Heat-Island Reduction

Reduce heat-islands.

  • Compliant SRI and SR values
  • Extensive selection of available pavers
  • PICPs in these colors can contribute to multiple credits
CalGreen A5.106.11.1
CHPS SS 10.1: 2 pts.
GGlobes up to 5 pts.
BDCv4 SS Heat island reduction: up to 2 pts.
BDCv4.1 SS Heat Island Reduction: up to 2 pts.
NDv4 GIB Heat island reduction: 1 pt.
SITES SD-S+V Reduce urban heat island effects: 4 pts.
Products /
  • Concrete unit masonry
  • Interlocking concrete pavements
  • Permeable interlocking concrete pavements

Pavements with higher SRI or SR values reflect sunlight, absorb and emit less heat than standard pavements, especially compared to asphalt.

Angelus Pavers can provide a wide selection of design options with the following colors meeting the SRI of 29, and initial SR of 33%:

SRI SR* Applicable to:
Angelus Paver Gray 37 33 All
Angelus Paver Cream 36 33 All
Angelus Paver Red 37 31 CalGreen, CHPS, GGlobes
Angelus Paver Sand - 37 All
Angelus Paver Terra Cotta 32 - CHPS, GGlobes
Angelus Paver Adobe 36 - CHPS, GGlobes
Angelus Paver Buff* 35 - CHPS, GGlobes

*Initial SR %

Green Globes includes permeable surfaces such as PICP in the calculations.

Green Globes also includes opaque wall surfaces (east, west, south). Concrete masonry without pigments is deemed to comply.

Heat-Island Reduction