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From 3 Years of Aging to 3 Days: Generating
Interim Roof Ratings with Laboratory Aging


The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory developed an accelerated weathering test of reflective roof coatings that correlates with the results of industry-standard, three-year exterior exposure testing. Learn how and why this accelerated testing has been applied in third-party roof ratings....
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Tagged categories: Certifications and standards; Coating chemistry; Cool roof coatings; Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Performance testing; Reflective roof coatings; Solar reflectance

Comment from Kevin Rink, (3/25/2016, 9:03 AM)

What (3) external laboratories are approved to conduct the Rapid Ratings test?

Comment from Carolyn Richter, (3/28/2016, 2:26 PM)

The three CRRC approved Rapid Ratings laboratories are PRI Construction Materials Technologies, LLC; R&D Services, Inc.; and RCMA Americas (formerly Momentum Technologies, Inc.).

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