But the reflective quality has proven so strong that it melts vinyl siding and parts of cars. There are even reports that reflections from the roofs of sunrooms started fires on cedar shingles on at least four homes across the country.
A WRAL News investigation into windows that reflect sunlight like a big magnifying glass has the state considering a change to the building code. State building code requires Low-E windows for their energy-saving benefits. They have a coating that reflects the sun, keeping it cooler indoors.
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