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Resource Center


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

Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!

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Energy Star Training

ENERGY STAR offers free online training to help you improve the energy performance of your organization. See how EPA can help you lower operating costs, improve your energy management program, and expand your professional development.

September 8, 2010

Environmental and Energy Resources Library (EERL)

Free online collection of environmental and energy sustainablity resources for community college educatiors, sudents, practitioners and the public. EERL is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Green Jobs Guidebook

This Guidebook aims to provide people with a tool for joining or learning more about this burgeoning industry. It is designed to be a resource for job seekers, students, guidance counselors, career advisors, policy makers and anyone else interested in learning about the tremendous potential of the existing and growing green jobs marketplace. This Guidebook […]

Flint Hills Technical College (FHTC) Sustainable Living Center Green Building and Sustainable Devel

Flint Hills Technical College has developed a Sustainable Living Center, offering focus to students and the broader community, showing how colleges can build public awareness and consumer demand for green living products.

Free Energy Efficiency Online Training Materials

This Energy Star website includes annimated and self-guided presentation as well as pre-recorded training on how-to improve energy performance.

Green For All Retrofit America’s Cities: Programs Designed to Perform Energy-Efficiency Retrofits on America’s Buildings

The Building Technologies Office provides resources that allow planners, designers, and owners to focus on energy-use goals from the first planning stages through post-retrofit monitoring.

Green Jobs Presentation by Debra Rowe at National Science Foundation (NSF) 2009 Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference in Washington, DC.

Presentation covers essential steps colleges can take to build and educate for a green economy, through innovative partnerships and community based learning.

Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN)

The Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN), formerly known as the Illinois Community College Sustainability Network, is a vibrant and growing collaboration between the state’s 48 community colleges. An initiative of the community college Presidents, this Network brings community colleges together to expand employment opportunities, improve human and environmental health, foster community engagement and accelerate market […]

IREC Renewable Energies Key Publications

Here you’ll find easily downloadable IREC papers, reports and other publications, all designed to help advance renewable energy in your community. Contains information that educators can use as they develop or improve curricula.

Miami Dade College (MDC) Earth Literacy and Sustainability Education Courses

Miami Dade College has an interdisipenary course on environomental sustainability and responsibility for all college students.

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