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Bright Rooftops Offer Big Relief for Urban Heat Islands

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April 24, 2012

Bright Rooftops Offer Big Relief for Urban Heat Islands

Researchers studying surface temperatures of black, white and green (vegetated) roofs in cities found a startling difference: black roofs can be up to 54 degrees hotter than a green or white roof.