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Urban heat island

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[SPD] Heat Island Effect

Have you ever walked by a city park or bank of trees and noticed the distinctive feeling of cooler air? It’s often a huge relief on hot and sunny days in the city. On a small scale, you are experiencing the heat island effect. Though city dwellers have become accustomed to these temperature changes, the heat island [...]

Four Approaches to Reducing the Urban Heat Island Effect - Urban Land Magazine

Development and land use decisions influence city temperatures. We interviewed experts to identify the latest in heat-resilient development, design, and policy

Urban Heat Island Effect

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City Centers Are Sweltering. Trees Could Bring Back Some of Their Cool. - Inside Climate News

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Slicing five miles through this southern city’s downtown, Broadway shows just how challenging it can be for a sweltering urban center to beat the dangerous summer heat. Louisville’s main drag leaves the upscale and relatively leafy Highlands neighborhood and heads west, where it widens to seven lanes of black asphalt and enters […]

Permeable Paving Solutions For Your Home

Wondering what to do with that driveway or outdoor space? Permeable paving provides an attractive option that has many additional benefits. Read on!

colorful diagram of Green Roofs - Source of Heat in Urban Landscape

Green roofs can make the world a better place. Take a birds eye view of what a green rooftop looks like. Also, see a diagram of how to create your own green roof top.