Whitest paint in world to be sold, could cool homes and replace AC

Xiulin Ruan, professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue University, holds up his laboratory sample of the whitest color ever.

The paint reflects 98.1% of the solar radiation and at the same time emits infrared heat. How soon until it is on the shelves of a large retailer? The paint is intended to be used on roofs, including shingles and metal roofs. The lead researcher behind the whitest paint ever made says the highly reflective … Read more