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5. Install solar panelsAlternatively, one can cover the roof with solar panels. The solar panels comprise photovoltaic cells, and block the heat from hitting the roof, as in his example. Instead, these panels capture the sun’s energy and convert it into electricity.Note that the whole roof can be covered with solar panels only in multi-storied buildings or apartment complexes where the roof is primarily used for building services.Read more: How Do I Cool Down My Home This Summer?Building Secrets to a Cool, Breezy Home for Hot Indian SummersTell us: Are there any other methods that can be used to keep the roof cool? Share in the Comment section below.