Skyai's Urban Heat Islands product focusses on identifying Urban Heat Islands in your region or city. The product helps decision makers to create better policies and informs citizens about the status of their neighbourhood.
Urban areas are dense both in construction and population, large amounts of people and buildings in a small space causes heat to pile up. The resulting increase in temperature causes a variety of problems. There are various local effects this structural increase in temperature causes, including:
- Increased levels of air pollution, impairment of air quality
- Negative effects on citizen health, increased respitory problems
- Higher energy demand, especially from climate conditioning and refrigeration
- Disruption of local ecosystems due to <microclimate changes