RESULTS FOR: "Case Studies" (166):

Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington DC

Joint Influence of Albedo and Insulation on Roof Performance

Keeping California Cool: Recent Cool Community Developments

Changes in observed climate extremes in global urban areas

Modeling of cool roof heat transfer in tropical climate

Seasonality of the Urban Heat Island Effect in Madison, Wisconsin

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

A systems approach to evaluating the air quality co-benefits of US carbon policies

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

Cool Policies for Cool Cities

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

British Container Breeding Mosquitoes: The Impact of Urbanisation and Climate Change on Community Composition and Phenology

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

Net Zero Energy Homes: An Indian Pilot Project

Measuring Energy and Environmental Impacts: A New Modeling Tool for Roofing Professionals

Assessing Heat Vulnerability and Access to Cooling Centers in Detroit, Michigan

EPA Urban Heat Island Webcast

Interactive: New York’s Roofscape Gets Climate Makeover

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

AdaptLA Fact Sheet

Looking Up: How Green Roofs and Cool Roofs Can Reduce Energy Use, Address Climate Change, and Protect Water Resources in Southern California

C40 Cities

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

Evaluating Chicago’s Urban Heat Island Policy with Remote Sensing

Positive effects of vegetation: Urban heat island and green roofs

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

Greener Alleys Chicago

Japanese Experience of Technology and Policy for Urban Heat Island Mitigating

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

Evolution of Cool Roof Standards in the US

Weathering of roofing materials – An overview

Global Change and the Ecology of Cities

An Introduction to Cool Roofs

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

A comparative study of the thermal and radiative impacts of photovoltaic canopies on pavement surface temperatures

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

UCF Recommissioning, Green Roof Technology, and Building Science Training; Final Report

A case study of urban heat islands in the Carolinas

On the Parameterization of Surface Roughness at Regional Scales

Mitigating New York City’s Heat Island with Urban Forestry, Living Roofs, and Light Surfaces

The Urban Heat Island, Photochemical Smog, and Chicago

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

Mitigation of the heat island effect in urban New Jersey

Potential energy savings in buildings by an urban tree planting program in California

Outline of the Policy Framework to Reduce Urban Heat Island Effects

Investigation of thermal benefits of rooftop garden in the tropical environment


Mitigating the Urban Heat Island with Green Roof Infrastructure

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

Measured Energy Savings and Demand Reduction from a Reflective Roof Membrane on a Large Retail Store in Austin

Cool Communities: Strategies for heat island mitigation and smog reduction

Impact of anthropogenic heat on urban climate in Tokyo

Demonstration of Cooling Energy Savings of Light Colored Roof Surfacing in Florida Commercial Buildings: Retail Strip Mall

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

A survey of urban heat island studies in two tropical cities

Mitigation of urban heat islands: materials, utility programs, updates

Anthropogenic Heating of the Urban Environment due to Air Conditioning

Probabilistic spatial risk assessment of heat impacts and adaptations for London