Cool Cities, Cool Planet

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Date: 
January 2, 2013
Presenter(s): 
Art Rosenfeld, Melvin Pomerantz and Ronnen Levinson

Berkeley Lab scientists discuss how cool roofs can cool your building, your city ... and our planet.

Speakers: Arthur Rosenfeld, Professor of Physics Emeritus at UC Berkeley, founded the Berkeley Lab Center for Building Science in 1974. He served on the California Energy Commission from 2000 to 2010 and is commonly referred to as California's godfather of energy efficiency.

Melvin Pomerantz is a member of the Heat Island Group at Berkeley Lab. Trained as a physicist at UC Berkeley, he specializes in research on making cooler pavements and evaluating their effects.

Ronnen Levinson is a staff scientist at Berkeley Lab and the acting leader of its Heat Island Group. He has developed cool roofing and paving materials and helped bring cool roof requirements into building energy efficiency standards.

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