White Roof Project 2012 Wrap Up – The Future Will be Here Soon

If you do one extra thing this week, take 2 minutes to watch this video.

2013 could be a big year for the environmental community nationally and in New York. Let’s get inspired and get involved. Give us your feedback on our exciting year below.

Thanks 2012. It’s been great!

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White Roofs for Green Schools

Leisha John, Director of Environmental Sustainability at a major accounting firm and friend of the White Roof Project, talks about white roofing schools in Miami. She opens with some exciting statistics on white roofs’ energy saving potential in just one city.

Did you know?: White roofing Miami schools could save 37 million dollars in 10 years by reducing kilowatt hours of energy used! That’s enough to power 3,000 homes or buy Miami students 80,000 computers. Check it out and help spread the word.

What could white roof do for your city?

White Roofs for Green Schools

 

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Join Our Team in 2013!

Join our expanding team in 2013. Be part of our biggest year ever as we hire our first paid Executive Director and build out our impressive group of board and junior board members.

Join an exciting team of nonprofit entrepreneurs for a one year minimum commitment. Be a real part of the discussion and be part of our success.

Download a Coordinator Application and review open coordinator positions below.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Please submit your application by 2/15/13

 

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Happy Holidays! Thank You for a Great Year!

We wish everyone  a Happy Holiday Season and a Happy New Year. 

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Super Storms, Super powers, and White Roofs

For millions of New Yorkers the name “Sandy” no long evokes the flaxen haired, shaggy, scrap of a pup out of the Annie cartoons. No, on October 29th  the name Sandy became synonymous with one thing and one thing only – a Frankenstorm, that decimated entire neighborhoods, snarled transport for days,

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Hurricane Sandy: Help Us Help Out, New Climate Change Buzz

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, most of the White Roof team remains in the dark. Thankfully, we’re all okay. Our home base of New York City took a hard hit. If you’re able and in the area, you can help our friends recover. 

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Thank you to our many sponsors!

It would be impossible to put on an event such as Paint the Town White without the support from our sponsors! You can learn more about them and the amazing work they are doing below! From everyone at WRP we salute you!

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Auction Items!!

We’ve been tweeting all our auction items but here they are in one neat package! 

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About us: Jordan Reisner – Chaptering

Did you know we’re expanding to other cities? Meet the man behind the plan, Jordan Resiner! If you’re interested in starting your own WRP chapter contact Jordan through info@whiteroofproject.org. 

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Painting a Roof with Local 94

White Roof Project spent the first full day of fall coating a rooftop with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 94. We all went down to Alphabet City on the Lower East Side where WRP has been working with residents and community partners to create a more sustainable environment, including a cluster of white roofs.

White Roof Project works to mitigate the Urban Heat Island effect – the super heating of cities in the summer due to a proliferation of dark surfaces like roofs and roads

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