Using Cool Paving Materials to Improve the Microclimate of Urban Areas

A review of a field study of a medium-sized park in Athens where existing pathways were replaced with cool pavements.  The addition of pavements reduced temperatures by nearly 2 degrees Celsius.

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N. Gaitani

A. Spanou

M. Saliari

K. Gianopoulou

K. Vasilakopoulou

Source: Buildings and Environment

Publication Date: July 2012

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