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Subject:  Re: Lost jobs, looking at wrong thing? Date:  10/6/2012  1:37 AM
Author:  1poorguy Number:  410486 of 508558

Solar panels are better. They absorb the energy and convert it to electricity. They still shade the roof, but they do not reflect the energy back into the air the way white paint does.

Also, I would think in winter that places like Chicago might want black roofs to reduce their heating costs (or maybe there's a permanent blanket of snow so it doesn't matter??).

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