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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U.S. Department of Labor’s Projections of Demand for Green Related Transportation Careers

These projections are part of the more extension ONET site that provides jobs projections and descriptions for career pathways. Click on the name of the occupation for a description of tasks, tools, knowledge, skills, abilities and more. While the list of jobs is incomplete, it is still helpful.


U.S. DOE: Biomass Program

This program works with industry, academia, and national laboratory partners on a balanced portfolio of research in biomass feedstocks and conversion technologies. Through research, development, and demonstration efforts geared toward the development of integrated biorefineries, the Biomass Program is helping transform the nation’s renewable and abundant biomass resources into cost competitive, high performance biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. This site has numerous publications that could enrich a transportation and fuels curricula.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Clean Energy

EPA’s Clean Energy page has information for consumers, employers and anyone else interested in either their environmental impacts or on how to work with state and local organizations to help create a greener economy and environment. The site lists activities occurring with state policy makers, electric and gas utilities, energy customers, and other key stakeholders to identify, design and implement clean energy policy and technology solutions. These programs also provides useful, objective information and technical assistance for available clean energy technologies. Stakeholders can find relevant policy information and receive valuable recognition for meeting specific requirements under each program area. You can search by topic or energy types.


U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the LEED System

The USGBC is a non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.


U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Course Catalog

An interactive source for LEED and green building courses, training and resourses offered by USGBC and approved by third-party courses.


U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Education

Access USGBC’s education designed for those new to green building. You’ll learn how to contribute expertise to the design, construction, operations and maintenance of buildings and neighborhoods that save energy, use fewer resources, reduce pollution, and contribute to healthier environments for their occupants and the community.


U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Green Job Study

This study calculates the number of jobs supported by the total green building construction market. It also estimates the number of jobs that can be attributed to USGBC as a result of developing the LEED rating system.


U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Webinar Subscription

Purchase this subscription to access archived and new webinars on current innovations and best practices in sustainable building and LEED.


Center for Green Schools – U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Launched in September 2010, the Center for Green Schools builds upon the leadership, partnerships and programming the U.S. Green Building Council started through its Green Schools and Green Campus campaigns. The Center accelerates the transformation of schools and campuses through conversations with key decision-makers, collaboration with education and environmental associations and by offering tools and resources that help make green schools possible.  The website features a blog that periodically highlights how higher education institutions are implementing sustainability programming and training. It also features resources for its LEED Lab — a multidisciplinary immersion course that utilizes the built environment to educate and prepare students to become green building leaders and sustainability-focused citizens.


U.S. Metro Economies: Green Jobs in U.S. Metro Areas

In this report, the U.S. Conference of Mayors have examined the economic benefits of the ‘Green Economy’ – that part of economic activity which is devoted to the reduction of fossil fuels, the increase of energy efficiency, and the curtailment of greenhouse gas emissions.


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