US Cities Introduce Coating Technology to Cover Pavements to Keep Streets Cool

  • Authorities in Los Angeles, California and Arizona are covering parts of roads in coating designed to cool down the asphalt. The coating absorbs and then radiates a ton of heat.
  • This coating helps the roads reflect more sunlight than standard asphalt, making them noticeably less hot. It can keep the temperature down by 12° F during the afternoon than the standard temperature.

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