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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Building Performance Institute (BPI) Test Centers

This site provides a list of BPI Test Centers providing training and proctoring for the BPI written and field examinations for BPI certifications.


Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certification for Professionals in Home Performance and Weather

A nationally recognized credentialing program identifying individual excellence in house-as-a-system evaluation, diagnostics and installation.  You’ll find a full list of BPI’s certifications here.


Building Performance Institute (BPI) Field Guides

This site features detailed guides that list the requirements that candidates must specifically meet during on-site field testing for BPI certifications. The certifications include AC Heat Pump, Building Analyst, Envelope, Heating and Manufactured Housing.


Building Performance Institute (BPI) References to Independent Training Organizations

This is a list of resources available if you are looking for curricula for licensed purchase from an independent training organization.


Building Performance Institute (BPI) Professional Development Training Offerings

BPI’s listing of professional development training events related to primarily residential energy auditing and retrofits. This section lists training events that lead to BPI Continuing Education Units (CEUs).


Building Performance Institute (BPI) Standards for Home Performance and Weatherization

BPI is a national standards development organization for residential energy efficiency and weatherization retrofit work. BPI standards help provide quality and consistency by promoting that home performance and weatherization workforce follow the same strict protocols.


Building Performance Institute (BPI) Testing Knowledge Lists

The documents on this site include analysis of the knowledge areas, subject areas, and detailed tasks that are testable for BPI professional certifications for Air Conditioning, Building Analyst, Envelope Professional, Heating Professional and Manufactured Housing Professional.


Building Science Insights – Building Science Corporation (BSC)

Insights are short discussions on a particular topic, such as retrofitting homes for energy efficiency. They are intended to highlight one or more building science principles. The discussion is informal and sometimes irreverent but never irrelevant.


Centers of Excellence (COE) Workforce Data Customized for Community Colleges

The Centers of Excellence support the community colleges in California by providing customized data on high growth, emerging, and economically-critical industries and occupations and their related workforce needs. Studies for solar, wind, energy efficiency and green jobs are included.


Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)

Join the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) to be a part of the climate and energy education discussion and activity with other scientists, educators, policy makers, community leaders, students and engaged citizens and also explore the CLEAN Collection of educational resources which includes nearly 600 educational resources for grades 6-16 which are all scientifically sound and pedagogically effective thanks to a careful review process.


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