. through the roof. This is a simple and effective strategy to reduce cooling energy consumption. Cool roofs are also known for their benefit towards mitigating urban heat island effect.

This is Part 2 of the course series which covers how a cool roof works and its benefits. Part 1 of the course covered the fundamental technical ground on how a cool roof works.

This course is designed in short modules. You will learn the working principle of a cool roof, its benefit to the building and surroundings, material options and installation. Cool roof requirement in LEED version 4 is mentioned briefly in the context of material property. The last module will discuss alternatives that can reduce heat ingress thereby keeping the building interiors cool.

Note: After viewing the videos, click "TAKE THE QUIZ" to complete the quiz and earn CE hours for this course. The quiz will appear in English. Under "Additional Resources" a version of the quiz in Bangla is available for your reference. The course description is also available in Bangla as a pdf under the "Additional Resources", if you wish to better understand about the course.

Objectives

  1. Identify what a cool roof is
  2. Understand how a cool roof works
  3. Describe the benefits of cool roofs
  4. Identify cool roofing materials and options
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