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Addressing the urban heat island phenomenon

Commercial ArchitectureOne of the most challenging things about living in some cities is how hot they can get. The abundance of concrete, tarmac and other heat trapping materials can make them much hotter than rural areas. This is a phenomenon known as the urban heat island. It is something that many property owners need to address, especially when it comes to large pieces of commercial architecture. The scale of these buildings means they can contribute a huge amount to the heat. Continue reading