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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LEED Climate Resilience Screening Tool for LEED v4 Projects

 The LEED Climate Resilience Screening Tool for LEED v4 Projects is a downloadable and flexible spreadsheet-based tool for green builders to identify resilience opportunities and risks by locating items that are either sensitive to changing climate conditions or that provide opportunity for climate adaptation, or both.


Creating Resilient Cities

 Arup, Siemens and RPA have conducted research and collected resources related to the role of technology in enhancing the resilience of cities and their critical infrastructure systems. Online resources include transportation, building systems, water management, and the electricity grid.


Curriculum and Resources for the Construction and Design Industry

By sharing curricular materials related to building science, The Joint Committee on Building Science Education aims to improve development and effectiveness of green building design and construction programs.


DAYAWAY Renewable Energy Career Listings

 This resource provides college students with searchable listings of available clean energy jobs to help them prepare for and find renewable energy careers. Also, check out their suggested Reading List for more information on the green energy sector.


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.


Rural Gateway

The Rural Gateway is an informational platform providing technical assistance, training workshops, and peer learning and resource sharing to support rural housing and economic development. It includes information on green infrastructure and building as well.


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.


Sustainable Building Science Technology Degree Program

 The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Sustainable Building Science Technology (SBST) degree program will educate students to manage structures that are healthier and more durable, efficient, economical, and sustainable. This 90-credit degree program emphasizes upper-level coursework that focuses on building science, energy codes, building codes, and facility management.


The Center for Green Schools

 This organization works to create and support programs, resources and partnerships that promote the development of green education facilities/schools and greening of the curricula. They provide a variety of resources to help educators provide curricula infused with environmental sustainability and green facilities concepts.  With an emphasis on K-12, there are also resources for higher education.


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