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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Green and Sustainability Jobs and Career Resources

 This article, on the state of green careers, provides information and resources for educators and students on current sustainable career trends and projections. Links to websites featuring sustainability related job offerings, disciplinary based sustainability associations, higher education consortia, and career pathways for students are included.


Pearson SEED Store

This resource provides access to additional educational resources from SEED Center partners and corporate sponsors. Pearson is the global leader in education publishing, providing quality educational solutions that span the post-secondary learning spectrum from college and career training through graduate studies and professional training and development. Please explore this bookstore for all your sustainability needs. We’re just getting started, so please keep checking back for updates and new materials.


Renewable Energy Standards

 This searchable database of renewable energy industry standards and publications includes guidelines for products, training, installation, performance and more. Standards for all divisions of renewable energy are included: bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean energy, solar and wind.


Report from the Inaugural National Energy Education Summit

 This report follows up on the National Energy Education Summit, created by the National Council for Science and the Environment, and is aimed to develop and advance partnerships that focus on transitioning the world towards a resilient and sustainable energy system. It emphasizes action through policy and practice to build relationships and increase motivation to contribute in the rapidly changing energy landscape.


Shared Solar: Current Landscape, Market Potential, and the Impact of Federal Securities Regulation

Analysis from the NREL finds that shared solar programs could be the answer for those households and businesses that cannot host on-site photovoltaic (PV) systems. The report discusses the current business and legal environment for shared solar, addresses regulatory and market issues beyond legislation, and looks at market deployment potential.


Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform

 This opensource software application allows cities and states to streamline the process of managing and standardizing building energy data for better energy efficiency program design and implementation.

To maximize the success of the platform, the SEED Platform Collaborative was created to provide technical support, a peer community and opportunities to provide input on future software development.


TED Talk on Behavorial Science and Energy Bills

 This is a TED Talk video of Alex Laskey, an energy software designer, who discusses how behavioral science can lower people’s energy bills.


The Quadrennial Energy Review

The Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) enables the Federal Government to translate policy goals into a set of analytically based, integrated actions that include executive actions, legislative proposals, and budget and resource requirements for proposed investments, over a multi-year planning horizon.
The report includes the following:
– An integrated view of, and recommendations for, Federal energy policy in the context of economic, environmental, occupational, security, and health and safety priorities
– A review of the adequacy of existing executive and legislative actions and recommendations for additional executive and legislative actions, as appropriate.
 -An assessment of and recommendations for priorities for research, development, and demonstration programs to support key energy innovation goals.
– Identification of analytical tools and data needed to support further policy development and implementation.


Tribal Energy System Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Report

 This report assesses the vulnerability of US tribal energy infrastructure and systems due to climate change, and increases understanding of these risks to encourage effective planning and management of these energy systems.


Webinar: Three Big Myths About Big Data and Energy Management

 This research study aims to identify the impact of vast amounts of data and advanced analytics on the management of enterprise-wide building portfolios through interviews with energy managers from large corporations, hospital systems, governments and educational institutions. The results highlight the early nature of using big-data analytics for enterprise-level energy management and focuses on three of the most pervasive myths: 1) One Size Fits All, 2) It’s all About Technology, and 3) Data Equals Information. Use this webinar in your classroom when discussing energy management for today’s large businesses and organizations.


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