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.
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
Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!
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The Department of Energy, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), and other partners developed the 2017 Guidelines for Building Science Education, which originally focused entirely on residential buildings, but has recently been expanded to commercial buildings as well. This guideline effort has focused on establishing a fundamental building science knowledge base for a wide range […]
September 14, 2021
Many federal funding opportunities exist for advancing local decarbonization efforts. Navigating those opportunities and making strategic decisions on how to best utilize the funds available can be challenging. This tool helps local governments prioritize and leverage existing federal funding to advance system-wide energy transition goals—from block grants and technical assistance to competitive grants, loans, and […]
November 2, 2021
Transportation and land use patterns are inextricably linked. This article from the US EPA covers four transportation and land use strategies that enhance quality of life and protect human health and the environment: Smart and sustainable street design. Transit-oriented development. Parking management. Sustainable transportation planning.
February 19, 2022
Better Buildings is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) designed to improve the lives of the American people by driving leadership in energy innovation. Through Better Buildings, DOE partners with leaders in the public and private sectors to make the nation’s homes, commercial buildings, and industrial plants more energy-efficient by accelerating investment […]
April 1, 2023
Through the Better Climate Challenge, the Department of Energy developed a Framework for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Planning that provides guidance to organizations seeking to reduce GHG emissions across their portfolio. The process described in this framework helps organizations develop an actionable plan that identifies solutions, prioritizes measures, and lays out a phased pathway to […]
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