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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!


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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.

April 30, 2012


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.

June 18, 2012


Occupational Outlook Handbook: Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installer


This site describes heating heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers job outlook and employment projections, along with the nature of the work.


Green Building Course Materials Guide


This site describes the course materials available from Cengage in the arena of energy efficiency and green building.

July 17, 2012


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 Curriculum from NCCER


Review these green curriculum in a variety of areas for your training and certification programs.  NCCER assists construction organizations and companies in implementing strong workforce development programs while helping individuals get the training and assessments they need to build successful careers in the construction industry.

October 22, 2012


Report – Buildings as a platform for innovation and transformation


How does technology convergence change the nature of cities and suburbs, and how we live, work, travel, play, and shop? A new report says innovation is coming to a neighborhood near you.

October 30, 2012


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.

April 30, 2013


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.


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)

June 13, 2013


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