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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


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How to Become a Certified Energy Rater


A Certified Home Energy Rater is a person trained and certified by an accredited Home Energy Rating Provider to inspect and evaluate a home’s energy features, prepare a home energy rating and make recommendations for improvements that will save the homeowner energy and money. Provides information on the path to becoming a Home Energy Rater.

September 8, 2010


National Renewable Energy Laboratories (NREL)


Free information about renewable energies from this U.S. federal laboratory dedicated to renewable energies. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the U.S. Department of Energy’s primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development.


Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium


Listing of resources from individual national higher education associations that are members of the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium, helping to promote sustainability to each other and their constituents. Discover resources on programs, policies, trends and tools for implementing sustainability in all parts of colleges and universities, and beyond.


Austin Texas Inventory of Clean Energy Initiatives 2009


Examples of regional clean energy initiatives and policies from central Texas.


Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) Re-Powering Our Region Conference: Build


An example of how business associations, utilities, economic development agencies and educational institutions can come together to build a more economically sound and greener local economy.  This conference is an example of how a college can co-sponsor events to catalyze regional development in the green economy.


Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) Re-Powering Our Region Conference: Build


This conference is an example of how a college can co-sponsor events to catalyze regional development in the green economy.


Development Center for Appropriate Technology (DCAT)


DCAT is an organization that draws on extensive experience in traditional and alternative building and development, providing strategic support for the shift to sustainable building practices.


Earth Policy Institute’s “Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization” by Lester Brown


An excellent overview of the potentials for clean renewable energy that can also reduce poverty and improve the economy. Includes chapters that focus on what individuals can do.


EBSCO Database Services: Environment Resources


The following three databases can be purchased by your library as a resource for you and your students.


Energy Efficiency Services Sector: Workforce Size, Expectations for Growth, and Training Needs repo


This report provides a baseline assessment of the current state of energy efficiency-related education and training programs and analyzes training and education needs to support expected growth in the energy efficiency services workforce. The research team conducted interviews with more than 350 program administrators, education and training providers, implementation contractors, ESCOs, representatives of professional and […]


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