NYC CoolRoofs is a City initiative that supports local job-seekers through paid work experience to cool New York City rooftops with a white, reflective coating that reduces building energy consumption and citywide carbon emissions. 

Through the over ten-week long training period, the workforce participants in the program install cool roofs throughout New York City. Participants also earn credentials such as the OSHA 30, First Aid/CPR, Fireguard, 4-Hour Flagger, and 4-Hour Scaffolding certifications at no-cost.

Participants also receive career readiness support from the Workforce1 Industrial and Transportation Career Center to further promote their skills development and preparation for long-term careers in the construction sector.

More information, including eligibility, hourly pay and other program details, is available online and by phone.


Learn more about NYC CoolRoofs.

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for assistance.

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