Oak Ridge Lab releases study on energy-efficient roofing system design

Oak Ridge National Laboratory released findings from field tests of a roof and attic system that aims to improve the energy efficiency of residential buildings.

By Peter Fabris | October 15, 2012

Oak Ridge National Laboratory released findings from field tests of a roof and attic system that aims to improve the energy efficiency of residential buildings. The system uses a passive ventilation strategy that releases heat from the house and reduces its thermal load. A $2,000 retrofit with the system could save about $100 annually.

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