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- Millward, Andrew A.; Laursen, Andrew E., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Environmental management 2014 v.53 no.6 pp. 1043-1057
- air temperature; buildings; leaf area; microclimate; models; regression analysis; shade trees; soil; solar radiation; summer; surface temperature; vegetation; vines; Canada
- ... Urban vegetation can mitigate increases in summer air temperature by reducing the solar gain received by buildings. To quantify the temperature-moderating influence of city trees and vine-covered buildings, a total of 13 pairs of temperature loggers were installed on the surfaces of eight buildings in downtown Toronto, Canada, for 6 months during the summer of 2008. One logger in each pair was sha ...