Scott Neuman Scott Neuman works as a Digital News writer and editor, handling breaking news and feature stories for NPR.org. Occasionally he can be heard on-air reporting on stories for Newscasts and has done several radio features.

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The sun's rays beat down on the rooftops of the Union Square area in New York City, where "cool roofs" are now mandatory for all new commercial construction. Steve Kelley/Getty Images hide caption

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