To explore options for reducing the health impacts of extreme heat events in Vancouver, the City of Vancouver is undertaking a number of Extreme Heat projects, of which this review is one. The focus of this research is to explore alternative strategies to traditional air conditioning in buildings to address the issue of overheating, with an emphasis on multi-unit residential buildings, and, in particular, retro-fitting existing buildings. 

Partner: City of Vancouver
Keywords: climate and renewables, green buildings

Cassie Tesche