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Heat Islands

Heat Island Webcast Series

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 covered 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. Materials from this webcast, including a recording and transcript, will be available soon.

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

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 covered 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. Materials from this webcast, including a recording and transcript, have been posted on the webcasts page.

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