Mineral-surfaced Roofing Shingles With Increased Solar Heat Reflectance, and Process for Producing Same
Patent #: 7,452,598
Inventor(s): Ming Shiao, Gregory Jacobs, Husnu Kalkanoglu and Keith Hong
Company: CertainTeed Corporation
An infrared-reflective roofing product was patented. The infrared-reflective roofing product features a fibrous web coated with a bituminous coating forming a bitumen-coated web. A coating of at least one powder of an infrared-reflective material is applied to the bitumen-coated web. Roofing granules adhere to the bitumen-coated web.
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