Climate Change

What is the Heat Island Effect?

If you have been following climate change discussions across the web, you may have come across the term ‘heat island effect’. But what is the heat island effect? We found the following information on the NSW Government Climate Change website. The urban heat island effect occurs because urban environments tend to trap more heat than […]

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Rural fringe takes on Urban Heat Island Effect with light coloured roofs

Wilton’s new Development Control Plan (DCP) has looked to face climate change head on, with roofs installed on new homes required to be of lighter, more reflective colours that can cool residential buildings in warmer months. In a bid to tackle the urban heat island effect head on, which sees human activities drive up temperatures

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