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CS-2009 SSc7.2: Heat Island Effect—Roof
Project location: Czech Republic
September 9, 2019
I would like to kindly ask, if the open-grid pavement contributes to Heat Island Effect - Roof. Can I include "holes" in open-grid concrete tiles into vegetated roof area calculation? Does anyone have experience with this problem?
Thanks a lot for your opinion!
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September 16, 2019 - 8:14 am
Just to be clear, the open grid paving is in a roof application on your project? Typically open grid paving would be associated with heat island effect non-roof in the v2009 rating system as part of site hardscape.
September 16, 2019 - 8:44 am
Thank you for your reply. Yes, it is part of a roof - designed for roof maintaining. I struggle a bit with the calculation - at first, I thought that I can deduct from the total roof surface attics area - but I am not sure about it, too (and probably attica is not considered as a roof appurtenance).
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