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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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

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Solar America Board for Codes and Standards (Solar ABCs) Comprehensive Review of Solar Access Law

This overview summarizes a study report from the Solar America Board for Codes and Standards (Solar ABCs). The full report documents legal issues for solar access and solar rights. The report provides model statutes for use by state and local governments.

September 8, 2010

Solar Living Institute

The Solar Living Institute offers courses and other resources in Solar PV and Storage, Solar Finance & Marketing, Green Building, and HVAC. Course curricula are developed to address North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) task analyses and course participants may be signed up to take NABCEP exams through the Institute’s partnership with Heatspring.

Trans-Atlantic Technology and Training Alliance (TA3) Supporting Sustainable Communities

This alliance of Community Colleges is working on regional economic development to build sustainable economies.

U. S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) CareerOneStop’s Green C

Explore different types of green careers required stills, education and wages. This site is not comprehesive, but worth exploring.

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Residential Retrofit Guidelines

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has tasked the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) with developing a suite of voluntary national guidelines for the work and workforce involved in residential energy efficiency retrofits. These guidelines will be built into a set of national certification and curricula within the […]

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.

Weatherization Curricula, Competencies, and Training Tools

Weatherization Curricula, Competencies, and Training Tool from the Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center

Wind Energy Information and Resources

U.S. Department of Energy site that includes wind resources and data on wind installation, policy, transmission issues and more.

Green Analyses of Occupations and Industries

WIC Green Jobs Study Group was established to accomplish three broad goals: 1. to develop a measurable definition of “green jobs” and agree on a core set of items that need to be measured about these jobs; 2. to develop alternatives for gathering and estimating this information on “green jobs”; and, 3. to develop a […]

World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) Sustainable Development Goals Affinity Group

The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) is an international network of colleges and associations of colleges. WFCP provides leadership in delivering workforce education for our global economy. The Sustainability Affinity Group focuses on Education to Action as the key to sustainability and colleges. – View their Curriculum Resources as well as information on Community […]

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