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Urban Heat Vulnerability Map

A map highlighting the vulnerability of urban areas to extreme heat

October 2020
Gallery Urban Heat Vulnerability Map 1
Gallery Urban Heat Vulnerability Map 1
01.

Identification

The Urban Heat Vulnerability Maps that we develop for city municipalities are able to identify not only where are the hottest areas are located but also where the most vulnerable people of the city are located in the city. In addition, there are also able to visualise the current state of adaptive capacity to extreme heat based on the availability of greenery, water bodies public health etc. Therefore, they can identify where to develop heat mitigation projects. By helping the city prioritise its actions, the map maximises the efficiency of the city's efforts to become more resilient.

The Urban Heat Vulnerability Map is processing 3 times more data sets and is delivered 4 times quicker than the traditional approach, empowering cities to identify the most vulnerable areas to extreme heat events and therefore maximise the impact of the implementation of heat mitigation strategies.

Label Date October 2020
From Czechia
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners, Credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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02.

The environmental benefits

  • Our map empowers decision-makers to develop heat mitigation strategies: - The shade provided by trees can reduce our physiologically equivalent temperature by between 7 and 15°C.
  • Green infrastructures can reduce energy consumption by 8% for heating energy and up to 18% for cooling energy.
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Besides having a direct impact on energy consumption, the solution will prevent tremendous costs incurred by society occurring during heat waves
04.

Activity Region

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North america

United States,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

ECOTEN urban comfort

We provide innovative services to help municipalities to adapt to climate change and mitigate the urban heat island.

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Headquarters 120 00 Prague-Prague 2, Czechia
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