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Top 25 Green Collar Jobs List

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Thu, 2018-03-29 10:26
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As local, state, and federal governments mandate green building, “green collar” jobs are beginning to overtake the workforce. Although some industries are suffering in this current economy, green jobs are on the rise. I have copied a list from HubPages of the top 25 green collar jobs, along with their salaries.

From HubPages: The top 25 green job opportunities for 2009 are (Salary information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics):  Read more: Top 25 Green Collar Jobs List »

The Costs of LEED Certification

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:42
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LEED certification costs breakdown as follows, according to this article by the Environmental Leader:  Read more: The Costs of LEED Certification »

Earth-Friendly Stories Get Children into Going Green

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Thu, 2015-07-16 11:02
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Green is more than a color these days.

Three terrific new books can help youngsters understand and embrace concepts contained within the new meaning of “green.”

“The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling“ by Alison Inches is part of a series called “Little Green Books.” With lively illustrations by Pete Whitehead, it’s told in diary form from the point of view of a personable crude-oil blob, turned bottle, turned fleece sweatshirt for an astronaut, the little book is packed with information.   Read more: Earth-Friendly Stories Get Children into Going Green »

Tracking LEED Project Credits with Computer Software

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:42
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Tue, 2011-05-24 10:56
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I recently came across an interesting article about tracking LEED project credits with computer software. As many LEED APs probably know, tracking LEED credits is a document-intensive process. Submittal documentation includes drawings, receipts, product spec sheets, photos, commission plans and more. Adding to the clutter, numerous project members access and edit these documents.  Read more: Tracking LEED Project Credits with Computer Software »

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