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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Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES)

A flagship program of UNEP’s Environmental Education and Training Unit (EETU). GUPES aims to promote the integration of environment and sustainability concerns into teaching, research, community engagement, the management of universities including greening of university infrastructure/facilities/operations, as well as to enhance student engagement and participation in sustainability activities both within and beyond universities. Educators can use this site for helpful resources and information on a wide range of teaching topics.


Building Science Corporation

Resources on this page provide objective, high-quality information to promote the design and construction of durable, energy-efficient and economical buildings that can prove useful in the development of your green building courses.


Green Building: Principles and Practices in Residential Construction, 1st Edition

This textbook is for those educating on Green Building and provides information on all aspects of building technologies. From core concepts to innovative applications of cutting-edge technology and the latest industry trends, this text offers an in-depth introduction to the construction of “green” homes.


New and Retrofit Green Schools: The Cost Benefits and Influence of a Green School on its Occupants

This report, published by McGraw-Hill Construction, reveals that K-12 and higher education institutions are achieving significant benefits from their green school efforts-both in improved health, wellbeing and performance, but also teacher and faculty satisfaction. The resulting data and intelligence provides a pulse on the green education market and how it will evolve over time.


Realizing the Energy Efficiency Potential of Small Buildings

This report summarizes two years of research into the opportunities and challenges of delivering energy-efficiency strategies to small buildings. (June 2013)


Affordable Comfort, Inc. (ACI) Advancing the Performance of Residential Buildings through Education

Resources including national and regional conferences, and other training programs, that brings together the thinkers and doers who are committed to finding out how buildings really work. ACI resources aim at solving technical problems, learning new techniques, tools and materials, and building businesses.


Book – Beyond Green Jobs: Building Lasting Opportunities in Energy Efficiency

California Construction Academy’s new book, Beyond Green Jobs describes how comprehensive, deep green energy efficiency can bring the best benefits to the environment and create good, long-term careers. It demystifies the construction industry, captures snapshots of innovative programs throughout the country, and provides a foundation to bring energy efficiency to scale.


Book – Greening Our Built World: Costs, Benefits, and Strategies

This book reports the results of a large-scale study based on extensive financial and technical analyses of more than 150 green buildings in the U.S. and ten other countries. It provides detailed findings on the costs and financial benefits of building green.


Emerald Cities Collaborative: Building Trades Curriculum

The Multi-Craft Core Curriculum is an innovative training curriculum that provides a gateway from high school or community college to joint industry registered apprenticeships in the Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD), AFL-CIO.


Green and Sustainable Building Reference Guide

Reference guide on green and sustainable building. This reference guide includes links to both popular materials and more technical information. It is not an exhaustive list and it includes information that will help you continue research at your local library.


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