The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

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.

Overview

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 to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Industry Sector Opportunities: Women Working in Green Construction &

This fact sheet discusses how workforce development professionals have a unique opportunity to coalesce the interests of employers and potential employees while helping to ensure that women are poised to take full advantage of the green economy; especially in green construction and energy efficiency retrofitting, renovation, and energy sourcing.


U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the LEED System

The USGBC is a non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.


U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Webinar Subscription

Purchase this subscription to access archived and new webinars on current innovations and best practices in sustainable building and LEED.


U.S. Metro Economies: Green Jobs in U.S. Metro Areas

In this report, the U.S. Conference of Mayors have examined the economic benefits of the ‘Green Economy’ – that part of economic activity which is devoted to the reduction of fossil fuels, the increase of energy efficiency, and the curtailment of greenhouse gas emissions.


Competencies for Weatherization and Residential Single Family Energy Auditor

The WAPTAC has published a set of core competencies designed to increase awareness and raise expectations. These competencies were compiled from the course offerings of several weatherization training centers and from the technical program standards of several states.


Weatherization Curricula, Competencies, and Training Tools

Weatherization Curricula, Competencies, and Training Tool from the Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center


Residential Retrofit Program Design Guide

Follow this link to find the May 2011 US DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) publication on the Residential Retrofit Program Design Guide.


Webinar: Workforce Development and Sales Training for Energy Efficiency Contractors

Follow this link to find the March 22, 2011 US DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) webcast on Workforce Development and Sales Training for Energy Efficiency Contractor.
For a direct link to the Webinar Video: CLICK HERE


World Energy Outlook Special Report 2015: Energy and Climate Change

This report was developed to reconcile the world’s growing energy requirements and the need to halt climate change through an assessment of the energy sector’s climate pledges. It also proposes a strategy to continue economic growth while reaching a peak in global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, highlights the need to develop technologies to transform the global energy system, and recommends strategies on which the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) can build success.


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