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A new study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory compared green roofs and white roofs, and scientists found that a white roof reflects 3 times the amount of sunshine as a green rooftop garden. They also found that white roofs are more economical to install and maintain.

You can read more about it in this article from the San Francisco Business Times.

White roofs beat ‘green’ roofs on climate change, says Berkeley Lab study