The Cool Roof


Tim’s Rusty Roof at Bulimba

This job was commissioned by the tenant. The roof was pressure cleaned to remove flaky paint and contaminants. One coat of GI 962 Primer and one coat of Infracool Cool Roof Commercial White were applied thickly. The solar panels on the roof were covered with plastic sheeting to prevent over-spraying. Tim did not mention before […]


First we pressure cleaned the roof to remove all mould fungi and contaminants. Then we repoint ridge capping and replace broken or damaged tiles where necessary. There are two different surfaces on this roof… tiles and corrugated iron. A different primer is required for each surface. The grey paint is the primer and the top […]

Karen at Hawthorne

We pressure cleaned the grey corrugated iron roof to remove the surface contaminants. We wire brushed the light rusty areas and applied a spot prime with Dulux Luxaprimer Zinc Phosphate. Then we applied GI 962 Primer. The top coat was Infracool Cool Roof Commercial White Roofing membrane. All fibre cement walls were lightly sanded and Selleys No More […]

Meriton Units Gold Coast

These were units on the Gold Coast. The black laminated GLASS roof was too hot to sit under and relax with friends for a quiet drink. It also leaked when it rained especially after the recent storms. The roof was pressure cleaned. A special glass primer was required (grey colour). An extra primer (GI 962 Membrane Primer) was […]

Cool Roofs…A sustainable Opportunity

Weathered galvanised iron or zincalume are poor reflectors of both visible and invisible infra-red light offering significant opportunity for commercial COOL ROOF benefits. The above photo is before painting and the one on the right is after painting. After painting your roof with Dulux InfraCOOL® coatings: With a CoolRoof Commercial White over a galvanised steel […]

The Power Of The Sun

The earth receives 174 Petawatts (10 to the power of 15 watts ie 174,000,000,000,000,000 watts) of incoming solar radiation at the upper atmosphere, of which around 30% is reflected back into space, the remaining 70% being absorbed by clouds, oceans and the land.

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