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Created cost-effective, environmentally friendly tent-like roofs

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The same fabric used in Apollo-era space suits has been spun off into a cost-effective, environmentally-friendly building material. Used on structures around the world, the Teflon-coated fiberglass strands create a permanent, tent-like roof. Less expensive than conventional roofing materials, the durable white fabric allows natural light to shine through, saving a significant amount of energy.

Source: http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20020086973_2002140971.pdf

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