The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building Technologies Program is offering a Webinar on April 22 at 11:30 a.m. EST. “Calculating Energy Savings of Cool Roofs” will provide an overview of the benefits of cool roofs and introduce a new enhanced calculator that soon will be available to measure cost effectiveness and energy savings of cool roofs in residential and commercial applications.

The speakers, Marc Lafrance of the DOE and William Miller, PhD, and Joshua New, PhD, of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will outline current and future DOE research strategies and partnerships to enable the deployment of cool roofs.

Free of charge, the Webinar is geared toward residential- and commercial-building professionals, engineers, architects, renewable-energy and energy-efficiency associations, federal agencies, state energy offices, utility companies, and homeowners.

Attendees must register in advance to obtain the URL and password to log on via the Internet and the phone number to connect to the audio.