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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Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) BuildLACCD
See how Los Angeles Community College District has implemented energy efficiency, green building, and renewable energies on campus as a model for students, staff, and the community. Includes descriptions of how LACCD is cost-effectively reducing the carbon footprint of each of its buildings and modernizing students’ learning experiences.
September 8, 2010
Best Practices Field Guide: Michigan Community Action Agency Association (MCAAA) Midwest Weatherizat
This field guide provides a single source for the best of what MCAAA knows what to do and how to do it. It is not only for the midwest states, but for other states around the country who are striving to implement high quality programs. It is the result of a strong partnerships and cooperation […]
National Green Building Program: Certifications & Education
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.
National Green Building Standard
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 […]
Renewable Energies Resources for Students/Teachers from NREL
There are a variety of educational resources that can help you learn about the renewable energy sources and technologies, including biomass energy, geothermal energy, hydrogen energy, solar energy and wind energy.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Award Winners
Search for colleges that have received National Science Foundation awards in your topic of choice. Use this site to contact schools that have won awards to build curricula in your specific technology area.
National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Campus Ecology Program
Since its founding in 1989, Campus Ecology has become a leading conservation program in higher education. The program is helping to: 1. Transform the nation’s college campuses into living models of an ecologically sustainable society; 2. Train a new generation of environmental leaders; 3. Ensure a strong future for America’s environmental movement; and, 4. Support […]
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Objectives and Task Analysis for a Professional Small Wind Energy System Installer
This document presents an in-depth task analysis for practitioners who do wind site assessments and specify, install and maintain wind energy systems and equipment. The purpose of this task analysis is to define a general set of knowledge, skills and abilities typically required for small wind system practitioners, and to help ensure safety, quality and […]
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Solar Heating Installer Job Task Analysis
This document presents a comprehensive task analysis for contractors installing solar water and pool heating systems on buildings. For the purposes of developing training curricula, assessment mechanisms and certification criteria, specific tasks are classified as either cognitive or psychomotor skills.
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Technical Sales Job Task Analysis
This document presents an in-depth Job Task Analysis for solar electric professionals who gather site specific information and analyze customer needs and energy usage for the purpose of advising and providing customers with the most appropriate proposal for a solar photovoltaic (PV) system given their situation.
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