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Solar Reflectance Values of Concrete - America's

To meet the LEED-NC SS 7.1 paving material requirement or the LEED-NC SS 7.2 steep-sloped roofing material requirement for an SRI of at least 29, a concrete surface must have a solar reflectance of at least 0.28 using ASTM E1980 and an emittance of

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Solar Reflectance of Concretes for LEED Sustainable

The lowest solar reflectances were from concretes composed of dark gray fly ash. The solar reflectance of the cement had more effect on the solar reflectance of the concrete than any other constituent material. The solar reflectance of the supplementary cementitious material had the second greatest effect. REFERENCE

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Effects of Composition and Exposure On the Solar ...

Concrete can be made quite reflective through suitable choice of cement and aggregate. Photographic land-cover analyses indicate that pavement covers 41% of the surface of the developed regions of Sacramento, CA (Akbari et al. 1999) and 31% of the surface of the developed regions of Salt Lake City, UT (Akbari and Rose 2001).

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Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) values for colored concrete

Materials Near Room Temperature Using a Portable Emissometer.” Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) Values were calculated assuming standard solar and ambient conditions in accordance with ASTM E1980-01. Color Solar Refl. SRI Uncolored Concrete 0.39 41 Willow Green 0.46 52 Palomino 0.44 47 Sangria 0.43 47 Sunset Rose 0.43 46 Sequoia Sand 0.42 45

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Moist curing increases the solar reflectance of concrete ...

Aug 10, 2019  Solar reflectance Albedo Fly ash Slag Water-to-cement ratio 1. Introduction Most people are living in urbanized areas, which contain a high density of buildings constructed of concrete or similar materials. Concrete materials are grey-

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Solar Reflectance - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

Aug 01, 2014  Concrete pavement generally has a higher initial reflectance than asphalt pavement. It can be modified to increase the reflectance by using white cement or cement blended with light-colored slag [3,31][3][31].

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FSEC-CR-670-00

Figure 6 shows the solar reflectance and far-infrared emittance of selected building materials (Fairey, 1986). Materials with the greatest potential for heat rejection appear in the upper left hand corner of the figure where the properties of high solar reflectance and far-infrared emissivity dominate.

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Concrete as Solar Reflectance Material - Concrete Construction

Aug 06, 2015  Concrete as Solar Reflectance Material The Portland Cement Association SRI study measured the solar reflectance of 45 concrete mixes in accordance with ASTM C 1549, Standard Test Method for Determination of Solar Reflectance Near Ambient Temperature Using a Portable Solar Reflectometer.

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Pavements made of concrete with high solar reflectance ...

Jan 01, 2015  If slag cement is used to increase the solar reflectance, then a life cycle inventory performed in 2006 by Construction Technology Laboratories, Skokie, IL, found that when slag cement replaces 50% of the Portland cement in 52 MPa (7500 psi) concrete, the energy required to produce 0.8 m 3 (1 yd 3) of concrete is reduced by 37%; carbon dioxide ...

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Solar Reflectance of Concretes for LEED Sustainable Sites ...

The lowest solar reflectances are from concretes composed of dark gray fly ash. The solar reflectance of the cement has more effect on the solar reflectance of the concrete than any other constituent material. The solar reflectance of the supplementary cementitious material (in this study, fly ash or slag cement) has the second greatest effect.

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Effects of Composition and Exposure On the Solar ...

Concrete albedo grew as the cement hydration reaction progressed (mean increase 0.08), but stabilized within six weeks of casting. White-cement concretes were on average significantly more reflective than gray-cement concretes. The albedo of the most-reflective white-cement concrete was 0.18 to 0.39 higher than that of the

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Effects of composition and exposure on the solar ...

