DOES ARTIFICIAL GRASS HEAT UP IN THE SUN?
Artificial grass has many benefits but indeed one drawback. It does heat up in the sun. Natural grass has a cooling effect, artificial grass does not. Again the comparison with pavement applies, as this also retains the sun’s heat.
However, artificial grass is very populair in countries with hot climates. The advantages of artificial grass – like water saving – does make up for the disadvantage of the higher temperature of the lawn.