Advances in the Development of Cool Materials for the Built Environment

Advances in the Development of Cool Materials for the Built Environment

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Cool Materials Rating Instrumentation and Testing

Pp. 174-194 (21)

Hashem Akbari, Ronnen Levinson and Paul Berdahl

Abstract

The scope of the present chapter is to present the cool materials rating techniques as extracted and followed by specific technical standards. The methodology to measure solar reflectance and infrared emmitance are presented in detail.

Keywords:

Cool materials rating, UV-VIS-NIR spectrophotometer, emmissiometer.

Affiliation:

Heat Island Group, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, USA