Best paint that reflects solar radiation?
I have a white stucco house that is poorly insulated and when it receives sunlight in the evening, the walls get quite warm as measured with an infrared thermometer. It has R-7 insulation in the 2X4 walls so there is something but not a whole lot. Anyway, I wanted to know if there is a good paint that can reflect solar energy.
3m Claims to have an additive that you can add to paint that will make paint more reflective of solar energy. Problem is, I can’t find any products that use this technology in their paint. On the cool roof we
Using the Cool roofs directory, I can find materials for roofs with high solar reflectance but not for wall paint.
If there was some sort of directory for house paint, that would be useful.
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