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"A society built on green design, sustainable energy and closed loop systems, a civilization afloat on a cloud of efficient, non-toxic, recyclable technology." ~~Alex Nikolai Steffan

8.22.2008

GREEN COLLAR JOBS

Watch WTTW's Chicago Tonight conversation with Van Jones, President of Green for All, who shares how thousands of new “green collar” jobs may be created by investing in green technology by clicking here for the video. Learn more about green jobs and how they can positively affect the US economy at the Green Collar Jobs overview.

Tallahassee Community College is doing its part with its recent offering of training in Alternative Energy Occupations to train participants to successfully pass the Florida contractor's exam or the national level North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners certification.

The Introduction to Photovoltaics is an 48 hour course that will cover the design and installation of photovoltaic systems for individuals who are contractors, electricians, utilities employees, engineers, etc.


The Introduction to Thermal Solar Hot Water Heating is a 32 hour course in the classroom designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to design, install, operate and maintain the most common types of solar water heating systems.

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