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Innovative road surface keeps Adelaide cool in summer

Innovative road surface keeps Adelaide cool in summer

21 August 2020

Adelaide, 21 August 2020 – An innovative trial project which saw sealant products applied to streets in the CBD has been shown to keep roads cooler during the day and night, reducing surface temperature. On hot days, asphalt roads contribute to heating cities and urban areas, known as the urban heat island effect. This can …

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New report shows potential of innovative road sealants to reduce urban heat island effect

New report shows potential of innovative road sealants to reduce urban heat island effect

20 August 2020

Adelaide, 20 August 2020 – On hot summer days, asphalt roads contribute to heating cities and urban areas, known as the urban heat island effect. This can impact the comfort of those using the space such as pedestrians and cyclists. It can also impact retail trade for businesses near urban heat islands and increase energy …

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Tackling Adelaide’s urban heat by cooling roads

Tackling Adelaide’s urban heat by cooling roads

29 January 2020

MEDIA RELEASE An innovative way to tackle urban heat is underway in Adelaide’s Central Market District which has the potential to make our city a more attractive place to work and live. The Cool Road Adelaide project will test how three heat reflective treatments applied to a 100-metre part of Bowen Street West work to reduce …

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