Million Cool Roofs Challenge: Local Champions for a Global Movement

Cool roof installers test different coatings to assess effectiveness in Nacajuca, Tabasco state, Mexico. (Credit: Jasón Sosa Gomez, Échale)

Cool roofs for cooler buildings and a cooler planet

Workers apply solar-reflective coating to Lycée Delafosse in Dakar, Senegal. (Credit: Cool Roofers Senegal)

One million cool roofs

Example of how reflective coatings can reduce a roof’s absorption of the sun’s energy. A ‘cool roof’ (middle) has a surface temperature of 30.8°C, while an uncoated roof (right) has a surface temperature of 33.7°C. (Credit: Cool Roofs Indonesia)

And the winner is…

Aerial shot of an orphanage in Pontianak, Indonesia with a patchwork of cool roofs to improve thermal comfort for the children. (Credit: Cool Roofs Indonesia)

What next for cool roofs in Indonesia?

Clean Cooling Collaborative (formerly K-CEP) is an initiative of ClimateWorks Foundation focused on increasing access to efficient, climate-friendly cooling.

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Clean Cooling Collaborative

Clean Cooling Collaborative

Clean Cooling Collaborative (formerly K-CEP) is an initiative of ClimateWorks Foundation focused on increasing access to efficient, climate-friendly cooling.

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