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Cooling your roof rather than running your home's HVAC system is your first line of defense in keeping cool in the hot Albuquerque summers. The heat absorbed by your roof can raise the temperature inside your home, increasing your energy costs and putting strain on your air conditioning system. A cool roof is a unique roof designed to maintain a lower temperature throughout the spring and summer by reflecting light and releasing more heat. Here are several steps you can take to cool your roof. 1. Upgrade your shingles Regular fiberglass asphalt shingles will absorb heat during the summer. If your roof...