Workshop Agenda & Presentations

Thursday, July 28  & Friday, July 29, 2011
Day 1: Thursday, July 28th, 2011
 7:30am - 8:30am
Registration (Belvedere  Foyer) & Breakfast
 Session 1: Benefits of cool roofs (Belvedere)
 8:30am - 9:00am
Welcoming remarks
Presenters: Marc LaFrance, U.S. Department of Energy (By Skype) & Ashok Gadgil, Director of Environmental Energy Technologies Division at LBNL
 9:00am - 9:20am
Benefits of cool roofs
Presenter: Ronnen Levinson, LBNL Heat Island Group
 9:20am - 9:40am
The best solar solution for cool white rooftops
Presenter: Michelle Meier, Solyndra
 Session 2: Current state of knowledge on natural weathering
  9:40am - 10:00am Natural weathering practices
Presenter: Rich Slomko, Atlas
 10:00am - 10:10am
 Session 3: Technical review of accelerated soiling & weathering procedures
 10:10am - 10:30am
Current accelerated weathering practices
Presenter: Sean Fowler, Q-Lab
 10:30am - 10:50am
Introduction to accelerated aging
Presenter: Hugo Destaillats, LBNL Heat Island Group
 10:50am - 11:30am
LBNL accelerated aging protocols
Presenter: Mohamad Sleiman, LBNL Heat Island Group
 11:30am - 11:50am
Accelerated aging apparatus
Presenter: Yoshinori Kitsutaka, Tokyo Metropolitan University
 11:50am - 12:10pm
Durability of several coatings - natural and accelerated exposure 
Presenter: Kenji Motohashi, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
 Lunch Break (Yerba Buena Room)
 12:10pm - 1:30pm
White roofs to cool your building, your city, and (this is new!) cool the world 
Presenter: Arthur Rosenfeld, LBNL Heat Island Group

Regional climate consequences of large-scale cool roof and photovoltaic array deployment
Presenter: Dev Millstein, LBNL Heat Island Group
 Session 4: Influence of natural aging on roofing materials
 1:30pm - 1:50pm
3-year study of aged solar reflectance of field-applied coatings 
Presenter: Jim Leonard, Reflective Roof Coatings
 1:50pm - 2:10pm
Weathering from a titanium dioxide manufacturer’s perspective
Presenter: John Edwards, Huntsman
 2:10pm - 2:30pm
Methodology of coatings dirt pickup resistance testing vs. exterior durability: statistical analysis of a predictive test 
Presenter: Joe Rokowski, Dow Chemical
 2:30pm - 2:50pm
Next generation cool white roof coatings 
Presenter: Jerry Petersheim/Kurt Wood, Arkema
 2:50pm - 3:00pm
 Session 5: Technical review of accelerated biological growth procedures
 3:00pm - 3:20pm
Development of an accelerated testing protocol by improved understanding of reflectance degradation
Presenter: Meng-Dawn Cheng, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 3:20pm - 3:40pm
Performance of roofing materials as related to microbial and chemical characterization of atmospheric depositions and roof fouling   
Presenter: Susan Pfiffner, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 Session 6: Discussion of accelerated aging protocols
 3:40pm - 5:00pm
Breakout groups for discussion (Half of groups in Treasure Island & Half of groups in Angel Island)
 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Networking reception 

 Day 2: Friday, July 29th, 2011
 Time Topic
 7:30am - 8:30am
Registration (Belvedere Foyer) & Breakfast
 Session 1: Cool roof organizations & projects (Belvedere)
 8:30am - 8:40am
Global Cool Cities Alliance
Presenter: Kurt Shickman, Global Cool Cities Alliance
 8:40am - 8:50am
San Jose Cool City Pilot
Presenter: Doug Davenport
 8:50am - 9:10am
100 Cool Cities: Lay of the land, standards and double standards    
Presenter: Hashem Akbari, Heat Island Group at Concordia University, Canada
 Session 2: Existing cool roof standards & policies - international perspective
 9:10am - 9:30am
European Union policies, programs & market
Presenter: Hashem Akbari, Heat Island Group at Concordia University
 9:30am - 9:50am
Cool roofs – moving research into building codes, the Australian experience
Presenter: Tony Tanner, Roofing Tile Association of Australia
  9:50am - 10:00am Cool roof standards in Japan
Presenter: Toshiya Takahashi, Japan Paint Manufacturers Association
 10:00am - 10:20am Cool roofs in India
Presenter: Bipin Shah, WinBuild, Inc.
 10:20 am - 10:30am
 10:30am - 10:50am Progress of cool roof technology in China
Presenter: Yang Shichao,  Guangdong Provincial Academy of Building Research & Lin Changqing, Research Institute of Standards & Norms
 Session 3: Existing cool roof standards & policies - USA perspective
 10:50am - 11:10am
Cool Roof Rating Council's rating program & international efforts
Presenter: Sherry Hao, Cool Roof Rating Council
 11:10am - 11:30pm
California Title 24 - building energy code
Presenter: Ronnen Levinson, LBNL Heat Island Group
 11:30am - 11:50am
Update on the International Code Council
Presenter: Mike Ennis, The Single Ply Roofing Industry
 11:50am - 12:10pm
One utility's experience with cool roofs
Presenter: Peter Turnbull, Pacific Gas & Electric Company
 Lunch Break (Yerba Buena Room)
 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Albedo Satellite Project
Presenter: Federico Rossi, University of Perugia
 Session 4: Review of existing testing standards
 1:10pm - 1:30pm
Mimicking natural exposure through accelerated ageing: examples from ISO standardization for service life prediction
Presenter: Riccardo Paolini, Politecnico di Milano

 1:30pm - 1:50pm The draft ASTM dirt pick-up resistance test method
Presenter: Steve Heinje, United Coatings
 1:50pm - 2:10pm
Accelerated weathering methodology for cool roof coating materials
Presenter: Anthony S. Camarota, Epox-z
 Session 5: Discussion of steps to develop international/national standards for accelerated aging protocols
 2:10pm - 3:10pm
Group discussion
 Wrap Up  
 3:10pm - 3:30pm
Next steps
 3:30pm Adjourn