Cool Houston! A Plan for Cooling the Region

This plan for cooling the city of Houston, Texas outlines strategic actions to achieve the goals of cool paving, cool roofing, cooling trees, improved air and water quality, and improved quality of life.  Specific solutions (including products and technologies), recommended stakeholder meetings and actions, and policy options (e.g. incentives, regulations) to support implementation are discussed for cool paving, cool roofing and cool trees. A comprehensive listing of recommended trees for the Houston region is included.

Publication Date: July 2004

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