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What is the urban heat island effect and how can irrigating your property protect you?

Metropolitan areas, like Toronto, get hotter in the summer because they are urban heat islands. An urban heat island is created in places where there are a large number of people, asphalt, cars, buses and trains. Where you have a lot of buildings, people and activity in an enclosed urban center the heat doesn’t have … Continue reading What is the urban heat island effect and how can irrigating your property protect you?