What are high albedo materials ?
To understand what high albedo materials are, it is important to understand about albedo.
Albedo is the measure of reflected solar energy to incident solar energy. In simpler terms, it is the measure of solar absorption.
High Albedo Materials are those materials that have high reflectivity and low absorptivity. These materials are preferred during the development of smart cities and green buildings because they help neutralize the urban heat island effect in a natural manner.