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Volume 4, Issue 3, 2016
Source: Coatings SA 4 (2016)More Less
Source: Coatings SA 4, pp 36 –38 (2016)More Less
With concerns over the heat island effect in large cities and the general need to reduce energy consumption, there has been an increasing focus on colorants that utilize materials that reflect infrared wavelengths to reduce heat build. In addition, many countries are beginning to enact regulations to reduce energy consumption through the use of "cool" coatings. To meet these new requirements, coatings formulators are looking for the tools to support their development.