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RP2005: News Article: Cool roofs and the heat island effect: the evidence is in

Dark coloured and bare metallic roofs are common and make up a sizeable portion of the urban fabric. And while they usually do a great job of protecting the building beneath, they can also contribute to higher energy costs and the “urban heat island effect”. The solution may be a simple black-and-white decision....

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RP2005: Urban Micro Climates