Knowledge Base

Welcome to the Knowledge Base: a repository for cool surface and urban heat island information! The Knowledge Base is a user-friendly tool to find research, program materials, sample documents, presentations, case studies, codes and standards, videos, images and other relevant items from around the world. Whether you are investigating a specific topic or paper or are simply browsing, the Knowledge Base is designed to help you quickly find what you are looking for.

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  1. The role of one large greenspace in mitigating London’s nocturnal urban heat island
  2. Cool Policies for Cool Cities
  3. Reducing Peak Energy Demand: A Hidden Benefit of Cool Roofs
  4. Los Angeles Residential Cool Roof Ordinance
  5. Georgetown University Urban Heat Island Toolkit
  6. Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington DC
  7. Avoided Heat-Related Mortality through Climate Adaptation Strategies in Three US Cities
  8. Health Impacts of Urban Cooling Strategies in Baltimore, Los Angeles, and New York City
  9. Incorporating built environment factors into climate change mitigation strategies for Seoul, South Korea: A sustainable urban systems framework
  10. Adapting Cities for climate change: the role of the green infrastructure