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White-Collar, Green Tech

3/30/2010 // By NWF

By Maryruth Belsey Priebe Green IT is a booming industry, but how can students interested in smart grid or renewable energy technologies distinguish themselves in the field? We asked several experts to describe the way forward in the land of […] Read more >

President Obama at Lorain Community College

Department of Labor Distributes Money for Green Workforce Training

1/26/2010 // By Xarissa Holdaway

As further proof that community colleges have a big role to play in building capacity for green business and technology, 17 out of the 25 recipients of job training grants, awarded this month from the Department of Labor (DOL), list at […] Read more >

University of Florida Strives to Surpass LEED

10/14/2008 // By NWF

For universities serious about reducing their carbon footprint, compact fluorescent light bulbs just won’t cut it. Many are starting, quite literally, from the ground up, building highly efficient dorms, classrooms and libraries that can not only cut their carbon emissions […] Read more >

LEED: Prioritizing Energy Efficiency

9/7/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the first and largest certifier of green building, is by now familiar to anyone who works with buildings or campus planning. Another LEED (for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building is registered, completed, […] Read more >

Tulane and Yale Structures Earn Top Ten Green Building Awards

8/26/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

The American Institute of Architects’ COTE (Committee on the Environment) recognizes 10 high-profile and environmentally sensitive buildings each year, and for 2008 chose two university buildings to highlight in its Top Ten list. Tulane University’s Lavin-Bernick Center, originally built in […] Read more >