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.
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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A sampling of Green Workforce Education Curriculum and Instructional Materials.
The NAHB Research Center issues National Green Building Certification to all types of residential construction that meet the criteria of the ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard. Review this site for certification and education information.
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) has established the Green Certified Professional (GCP) designation to promote the highest standards of green remodeling through credentialing of remodeling professionals. This handbook summarizes key aspects of the GCP program, and is intended to help you understand the process of certification and recertification.
Link to order the 20012 National Green Building Standard. Chapters 7 (Energy) and 9 (IAQ) of this standard would pertain to home energy performance. This is an approved American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard for green residential structures. This standard is only available for purchase. (Caution – Standards often do not cover the front innovative edge of green building, such as net zero or regenerative designs that are benign or even healing to their environment. This was developed by a member based organization.)
Webinars to help bring green and sustainability onto the campus and into the community on a variety of topics.
U.S. Department of Energy web site for information on energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
A bipartisan local government initiative that would allow property owners to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for their homes and commercial buildings through an assessment on their property taxes for up to 20 years. PACE financing spreads the cost of energy improvements such as weather sealing, insulation, energy efficient boilers and cooling systems, new windows, and solar installations over the expected life of the measures and allows for the repayment obligation to transfer automatically to the next property owner if the property is sold.
– CLICK HERE to view PACE Initiatives by State
This report identifies green job training programs that provide quality employment opportunities in the emerging green economy. While the section, Completing the Sustainable Model (p 20), provides corrections administrators ways to adapt existing training programs and build strategic partners that support the continuum of learning opportunities during a transition to a greener economy, it is highly relevant to Community College administrators as well.
RESNET has established a new category of rater certification, RESNET Green Rater. The RESNET Green Rater has been trained and certified to inspect and verify the green features of a home in addition to the home’s energy performance.
The Roadmap is a strategy guide for using the LEED green building certification program as a framework for developing and evolving campus-wide sustainability plans. Contained within the 100+ page document are more than 100 tools and resources to support campuses in their greening efforts and more than 20 unique profiles of college and university success stories. The guide was created with the support of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
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