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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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Report: The Greening of Corrections, Creating a Sustainable System

This report identifies green job training programs that provide quality employment opportunities in the emerging green economy. While the section, Completing the Sustainable Model (p 20), provides corrections administrators ways to adapt existing training programs and build strategic partners that support the continuum of learning opportunities during a transition to a greener economy, it is […]

May 10, 2011

Resources from the U.S. Green Building Council Center for Green Schools

The U.S. Green Building Council (the creator of LEED green building certifications) provides numerous resources on creating green schools that are accessible at the link above.

May 30, 2011

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

May 31, 2011

National Association of Regional Councils: Green Jobs

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) is working to develop on-the-ground strategies in four regions to train and place workers in green jobs and career pathways. It is providing training, certification and nationally recognized credentials and apprenticeship programs, as well as retention support services.

June 1, 2011

Network for New Energy Choices

Network for New Energy Choices promotes environmentally responsible energy policies and technologies through in-depth reports and web content.

Greenforce Initiative: Resources

This page list the extensive resources of  the Greenforce Initiative, an effort to strengthen the capacity of community colleges to develop, enhance or refine green career pathway programs in six regions of the U.S. Jobs for the Future (JFF) and National Wildlife Federation (NWF) are partners in this initiative.

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.

June 2, 2011

A Green Career Pathways Framework: Postsecondary and Employment Success for Low-Income, Disconnected Youth

Released July 2011, this report explores the extent to which this emerging green economy can offer a pathway out of poverty for low-income young people and offers guidance to youth programs about how to learn more about and access industry-driven green credentialing and career pathways development work within local communities or regions. The paper offers […]

August 12, 2011

The Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP)

This website shows the current status of energy codes state by state, and by country. Maps are available for implementation (those states participating in a compliance project, residential adoption (those states that have adopted the IECC), commercial adoption (those states that have adopted ASHRAE standard 90.1) and for global code status. – CLICK HERE for […]

August 16, 2011

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection. This website provides resources for energy efficiency including state and national energy policies, energy efficiency by sector, including residential; commercial; industrial; and transportation; events, publications, and consumer resources. The […]

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