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This project-oriented, interdisciplinary course is an introduction to the topic of heat and the challenges it creates for existing and future cities.

In spring 2020 we explore heat cycles in different locations throughout tempe with small sensors.

Recent Heat Posts

What is the Best Way To Cook a Steak ? By Ji Brust

May 6, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, I have so much more time on my hands. As a result, I  have been […]

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Passive Cooling and the Built Environment by Nathan E.

May 6, 2020

If there is one thing that can and must change about current building cooling methods, it is the traditional HVAC […]

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Heat In Phoenix By Demos Fotias

May 6, 2020

If you’ve ever lived in Phoenix, you’re well acquainted with the heat and the numerous summer jokes that get made […]

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Heat Glossary

Heat Glossary

This collection of key terms in heat research was compiled from various online sources.

Heat Map (2019)

Explore the thermal comfort map of ASU's Tempe campus to find the most shaded route on a hot summer day.

Thermal comfort map
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Meet the Teams

Meet the individuals that made experimentation possible.