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Heat Islands

Heat Island Webcast Series

Cool Fixes for Hot Cities Part 1: San Antonio

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Part 1 of the Cool Fixes for Hot Cities webcast series will cover San Antonio’s Under 1 Roof program, which aims to provide relief from extreme heat and high utility bills to the city's low-income residents. The growing program has installed over 150 cool roofs for low-income homeowners so far. Learn more about San Antonio’s program, the benefits of cool roofs, and monitoring efforts in this 90 minute webcast.

Registration for Part 1

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Agenda

  • Introduction. Victoria Ludwig, U.S. EPA Heat Island Reduction Program
  • Overview of Cool Roofs for Heat Island Reduction. Jeff Steuben, Cool Roof Rating Council
  • San Antonio’s Under 1 Roof Program. Barbara Ankamah Burford, San Antonio Neighborhood & Housing Services
  • Performance Assessment of High‐Solar Reflectance Roofs in San Antonio. Dr. Hazem Rashed‐Ali, The University of Texas at San Antonio

Cool Fixes for Hot Cities Part 2: Los Angeles

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 2:00 - 3:30pm ET

Part 2 of the Cool Fixes for Hot Cities webcast series will cover Los Angeles’ cool streets pilot project and other heat island reduction measures. The innovative pilot is in progress on 15 blocks throughout the city and is already generating benefits and lessons learned. Learn more about the pilot, the benefits of cool pavements, and Los Angeles’ plans to reduce temperatures citywide in this 90 minute webcast.

Registration for Part 2

Registration will open August 2, 2018.

Agenda

  • Introduction. Victoria Ludwig, U.S. EPA Heat Island Reduction Program
  • Overview of Cool Pavements for Heat Island Reduction. Kurt Shickman, Global Cool Cities Alliance
  • Los Angeles’ Cool Pavements Pilot Project. Greg Spotts, Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services
  • Los Angeles’ Cool Roof Ordinance. Craig Tranby, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power