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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American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) How to Help Campuses Go G

A grant funded project providing resources to help educators use campuses as an example of how to build green.


Biomimicry: University Curricula

Learning from nature to create non-toxic technologies is a fascinating subject described in these materials for educators who want to teach their students about biomimicry and give them a good grounding in the subject. Whether someone is completely new to biomimicry or relatively familiar with the subject, this information will provide a solid foundation about what biomimicry is, why it is important, and broad pedagogical considerations about how to teach this subject to students.


Campus Green Builder – Advancing Education for Sustainability via Green Building Curricula

This publication from the U. S. Green Building Council in collaboration with Second Nature provides guidance on integrating green building curricula across all disciplines and fields of study.


Center for Green Schools – Hands-On LEED: Guiding College Student Engagement

This free document, intended for campus staff and faculty, discusses how to involve students in green building projects and facilitate their contributions to the LEED certification process. Specifically, the guide outlines three options for engaging students – course work, internships and volunteer opportunities – and provides implementation options for each.


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.


Home Performance Resource Center

This Resource Center provides curricular information on how to help energy businesses become successful in the energy efficiency arena as well as resources on career pathways, including a home performance careers self-assessment, and information on hiring and green jobs.


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.


Architecture 2030: Roadmap to Zero Emissions

This reports is a flexible plan that describes emissions reduction targets in the building sector required to avert dangerous and irreversible climate change, including the actions and financing instruments needed to reach the targets. Architecture 2030 is committed to engaging the latest information and technologies to create buildings designed to dramatically reduce their environmental impact.  The two main goals of the initiative are: 1)The dramatic reduction in global fossil fuel consumption and GHG emissions of the built environment by changing the way cities, communities, infrastructure, and buildings, are planned, designed, and constructed and 2)The regional development of an adaptive, resilient built environment that can manage the impacts of climate change, preserve natural resources, and access low-cost, renewable energy resources.


Development Center for Appropriate Technology (DCAT)

DCAT is an organization that draws on extensive experience in traditional and alternative building and development, providing strategic support for the shift to sustainable building practices.


Flint Hills Technical College (FHTC) Sustainable Living Center Green Building and Sustainable Devel

Flint Hills Technical College has developed a Sustainable Living Center, offering focus to students and the broader community, showing how colleges can build public awareness and consumer demand for green living products.


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