Green Workforce

Green Workforce refers to the conditions that individuals will be exposed to in the workplace.

A New Kind of Storage Wars

Mon, 2013-03-04 10:25

As I was riding into work the other day, fatigued from the early wake up time, I tuned into NPR Morning Edition. A segment about energy storage caught my ear. Being that my work is centered on sustainability, these days anything and everything about sustainable energy seems to jolt me from any kind of slumber.

The Woman's Role in Sustainability

Mon, 2012-01-09 09:45

Gone are the days when women were expected to stay at home full time. Now, women are not only encouraged to work alongside men, but a recent study from Catalyst and Harvard Business School (HBS) shows that female contributions are wildly beneficial. The research shows a strong connection between having more women on boards and in executive management and “greater corporate social responsibility.”

Enter the Green Workforce

Tue, 2011-12-20 11:28

If ever there was a time in which people were searching for self-improvement, it’s now. Americans spend more than $11 billion each year on self-improvement products and services. With unemployment numbers around 9 percent, individuals are realizing that they need to set themselves apart from the competition and get job training.

Some individuals are looking to the sustainability and green building industries as their way out of unemployment. Sometimes switching careers is the best thing to do, since former industries have been permanently outsourced.

Support Energy Efficiency Jobs

Tue, 2011-02-08 11:04

We believe that green collar jobs are the 21st century equivalent of blue-collar manufacturing jobs in the 20th century. They provide good wages and stable work for the millions of people installing solar panels, conducting home energy audits and weatherizing these homes for maximum energy efficiency.

If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about energy efficiency or attending training related to the sustainability industry, call us today at 800-460-2575!

Energy Workforce Growth Projections

Fri, 2010-11-05 11:05

Anyone interested in the field of energy efficiency or the "green industry" should not be discouraged that the Home Star bill has yet to pass. Our stance is that not only is becoming a more independent and energy efficient nation the right thing to do, but we believe it is vital to the long term prosperity of our nation.

What the Election Means for Green Jobs

Thu, 2010-11-04 10:31

So the mid term elections are over and the Republicans have taken over the house and picked up a bunch of seats in the Senate. This probably means the next two years will be different than the last two with some good news and some bad news along the way. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first.