Difference between revisions of "How to avoid the heat island effect"

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Keys to avoiding/mitigating '''[[urban heat islands]]''':
 
* Keep roofs a lighter color (building codes, paint? Need an [[environmental impact assessment]] to compare painting with leaving as is.{{sp}})
 
* Keep roofs a lighter color (building codes, paint? Need an [[environmental impact assessment]] to compare painting with leaving as is.{{sp}})
 
* Keep roads a lighter color - choosing a lighter color of bitumen or concrete (provided it's not so bright that it causes excessive glare for drivers).
 
* Keep roads a lighter color - choosing a lighter color of bitumen or concrete (provided it's not so bright that it causes excessive glare for drivers).
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* [[Green walls]]
 
* [[Green walls]]
  
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[[Category:Heating and cooling]]
 
[[Category:Urban planning]]
 
[[Category:Urban planning]]

Revision as of 03:47, 23 June 2010

Keys to avoiding/mitigating urban heat islands: