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Key Benefits

  • Increased reflectivity = cost savings
  • Energy efficient and environmentally friendly
  • Plenty of original and premium colors from which to choose

3M™ Cool Roofing Granules


3M™ Cool Roofing Granules are a 3M innovation (U.S. Patent 7‚ 455‚899) and an energy efficient breakthrough roofing granule technology. They can help keep a home cool with less energy consumption and lower energy costs because Cool Roofing Granules are up to four times* more reflective than comparable conventional colored granules.

A cooler roof means a lower utility bill and less energy consumed in cooling your home. Many roof shingles made with 3M cool roofing granules meet Energy Star requirements‚ making them a solid choice for green building.

*Based on 3M reflectivity test methods.


Original Cool ColorsPremium Cool ColorsHow Our System Works
Cool Colors‚ 4680‚ Cool Brown

Cool Brown
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Cool Colors‚ 4980‚ Cool Buff

Cool Buff
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Cool Colors‚ 5180‚ Cool Suede

Cool Black
5180
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Cool Colors‚ 6580‚ Cool Tan

Cool Tan
6580
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Cool Colors‚ 6680‚ Cool Sienna

Cool Sienna
6680
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Cool Colors‚ 6780‚ Cool Chestnut

Cool Chestnut
6780
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Cool Colors‚ 7180‚ Cool Grey

Cool Grey
7180
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Cool Colors‚ 7280‚ Cool Dark Grey

Cool Dark Grey
7280
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Cool Colors‚ 7480‚ Cool Blue Grey

Cool Blue Grey
7480
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Cool Colors‚ 9380‚ Cool White

Cool White
9380
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Cool Colors‚ 1180‚ Cool Sable

Cool Sable
1180
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Cool Colors‚ 1280‚ Cool Shale

Cool Shale
1280
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Cool Colors‚ 1380‚ Cool Suede

Cool Suede
1380
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Cool Colors‚ 1480‚ Cool Salsa

Cool Salsa
1480
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Cool Colors‚ 1580‚ Cool Spice

Cool Spice
1580
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Cool Colors‚ 1680‚ Cool Sage

Cool Sage
1680
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Cool Colors‚ 1780‚ Cool Saffron

Cool Saffron
1780
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Cool Colors‚ 1880‚ Cool Silver

Cool Silver
1880
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Reflectivity Tests

See which manufacturers use our products in their shingles‚ and learn more about selecting the right product for your home or commercial building. .