Dec 21, 2001  @article{osti_820773, title = {Effects of composition and exposure on the solar reflectance of Portland cement concrete}, author = {Levinson, Ronnen and Akbari, Hashem}, abstractNote = {Increasing the solar reflectance (albedo) of a paved surface keeps it cooler in the sun, reducing convection of heat from pavement to air and thereby decreasing the ambient

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Cool Pavements HEATISLAND

New cement concrete has a solar reflectance (SR) of 30–50%. There are also novel cool-colored coatings for asphalt concrete pavements that reflect about 50% of sunlight. Another approach is to use a clear binder that reveals highly reflective (light-colored) aggregate. As with all materials exposed to the atmosphere and use, the solar ...

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LBNL-48334-Final-2002-01-03.doc: Effects of Compositio n ...

Concrete albedo grew as the cement hydration reaction progressed (mean increase 0.08), but stabilized within six weeks of casting. White-cement concretes were on average significantly more reflective than gray-cement concretes. The albedo of the most-reflective white-cement concrete was 0.18 to 0.39 higher than that of the

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Albedo - GCCA

Albedo is the fraction of solar radiation reflected from a materials’ surface. Concrete has an albedo of 0.4, while asphalt has an albedo of just 0.1 (the higher the value, the higher the reflectivity). When used on vertical (buildings façades) and horizontal surfaces (roofs and pavements), concrete therefore has surface temperatures lower ...

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ALBEDO A MEASURE OF PAVEMENT SURFACE

The selection of materials that comprise a concrete mixture can greatly affect the reflectance of the finished concrete surface. Although concrete surfaces are already more reflective than asphalt surfaces, they can be made even more reflective with the use of white cement and lighter coarse and fine aggregates.

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NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction - LEEDuser

White cement concrete- Initial Solar Reflectance: 0.70, Three-Year Aged Solar Reflectance*: 0.35 Asphalt concrete- Initial Solar Reflectance: 0.05, Three-Year Aged Solar Reflectance*: 0.10 *Three-year aged SR values are based on no cleaning. Alternatively, documentation showing that the current concrete mix and sealant are equivalent to a ...

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Decorative Concrete Coatings - Decorative Pavement ...

Pavement Surface Coatings LLC manufactures and installs an advanced polymer cement surfacing system - Endurablend, which results in a traffic-tough decorative concrete and asphalt pavement surface that provides brick or paving stone like aesthetic without the maintenance issues. Feel free to call us on 866-215-6120 or Fill Out The Form to get ...

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NR High Reflectance Hardscape Materials – NJ Green ...

High reflectance hardscape materials or “cool” pavements are paving materials with high solar reflectance (albedo), such as concrete, that absorb minimal heat, reducing the heat island effect. [1] Albedo, or solar reflectance, is the ratio of the amount of light reflected from a surface to the amount of light shining on that surface.

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Cool roof tiles Best Cool roof tiles manufacturer in india

The reflectance of the cool roof tiles vary based on the materials used, if the high grade materials used the reflectance is high which results in high thermo reflectance results cooler homes. The technical term of the high reflectance in SRI (Solar reflectance index) . The cool roof tiles with higher SRI works best on your roof.

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FSEC-CR-670-00

Figure 6 shows the solar reflectance and far-infrared emittance of selected building materials (Fairey, 1986). Materials with the greatest potential for heat rejection appear in the upper left hand corner of the figure where the properties of high solar reflectance and far-infrared emissivity dominate.

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Concrete as Solar Reflectance Material - Concrete Construction

Aug 06, 2015  Concrete as Solar Reflectance Material The Portland Cement Association SRI study measured the solar reflectance of 45 concrete mixes in accordance with ASTM C 1549, Standard Test Method for Determination of Solar Reflectance Near Ambient Temperature Using a Portable Solar Reflectometer.

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Solar Reflectance of Concretes for LEED Sustainable Sites ...

The lowest solar reflectances are from concretes composed of dark gray fly ash. The solar reflectance of the cement has more effect on the solar reflectance of the concrete than any other constituent material. The solar reflectance of the supplementary cementitious material (in this study, fly ash or slag cement) has the second greatest effect.

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Building on Solar Reflectance: Meeting Cool Roof Standards ...

May 22, 2017  To calculate the SRI for a given material, obtain its solar reflectance and thermal emittance via the Cool Roof Rating Council Standard (CRRC-1).

