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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Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines


 These guidelines are voluntary national standards to improve the quality and consistency of commercial building workforce credentials for key energy-related jobs. Developed by the The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) along with industry stakeholder input, these guidelines will help develop high quality and nationally recognized training and […]

March 15, 2016


Renewable Energy World LinkedIn Group


 Renewable Energy World is one of the leading publishers of renewable energy news and information on solar energy, wind energy, hydro-power, geothermal energy, bio-energy and more. Join this LinkedIn group to network with industry professionals, educators and others interested in renewable energies


Using Power Purchase Agreements for Solar Deployment at Universities


 This document explains how college and university campuses can use power purchase agreements (PPAs) to finance on-site solar energy projects with little-to-no upfront cost.


Footprint USA: Building a sustainable future through simulation & visualization


 Footprint USA is a simulation game, informed by real-world data, that is designed to empower individuals and society, to make more informed and sustainable decisions. Players must deal with real-world issues, such as climate change, how to feed a growing world population, renewable energy, improving education, etc.


Going Green at School: A Guide to Sustainability in College and Life


 This guide provides students with information on what it means to “go green” and the advantaged and benefits of sustainability practices in college and all aspects of life. It provides tips, insights into sustainable college activities and programs and a list of sustainability resources for further information and action.


The Age of Sustainable Development, Free Course Materials


 This free set of course materials, developed by the well known Sustainable Development Solutions Network, provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of sustainable development and gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. The full-length course, led by Professor Jeffrey Sachs, […]


Green Scholarships


 Numerous scholarship providers are now awarding green scholarships and grant opportunities to environmentally-conscious students. This guide provides information on how to locate and apply for sustainability-based scholarships and includes a listing of green scholarships currently available.


The Field Guide to Teaching Sustainability


Penn State’s Field Guide to Teaching Sustainability is designed to assist faculty in transforming classrooms, media, campuses, landscapes, ecosystems and communities into educational context for sustainability education. This field guide makes it easier for faculty to discover, implement and share curriculum for global sustainability with an extensive list of sustainability education assignments and resources to […]


A Case Study In Micro-Credentialing for the Clean Energy Industry


 This case study reports on the micro-credential framework being developed in order to create competency-based skills validation that can be more responsive to rapidly changing industry needs and cross-over skills required between allied industries. This will bring a new credentialing option to certified energy auditors in the U.S. who want to expand their home health […]


Low Impact Living


 This website provides information on sustainable living practices that minimize corporate reliance. Find information, training, products & services in over 200 topics, such as: green building, energy, land management, agriculture, transportation and health. Each topic is further expanded upon through factsheets, in-depth resources, course directories, specialist advice and more.


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