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Orlando Magic, Players Chuma Okeke and Caleb Houstan Join AdventHealth in Unveiling Refurbished Basketball Court in Kissimmee
As part of the Magic and AdventHealth’s continuing commitment to the Central Florida community, the two helped unveil a refurbished court on Wednesday at the Kissimmee City Chamber Park Community Center with a design inspired by the Magic’s 35th anniversary court.
SXSW 2023 Innovation Award Winners Announced
Awarded Best in Show, GAF Beats the Heat by Cooling Streets of Parsippany, NJ is an initiative aimed at helping cities address urban heat at a community level by developing insights and assessing the effects of current cooling strategies.
Thanks to an Innovative New Paint, This School's Playground Just Got 12 Degrees Cooler
One 75-degree day last month, the playground of the SAE School outside of Atlanta underwent a dramatic transformation. Students and volunteers equipped with paintbrushes and rollers covered the school’s black asphalt basketball courts and preschool play area with a bright coat of blue and tan paint.
Sun-Reflective Coating Applied on GA Playground
A green private institution that educates students from preschool through eighth grade in Mableton, Georgia, has recently installed a solar-reflective coating on its basketball court and playground.
LA Neighbourhood to Coat 1M Square Feet in ‘Cool’ Paints to Beat Extreme Heat
When a heatwave hits, temperatures in cities can become even more extreme as all that concrete and asphalt absorbs a ton of sunlight. One Los Angeles neighbourhood is testing out a new strategy to keep itself cool from this phenomenon, called the “urban heat island” effect.
Mableton School Tackles Climate Education With Reflective Playground
For the past two months, students at the SAE School in Mableton have been conducting an experiment. Each day, they measured the surface temperature of the school’s blacktop parking lot and compared it to a test parking spot that had been painted with a special reflective coating...
If Heatwaves Are The New Normal, How Can We Cool Our Cities Down?
While this may not come as a surprise to many people, official records now show July was hottest month ever recorded on Earth.
LA Covers 1 Million Square Feet Of Roads With Special Paint To Cool The City Down
The GAF Cool Community Project recently finished a task that saw it paint 1 million square feet (92,903 square meters) of roads, playgrounds, and parking lots in the Los Angeles, California, neighborhood of Pacoima.
New Green Bike Lanes in Roanoke Promote Cyclist Safety
If you’ve traveled near Roanoke’s Valley View Mall recently, you might have noticed newly-painted green bike lanes. This project for Roanoke’s Department of Transportation was brought to life with StreetBond's high-performance pavement coatings.