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WHITE CEMENT CONCRETE AS AN ELEMENT OF

Table 1. Solar reflectance (albedo), Emittance, and Solar Reflective Index (SRI) of select material surfaces [5] Material surface Solar Reflectance Emittance SRI Black acrylic paint 0.05 0.9 0 New asphalt 0.05 0.9 0 Aged asphalt 0.1 0.9 6 “White” asphalt shingle 0.21 0.91 21 Aged concrete 0.2 to 0.3 0.9 19 to 32 New concrete (ordinary) 0.35 ...

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LBNL-48334-Final-2002-01-03.doc: Effects of Compositio n ...

Concrete albedo grew as the cement hydration reaction progressed (mean increase 0.08), but stabilized within six weeks of casting. White-cement concretes were on average significantly more reflective than gray-cement concretes. The albedo of the most-reflective white-cement concrete was 0.18 to 0.39 higher than that of the

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SRI value for concrete - LEEDuser

Aug 26, 2014  Hi, In LEED v2009 BD+C Sustainable Sites Credit 7.1 there is a table with solar reflectance index for standard paving materials, where the typical new gray concrete is 35. Are these values acceptable for LEED BD+C v4 or is testing necessary? Thanks in advance,

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Using lightweight cement composite and ... - ScienceDirect

Aug 01, 2017  As one of the most widely used building envelope materials, conventional concrete has a solar reflectance of about 0.4–0.5 , , which can be increased to 0.8 with various coatings , , . For example, a 90-µm thick white acrylic coating on a cement board has a solar reflectance of more than 0.8 .

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Mix Design and Benefit Evaluation of High Solar ...

The production of high solar reflectance concrete consumes 43.5% less energy and results in less emission of pollutants and greenhouse gases (by 20% to 60%). Furthermore, the analysis of some urban cities shows that the implementation of this high solar reflectance concrete could increase the city albedo by 0.02 to 0.07.

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PRODUCTS Blue Planet Systems

Limestone produced by the Blue Planet process exhibits very high solar reflectance which makes it an ideal material for roofing shingles or high albedo surfaces. Solar reflectance is the ratio of solar energy that falls on a surface to the amount reflected. It is measured with a a scale of 0 (not reflective) to 1: (100 percent reflective).

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Evaluation of pervious concrete performance with ...

May 01, 2021  1. Introduction. Concrete is a building material that has been widely used worldwide in civil engineering. Cement in concrete is a key ingredient and is responsible for a major source of CO 2 emissions [].It is estimated that cement manufacturing contributes to 5–7% of the total CO 2 emissions around the world to the atmosphere [].Therefore, many efforts

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Mix Design and Benefit Evaluation of High Solar ...

The use of cool paving materials, or cool pavements, has been identified as one strategy that can help mitigate the urban “heat island” effect. One method

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What is the Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) - New England ...

Jul 02, 2021  Solar reflectivity refers to how well a material reflects solar energy - sending this energy back into the environment. Low or non-reflective materials will absorb the solar energy, which causes the material to heat up. Roofing materials can have an SR (solar reflectivity) value from 0 up to 1.0. The closer a product is to zero, the more solar ...

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Concrete's reflective qualities can help produce cooler ...

The solar reflectance of concrete varies between 0.2 and 0.4, compared with asphalt’s much lower reflectance that ranges between 0.05 to 0.2. “Exposed building materials with a high albedo reflect more heat and lead to cooler cities. The average albedo of normal concrete is about 0.35 with reflectance values as high as 0.7 to 0.8 for white ...

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COOL PAVEMENTS - SlideShare

SOLAR REFLECTANCE (ALBEDO): Solar reflectance is the percentage of solar energy reflected by a surface. Conventional paving materials such as asphalt and concrete have solar reflectances of 5% to 40%. “Albedo” is fraction of solar energy reflected from surface. Albedo varies between 0 and 1. 0 means ‘black’ and 1 means ‘white ...

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