This e-book is a suitable reference on the technical and scientific competence related to effective application and integration of cool materials in the built environment. The e-book is an overview on the following:

The role of cool materials in the built environment.
Major cool materials techniques and their benefits and drawbacks.
Research trends in cool materials for the built environment.
Technical guidelines for instrumentation, testing and rating of cool materials.
Policy and economic aspects of cool materials necessary for the management of built environments.
Case studies where the cool materials are implemented.

These features make this reference e-book a useful guide for civil engineering and environmental management graduates as well as working professionals in the industry including architects, urban planners and environmental inspectors.