on Australia, Wilton City has decided to institute new rules to deal with the consequences
Global warming. As directed by the Government of New South Wales, a new “Development Control Plan” (DCP) will be finalized in parallel with our local urban development plan in the second half of 2021.
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Work includes supplying water heaters via solar panels, installing a passive cooling system or installing an alternative energy source.
Paint the roofs lightly
But, as a rule, it also draws attention to the color of the roof. In fact, the city prefers new-build homes with ‘where possible’ white or light-colored roofs. This allows the sunlight to be reflected better and the heat of the building is kept under control. Air conditioning can be used sparingly, explains PFM TV.
In addition, the text foresees the planting of several trees, which will provide more freshness in extreme heat, with temperatures exceeding 50 degrees this summer. The municipality expects that these new rules will initially apply to an environment that can accommodate 9,000 new homes.