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What does UHIE stand for?

UHIE stands for Urban Heat Island Effect

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The determination of the radiative and thermal properties of construction materials such as painted metal cladding and roofing is becoming more important as global awareness increases about the part that radiative properties play in helping reduce urban heat island effects and offset the use of CO2 generating cooling and heating systems.
Urban heat island effect Materials have been selected to reduce the Urban Heat Island effect, through the use of materials with high Solar Reflective Index (SRI).
Previous studies, carried out by NOAA, NASA, and the Hadley Center, also found that land warming was approximately 1AC since the mid-1950s, and that the urban heat island effect and poor station quality did not bias the results.
Under the NYC [degrees]CoolRoofs program, City-owned buildings have been utilized to help reduce energy usage and reduce the urban heat island effect by providing more than 500,000 square feet of its own rooftops.
homebuilder, Therma-Hexx founder Robert Barmore calls the technology a "gamechanger" that enables users to recover significant volumes of untapped energy from concrete paving stones or roof pavers; addresses urban heat island effect by shifting excess energy to target points; and, holds strong potential to contribute to a project's LEED rating points and qualify for tax breaks akin to those for solar panel installations.