Greener ceilings

Armstrong Ceilings has prepared a 12-page brochure on how ceiling systems can play a play a major role in effective energy conservation. It showcases the CoolZone system, which uses phase-change material to absorb a room’s heat during the day and release it at night to delay the requirement for air conditioning in a average office by up to 5 h and save 40% of HVAC energy costs.

Also explained is how ceiling tiles with a light reflectance of 90% and more can deliver 20% cost savings with indirect lighting and total building energy savings up to 11%.

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