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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Webinar: Open Source Energy System Modelling with OSeMOSYS

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with partnership with 21st Century Power Partnership and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, hosted this 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 the development of local, national and multi-regional energy strategies.


White Papers on Green Business

 Review this great resource of in-depth research and analysis for materials as you develop your curriculum in sustainability and business. A wide array of research articles provide objective and verifiable information on a variety of topics, including: the use of effective and legal claims in “green” product marketing, sustainability and audit reports through businesses transparency, and trend reports to assist in planning for sustainability in the future.


Workforce Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals (EERE)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project fosters the growth of a high quality residential energy upgrade industry and a skilled and credentialed workforce. The project has three components: 1) Guidelines for quality work, 2) Guidelines for effective training, 3) Guidelines for professional certifications.


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.


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