RESULTS FOR: "Thermal Comfort" (210):

Joint Influence of Albedo and Insulation on Roof Performance

The Joint Influence of Albedo and Insulation on Roof Performance: An Observational Study

Changes in observed climate extremes in global urban areas

Seasonality of the Urban Heat Island Effect in Madison, Wisconsin

The role of one large greenspace in mitigating London’s nocturnal urban heat island

Video: Energy 101 – Cool Roofs

Climate Change: Implications for Transport

Strong contributions of local background climate to urban heat islands

Avoided Heat-Related Mortality through Climate Adaptation Strategies in Three US Cities

Press Release: Cool Policies for Cool Cities

U.S. National Climate Assessment (2014)

The effectiveness of cool and green roofs as urban heat island mitigation strategies

The effectiveness of retrofitted green and cool roofs at reducing overheating in a naturally ventilated office in London: Direct and indirect effects in current and future climates

Cool roof technology in London: An experimental and modelling study

Impact of a cool roof application on the energy and comfort performance in an existing non-residential building. A Sicilian case study

Synergistic Interactions between Urban Heat Islands and Heat Waves: The Impact in Cities Is Larger than the Sum of Its Parts

The Cost of Cooling

Georgetown University Urban Heat Island Toolkit

A comprehensive study of the impact of green roofs on building energy performance

Potential energy savings from cool roofs in Spain and Andalusia

Climatic effects of surface albedo geoengineering

Weather effect on thermal and energy performance of an extensive tropical green roof

Positive effects of vegetation: Urban heat island and green roofs

The Impact of Heat Islands on Mortality in Paris during the August 2003 Heat Wave

Porous Asphalt Pavement Temperature Effects on Overall Urban Heat Island

Urban Form and Extreme Heat Events: Are Sprawling Cities More Vulnerable to Climate Change than Compact Cities?

Impacts of Urban Albedo Increase on Local Air Temperature at Daily–Annual Time Scales: Model Results and Synthesis of Previous Work

An integrated empirical and modeling methodology for analyzing solar reflective roof technologies on commercial buildings

Development of empirical models for an estate level air temperature prediction in Singapore

Global Cooling: Policies to Cool the World and Offset Global Warming from CO2 Using Reflective Roofs and Pavements

Health Impacts of Heat: Present Realities and Potential Impacts of a Climate Change

Causes of Urban Heat Island in Singapore

Assessment of urban heat island and possible adaptations in Enugu urban using Landsat – ETM

Trends in heat-related mortality in the United States, 1975–2004

Climate Change and Extreme Heat Events

White Roofs Cool the World, Directly Offset CO2 and Delay Global Warming

On the Use of Cool Materials as a Heat Island Mitigation Strategy

Urban Heat Island Mitigation Can Improve New York City’s Environment

Microclimatic modeling of the urban thermal environment of Singapore to mitigate urban heat island

Global Change and the Ecology of Cities

A review on the generation, determination and mitigation of Urban Heat Island

Evaluation of In Situ Temparatures, Water Infiltration and Regional Feasibility of Pervious Concrete Pavements

Global Cooling: Effect of Urban Albedo on Global Temperature

Surface heat budget on green roof and high reflection roof for mitigation of urban heat island

A preliminary study on the local cool island intensity of Taipei city parks

A case study of urban heat islands in the Carolinas

Adapting Cities for climate change: the role of the green infrastructure

Cool colored coatings for passive cooling of cities

Effect on CO2 Emissions of Building Urban Area by Introducing Solar Reflective Paint

Potentials of urban heat island mitigation

Mitigation of the heat island effect in urban New Jersey

Design of a porous type residential building model with low environment load in hot and humid Asia

Passive Cooling of Outdoor Urban Spaces: The Role of Materials

Characteristics of the urban heat island in the city of Salamanca, Spain

Effects of Vegetation on Urban Climate and Buildings

Investigation of thermal benefits of rooftop garden in the tropical environment


Air pollution prevention through urban heat island mitigation: an update on the urban heat island pilot project

Measured energy savings and demand reduction from a reflective roof membrane on a large retail store in Austin

Global temperature change and its uncertainties since 1861

Indirect carbon reduction by residential vegetation and planting strategies in Chicago, USA

Cool Communities: Strategies for heat island mitigation and smog reduction

Impact of anthropogenic heat on urban climate in Tokyo

Mitigation of urban heat island: Meteorology, energy, and air quality impacts

Practical issues for using solar-reflective materials to mitigate urban heat islands

Cooling Energy Savings Potential of Light-Colored Roofs for Residential and Commercial Buildings in 11 US Metropolitan Areas

The contribution of a planted roof to the thermal protection of buildings in Greece

Modeling and Simulation of the Tokyo Urban Heat Island

Measured Impact of Neighbourhood Tree Cover on Microclimate

Residential cooling loads and the urban heat island—the effects of albedo

Impacts of vegetation on residential heating and cooling

Control of Urban Night Temperature in Semitropical Regions During Summer

Anthropogenic Heating of the Urban Environment due to Air Conditioning

Assessing Health Vulnerability to Climate Change: A Guide for Health Departments

Cool Surfaces and Shade Trees to Reduce Energy Use and Improve Air Quality in Urban Areas

Development of a numerical simulation system toward comprehensive assessments of urban warming countermeasures including their impacts upon the urban buildings’ energy demands

Global cooling: increasing world-wide urban albedos to offset CO2

Probabilistic spatial risk assessment of heat impacts and adaptations for London