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Title: A guidebook for the control of summer heat islands

Abstract

The Heat Island Project at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL/HIP) is compiling a guidebook for the control of summer heat islands, which currently affect most US cities. The guidebook will describe the causes and societal costs of this climate phenomenon, as well as the benefits and energy saving potentials of using trees and light-colored surfaces to mitigate it. Both conservation potentials and the experiences of city-wide implementation programs will be presented. The guidebook is supported by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and others. It is written in non-technical language, and targeted for government officials, utility planners, and others interested in addressing this community-wide energy and environmental issue. The manual is scheduled for completion by the Fall of 1990, but will be updated periodically as new information becomes available. 4 refs., 1 tab.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; USEPA; EPRI; USDOE, Washington, DC (United States); Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC (United States); Electric Power Research Inst., Palo Alto, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
5484512
Report Number(s):
LBL-29224; CONF-900833-16
ON: DE91016246
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: ACEEE summer study on energy efficiency in buildings, Pacific Grove, CA (United States), 26 Aug - 1 Sep 1990
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 58 GEOSCIENCES; BUILDINGS; ENERGY CONSERVATION; LANDSCAPING; PLANNING; URBAN AREAS; MICROCLIMATES; ALBEDO; ENERGY CONSUMPTION; IMPLEMENTATION; INFORMATION DISSEMINATION; ISOTHERMS; PAVEMENTS; SHADING; TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE; TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTION; TEMPERATURE INVERSIONS; TREES; CLIMATES; PLANTS; 320100* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Buildings; 291000 - Energy Planning & Policy- Conservation; 580000 - Geosciences

Citation Formats

Huang, J, Davis, S, and Akbari, H. A guidebook for the control of summer heat islands. United States: N. p., 1990. Web.
Huang, J, Davis, S, & Akbari, H. A guidebook for the control of summer heat islands. United States.
Huang, J, Davis, S, and Akbari, H. Wed . "A guidebook for the control of summer heat islands". United States.
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title = {A guidebook for the control of summer heat islands},
author = {Huang, J and Davis, S and Akbari, H},
abstractNote = {The Heat Island Project at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL/HIP) is compiling a guidebook for the control of summer heat islands, which currently affect most US cities. The guidebook will describe the causes and societal costs of this climate phenomenon, as well as the benefits and energy saving potentials of using trees and light-colored surfaces to mitigate it. Both conservation potentials and the experiences of city-wide implementation programs will be presented. The guidebook is supported by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and others. It is written in non-technical language, and targeted for government officials, utility planners, and others interested in addressing this community-wide energy and environmental issue. The manual is scheduled for completion by the Fall of 1990, but will be updated periodically as new information becomes available. 4 refs., 1 tab.},
doi = {},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/5484512}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1990},
month = {8}
}

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