In studying the PPP, I ran across a question I didn't really agree with:
An architect is planning a site for a complex of office buildings and wishes to specify ground surface materials that will help to moderate the microclimate. To meet this goal, he should specify materials with:
A) high albedo and high conductivity
B) low albedo and low conductivity
C) high albedo and low conductivity
D) low albedo and high conductivity
The answer is D, but I thought that since you're reducing the permeable ground and took some trees down already, that you'd be countering the fact that the reduced permeable ground so the heat island effect would be started. I would think that you'd be trying to lower the microclimate and that would mean using a high albedo and low conductivity..
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