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Title Green careers in building and landscaping / [editor, Jill C. Schwartz].

Published Lawrenceville, NJ : Peterson's, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720.47023 GREE    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 374 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes "The indispensible guide for students and career changers"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Essays n the importance of sustainability. Teaching the concepts of green building to all students: a call to action / Julia Feder, Amy Seif Hattan, and Ashka Naik ; Form, function, and those within / Jennifer Berry, and Deborah J Hanson ; Sustainability: a paradigm, not a practice / Robert Fleming ; Triple bottom line of sustainability / Alyce Engle -- Pt. 1: Professional and skilled jobs. Building design and construction jobs ; In stallion, o perations, and energy-efficiency jobs ; Commercial, industrial, and residential design jobs ; Landscaping, ground keeping, and turf care jobs ; Jobs in policy, analysis, advocacy, and regulatory affairs -- Pt. 2: Colleges and union organizations with great green programs. 25 four-year schools with great green programs ; 25 two-year colleges with great green programs ; Union training programs for green jobs -- Pt. 3: Workforce training ; State and federal workforce training -- Pt. 4: Appendixes. Appendix A: Building and landscaping jobs by industry ; Appendix B: Green job boards ; Appendix C: Green your vocabulary for a sustainable future ; Appendix D: Green features in this guide.
Summary From the publisher: Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), millions of dollars have been allocated to improve energy efficiency in building construction. ARRA's substantial federal investments in building and retrofitting are likely to become a major source of revenue for suppliers of "green" products and services: For example, under ARRA, the government has authorized $4.5 billion alone for "greening" federal buildings. Clearly, building and large-scale landscaping businesses that invest in sustainable practices are poised for great success-and with success comes the need to increase the workforce. Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping is your one-stop resource for entry into the burgeoning green building sector.
Other author Schwartz, Jill C.
Peterson's (Firm : 2006- )
Subject Sustainable architecture -- Vocational guidance.
Sustainable buildings -- Design and construction.
Ecological landscape design -- Vocational guidance.
Vocational guidance.
College choice.
Standard Number 085044021952
ISBN 9780768929119 (paperback) $21.95
0768929113 (paperback) $21.95