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COOLWALL® Chosen as Exclusive Exterior Coating for Energy Efficient Research Homes

Posted on: September 20, 2010
Jay Haines, TEX•COTE® President/CEO interviews Andre Desjarlais, Group Leader, U.S. D.O.E. News Photo
Jay Haines, TEX•COTE® President/CEO interviews Andre Desjarlais, Group Leader, U.S. D.O.E.
Andre Desjarlais discusses the devices used to monitor energy use on the ZEBRAlliance homes. News Photo
Andre Desjarlais discusses the devices used to monitor energy use on the ZEBRAlliance homes.
ZEBRAlliance Energy Efficient Research Home News Photo
ZEBRAlliance Energy Efficient Research Home
ZEBRAlliance Energy Efficient Research Home News Photo
ZEBRAlliance Energy Efficient Research Home
ZEBRAlliance Energy Efficient Research Home News Photo
ZEBRAlliance Energy Efficient Research Home

Textured Coatings of America, Inc.'s (TEX•COTE®) COOLWALL® System was recently chosen as the exclusive exterior coating for four energy efficient research homes built by the Zero Energy Building Research Alliance (ZEBRAlliance) in cooperation with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy. Jay Haines, President and CEO of TEX•COTE® attended the ribbon cutting ceremony where he discussed the homes with Andre Desjarlais, Group Leader at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. When asked why COOLWALL® was chosen as the exclusive exterior coating for the project, Desjarlais replied "Most of these colors have solar reflectances that are double that of traditional pigments".

The ZEBRAlliance project is testing the success of multiple energy efficient technologies including COOLWALL® heat reflective exterior wall coatings.

To learn more about the ZEBRAlliance, visit their website at www.zebralliance.com.

For more information on COOLWALL® and other TEX•COTE® products, call 1-800-454-0340.