They’re painting their roofs white in South Korea, and we found this peppy little video to illustrate how it’s done.
Dark surfaces absorb sunlight and heat. Reflective surfaces help bounce heat away from our
cities. What works with roofs works with roads and parking
Lawrence Berkeley Lab and UC Davis researchers explain
how cool pavements work to cool our cities and improve
the health of the people living in urban areas. Take a look.
Decreased air temperature.
Increased air quality.
Improved public health.
They all add up to make life in the city more comfortable.