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Cool Pavement Research

Berkeley Lab’s Heat Island Group has converted a portion of a new temporary parking lot at Berkeley Lab into a cool pavement exhibit. Cool pavements reflect as much as 30 to 50 percent of the sun’s energy, compared to only 5 percent for new asphalt (and 10 to 20 percent for aged asphalt). Full story: newscenter.lbl.gov/feature-stories/2012/09/13/parking-lot...

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Uploaded on September 14, 2012