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Gilbert, Haley E., Tom Jacobs, Seongeun Jeong, Melvin Pomerantz, Dev Millstein, Doug Norsby, Andrea Repinsky, and Ronnen M. Levinson."Heat Island Mitigation Assessment and Policy Development for the Kansas City Region." (2019). DOI
Levinson, Ronnen M., Haley E. Gilbert, Melvin Pomerantz, John T. Harvey, and George A. Ban-Weiss."Recent cool pavement research highlights: Quantifying the energy and environmental consequences of cool pavements." (2017).
Pomerantz, Melvin."Are Cooler Surfaces a Cost-Effect Mitigation of Urban Heat Islands?."Urban Climate (2017). DOI
Pomerantz, Melvin, Pablo J. Rosado, and Ronnen M. Levinson."A Simple Tool for Estimating City-Wide Annual Electrical Energy Savings from Cooler Surfaces."Urban Climate 14.2 (2015) 315 - 325. DOI
Levinson, Ronnen M., Hashem Akbari, Melvin Pomerantz, and Smita Gupta."Solar access of residential rooftops in four California cities."Solar Energy 83.12 (2009) 2120-2135. DOI
Levinson, Ronnen M., Hashem Akbari, Melvin Pomerantz, and Smita Gupta."Estimating the solar access of typical residential rooftops: A case study in San Jose, CA."Solar 2008 (2008).
Pomerantz, Melvin, Hashem Akbari, Sheng-Chieh Chang, Ronnen M. Levinson, and Brian Pon."Examples of cooler reflective streets for urban heat-island mitigation : portland cement concrete and chip seals." (2003).
Akbari, Hashem, Melvin Pomerantz, and Haider Taha."Cool surfaces and shade trees to reduce energy use and improve air quality in urban areas."Solar Energy 70 (2001) 295-310. DOI
Ting, Michael K., Jonathan G. Koomey, and Melvin Pomerantz."Preliminary evaluation of the lifecycle costs and market barriers of reflective pavements." (2001). DOI
Pomerantz, Melvin, Brian Pon, Hashem Akbari, and Sheng-Chieh Chang."The effect of pavements' temperatures on air temperatures in large cities." (2000).
Pomerantz, Melvin, Hashem Akbari, and John T. Harvey."Cooler reflective pavements give benefits beyond energy savings: durability and illumination."ACEEE 2000 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 8 (2000) 293-304.
Akbari, Hashem, Steven J. Konopacki, and Melvin Pomerantz."Cooling energy savings potential of reflective roofs for residential and commercial buildings in the United States."Energy - The International Journal 25 (1999) 391-407. DOI
Pomerantz, Melvin, Hashem Akbari, Paul H. Berdahl, Steven J. Konopacki, Haider Taha, and Arthur H. Rosenfeld."Reflective surfaces for cooler buildings and cities."Philosophical Magazine Part B 79 (1999) 1457-1476. DOI
Rosenfeld, Arthur H., Hashem Akbari, Joseph J. Romm, and Melvin Pomerantz."Cool communities: strategies for heat island mitigation and smog reduction."Energy and Buildings 28 (1998) 51-62. DOI
Konopacki, Steven J., Hashem Akbari, Melvin Pomerantz, Sasa Gabersek, and Lisa M. Gartland."Cooling energy savings potential of light-colored roofs for residential and commercial buildings in 11 US metropolitan areas." (1997). DOI
Pomerantz, Melvin, Hashem Akbari, Allan Chen, Haider Taha, and Arthur H. Rosenfeld."Paving materials for heat island mitigation." (1997). DOI