Apr 22, 2024

Researchers see remarkable temperature results after applying ‘cool paint coatings’: ‘A minimally intrusive solution … that has an immediate effect’

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Forget painting the town red. Revelers wanting to escape the heat may be adopting a new turn of phrase following the recently revealed results of a real-world study.

As detailed by, NTU Singapore researchers found that using “cool paint coatings” in urban areas resulted in pedestrians feeling 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit cooler — helping to mitigate the dreaded heat island effect.

“This is a minimally intrusive solution for urban cooling that has an immediate effect, compared to other options that often require major urban redevelopment to deploy,” lead author Dr. E V S Kiran Kumar Donthu told the outlet.

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