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.
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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The Pew center on Global Climate Change provides one of the best resources available to community colleges for keeping up to date on federal and state (and some regional) legislation, action and trends in relation to energy efficiency and renewable energy. The following links are the first place to start to access maps of state […]
August 16, 2011
This website shows the current status of energy codes state by state, and by country. Maps are available for implementation (those states participating in a compliance project, residential adoption (those states that have adopted the IECC), commercial adoption (those states that have adopted ASHRAE standard 90.1) and for global code status. – CLICK HERE for […]
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection. This website provides resources for energy efficiency including state and national energy policies, energy efficiency by sector, including residential; commercial; industrial; and transportation; events, publications, and consumer resources. The […]
The Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) is a non-profit, specialist change agent aiming to the market for renewable energy and energy efficiency, with a primary focus on emerging markets and developing countries.– CLICK HERE for the REEEP Compendium of Best Practices
Report – Compendium of Best Practices: Sharing Local and State Successes in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy from the United States
This report of best practices describes over 20 specific examples and practices of effective implementation in states and cities. In this report, exemplary local governments share best practices of their programs, lessons learned and the factors that led to programming success.
The Building Energy Codes Program offers software, available for download and web-based, to assess residential and commercial compliance. This software allows you to generate your own code-compliant insulation and window packages, or choose from pre-defined, prescriptive packages.
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, […]
This September, 2011 article written by the Center for American Progress states how green jobs are integral to any effort to jumpstart the US economy and reduce as rapidly as possible the 9.1 percent unemployment rate. It states that the rapid growth of green jobs will boost demand in the economy by reducing unemployment, making […]
September 9, 2011
Enhance both the technology and the policy sections of your course through this site. The ABFA supports and advocates public policies to ensure all viable advanced biofuels can compete with the benefit of a level playing field. ABFA engages government at all levels to secure support for the advanced biofuels industry. Also view the Biofuels […]
October 14, 2011
This section of Advanced Biofuels USA is specifically designed for those who want to learn and teach the basics about biofuels and advanced biofuels. Materials in this section will be useful for educators teaching introductory courses on renewable liquid transportation fuels. Also included in this section are slide presentations, narratives, and other links to related […]
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