The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”
Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.
How are the Resources Organized?
What are the Criteria?
Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:
- Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
- Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products
- Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative
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Webinar – U.S. Department of Education Addresses HVACR Educators
On April 30, 2013 the U.S. Department of Education conducted a one hour webinar for HVACR educators to provide them firsthand information from Washington. Highlights include a blueprint to revise the Perkins Act, align curriculum to industry standards & assessments. Secondary programs provide students will skills necessary for employment, while creating articulation agreements with their […]
May 8, 2013
Report – Using Executive Orders to Advance Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
This brief highlights governor issued executive orders as they relate to energy efficiency or renewable energy. This report would be a good reading to include in any course that is addressing policy issues and systemic change related to energy, including introductory courses.
May 21, 2013
Regional Energy Efficiency Database
Provides a one-stop resource for your curricular development to readily access energy efficiency program data, including energy and peak-demand savings, costs, avoided emissions, and job impacts.
June 13, 2013
Energy 101 Undergraduate Course Framework: Teaching the Fundamentals of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) is leading the “Energy 101” initiative, a peer reviewed course framework for an interdisciplinary fundamental of energy course using a systems-based approach that can be individualized by the nations universities and community colleges. The model course will teach energy from an interdisciplinary perspective in an effort to capture the dynamic […]
June 17, 2013
Financing Energy Upgrades for K-12 School Districts
A guide for tapping into funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements on your campus.
June 20, 2013
Webinar: Open Source Energy System Modelling with OSeMOSYS
The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with 21st Century Power Partnership and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, hosted this 2013 training webinar on OSeMOSYS, the open-source energy modelling system. Panelists discuss energy modelling using OSeMOSYS, a fully-fledged systems optimization model for long-term energy planning that is a simple, powerful, and transparent tool for informing […]
December 21, 2013
Energy Star: Higher Education Resources
Check out these great resources from Energy Star for higher education. On this webpage you will find reading lists, syllabi, funding guidance, and other helpful resources.
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provides assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to complete a variety of projects. Offering both loan guarantees and grants, the REAP program helps eligible applicants install renewable energy systems such as solar panels or anaerobic digesters, make energy efficiency improvements such as installing irrigation pumps or […]
March 22, 2014
Federal Finance Facilities Available for Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Clean Energy Deployment
Resource guide that lists the various federal financing programs for which energy efficiency and clean energy qualify – meant to make it easier for state, local and tribal leaders, along with their partners in the private sector, to find capital for energy efficiency and clean energy projects.
CLEAN Teaching Climate and Energy Science
Provides a guide for educators built off the original climate and energy literacy frameworks. Educators can find summaries of each principle, possible challenges when teaching the principle, suggested pedagogic approaches for each grade level for grades 6-16, and relevant teaching materials from the CLEAN reviewed collection. Look for connections to the Next Generation Science Standards […]
March 23, 2014
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