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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Transition to Sustainable Buildings


Buildings represent the largest energy-consuming sector in the economy, with over one-third of all final energy and half of global electricity consumed there. As a result, they are also responsible for approximately one-third of global carbon emissions. With an expected population increase of 2.5 billion people by 2050, and given improvements in economic development and […]

March 30, 2015


Green Infrastructure and the Sustainable Communities Initiative


 HUD’s Green Infrastructure and the Sustainable Communities Initiative report showcases the climate and economic resilience benefits of green infrastructure in 30 communities.


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.


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.

May 18, 2015


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.

May 19, 2015


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.


Energy Technology Perspectives Data Visualisation


 This three-part interactive infographic depicts how the energy system could evolve between the present day and 2050 through scenarios based on varying amounts of carbon-emissions reduction. This tool can be worked into college curricular materials to make a great educational tool for the classroom or student projects. The three focuses of the visualizations depicted are: […]

July 7, 2015


EERE Funding Opportunity Exchange


 This is a searchable database of funding opportunity announcements through the U.S. Department of Energy.

December 10, 2015


Green Infrastructure Wizard (GIWiz)


 This interactive tool connects communities to EPA Green Infrastructure tools & resources designed to support and promote sustainable water management and community planning decisions. It assists users in analyzing problems, understanding management options, calculating costs and benefits, engaging stakeholders, and developing educational and outreach campaigns.


Climate Bonds Initiative


This international, investor-focused not-for-profit initiative focuses on mobilizing the $100 trillion bond market to benefit climate change solutions through market tracking, developing global standards, and providing policy models and advice.


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