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Careers in Renewable Energy: Get a Green Energy Job
Gregory McNameeNumerous job opportunities await in the fast-growing field of renewable energy. Grab this handy book and discover how green energy can be a part of your future. Job sectors include solar and wind energy, biofuels, hydrogen energy and fuel cells, geothermal energy, hydro energy, green building, climate study, energy management and efficiency, and much more. Various jobs within each sector (engineering and technical positions, project management, R&D and sales/marketing) are discussed, and the appendix is loaded with resource materials for further education and training, professional associations, reference Web sites and more.
2009 International Energy Conservation Code: Softcover Version (International Energy Conservation Code (Paper))
International Code CouncilFor the most current information on energy conservation code requirements, refer to the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code. This highly beneficial resource fosters energy conservation through efficiency in envelope design, mechanical systems, lighting systems, and through the use of new materials and techniques. With this comprehensive and cutting-edge coverage, it is a critical component of any code library.
Green Careers in Energy (Green Careers in Energy: Your Guide to Jobs in Renewable Energy)
Peterson'sAbout 2.3 million people worldwide are directly or indirectly employed in renewable energy-fields-and the greatest employment gains have occured in countries in which the government supports renewable energy,according to a recent Worldwatch institute study. * President Obama has emphasized that sustainability and clean energy are vital elements in sucessfully rebuilding the U.S. economy and securing more jobs. And because renewable energy sources are commonly more labor-intensive than fossil fuel sources, a transition to renewables promises job gains. Peterson's Green Careers in Energy pinpoints the best opportunities in the fast-growing and most promising renewable energy fields-solar, wind geothermal, hydroelectric and marine, biofuel, and hydrogen-with data on colleges,organizations, and institutions that offer courses,degrees,certification, and training/retraining. 
The Complexity Challenge: Technological Innovation for the 21st Century (Science, Technology, and the International Political Economy Series)
Robert W. Rycroft and Don E. KashBetween the 1970s-90s, innovation has changed the character of the world's most valuable commercial technologies - they have become complex. This text investigates the fundamental rethinking required by the transition to a production system whose guiding intelligence is self-organizing networks.
Green Jobs for a New Economy: The Career Guide to Emerging Opportunities
Peterson'sGreen Jobs For a New Economyacknowledges the global and national movement toward sustainability and its influence on today’s education consumers, who view this concept not only as a major factor in choosing a college or university, but also as a guide to finding a career that will satisfy professional aspirations and benefit the planet in the process. 1.  Review of professional and skilled labor jobs in the new green economy, with profiles on          - Work Environment          - Career Paths          - Earning Potential          - Education/Licensure/Training/Certification          - Related Jobs          - Organizations for more information2.  Brief, informative articles on green topics.  Examples:          -What Does "Sustainability" Mean?          -How Green is Your College? Sustainability Initiatives Explained          - Top Green In-Demand College Majors          - Top 10 Career Fields for the Eco-Conscious          - The Hottest Green Careers Today          - Top 10 Greenest Places to Work and Live          - Job Interview?  Find Out How Green The Company Is          - Greening Your Vocabulary: What the Global Citizen Needs to Know3.  Career/Industry Categories:          -Agriculture          - Alternate Fuels (Biofuels, Geothermal, Hydroelectric, Solar, Wind)          - Environmental Conservation          - Environmental Engineering          - Environmental Law          - Environmental Planning and Land Use             - Environmental Science          - Green Building Design and Construction (Retrofitting Buildings)          - Transportation Systems Planning          - Urban Planning4.  Top four-year and two-year colleges for green programs of study, with profiles including data on:          - Degree/License/Certificate          - Costs          - Financial Aid          - Admissions Requirements          - Application and Information          - Green Campus Organizations/Projects          - Union Programs for Training and Retraining5.  State and Federal Funding for Workplace Training6.  Results from Peterson's Survey of Sustainability Efforts in Higher Education (sent to a universe of about 4,000 respondents: all UG2 & UG4 schools in the U.S. and Canada)7.  Lists of organizations involved in and promoting sustainability (different from those in the profiles) and listing of green industry job boards.  
Green Careers For Dummies
Carol L. McClellandEverything you need to start a green careerAs you look for ways to contribute positively to the global economic and environmental crisis, getting an eco-friendly job provides a two-prong solution. Green Careers For Dummies, a 2010 Green book Festival award winner, introduces you to the wealth of opportunities in the rapidly expanding sustainable career genre.This book explores the green frontier of careers and shows you how to find a field that is best suited to your primary interests, skills, and goals, and then translating that into the sustainable job sphere.Career opportunities in the environmental science, renewable energy, smart grid, green building, transportation, manufacturing, sustainability, policy, and more.Job search 2.0 techniques (new media, online, networking, and electronic communications)Emerging green jobs that will be created in the next 5 years and beyondWhether you're a recent college graduate or looking to make a career change, Green Careers For Dummies is your one-stop source for finding your fit in an environmentally responsible job. If you are a career counselor, this book gives you a solid overview of the ever-evolving world of green career possibilities you cn refer to in your work with students and clients.
Start Your Own Green Business
Entrepreneur Press and Rich MintzerGain the Eco-Advantage in Today's Business World! Do you have a go green or go home attitude? If so, you've got the right outlook for today's business world. Discover how to establish your business as a green business-starting at the ground level, and starting now! From helping you explore environmentally-friendly opportunities to choosing eco-friendly means of production, our experts take you step by step, and show you how to protect our planet while building your business. Learn business basics with a green twist including financing, office setup, day-to-day operations and so much more! Discover your business and your green competitive edge Create a sustainable business model-no matter what business you choose Get funding from green lenders Manage your company's carbon footprint Incorporate practical and innovative, earth-friendly solutions at every stage Establish an environmentally responsible business culture Use effective marketing to capture customers and keep them coming back And more Plus, gain innovative insights, ideas, and concepts from 22 successful green businesses! Take the high road to success-start your green business today!
Start Your Own Green Business
Entrepreneur Press and Rich MintzerGain the Eco-Advantage in Today's Business World! Do you have a go green or go home attitude? If so, you've got the right outlook for today's business world. Discover how to establish your business as a green business-starting at the ground level, and starting now! From helping you explore environmentally-friendly opportunities to choosing eco-friendly means of production, our experts take you step by step, and show you how to protect our planet while building your business. Learn business basics with a green twist including financing, office setup, day-to-day operations and so much more! Discover your business and your green competitive edge Create a sustainable business model-no matter what business you choose Get funding from green lenders Manage your company's carbon footprint Incorporate practical and innovative, earth-friendly solutions at every stage Establish an environmentally responsible business culture Use effective marketing to capture customers and keep them coming back And more Plus, gain innovative insights, ideas, and concepts from 22 successful green businesses! Take the high road to success-start your green business today!
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Peter F. Drucker Peter Drucker's classic book on innovation and entrepreneurship This is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. Superbly practical, Innovation and Entrepreneurship explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures need to know and do to succeed in today's economy.
The Little Black Book of Innovation: How It Works, How to Do It
Scott D. AnthonyInnovation may be the hottest discipline around today—in business circles and beyond. And for good reason. Innovation transforms companies and markets. It’s the key to solving vexing social problems. And it makes or breaks professional careers. For all the enthusiasm the topic inspires, however, the practice of innovation remains stubbornly impenetrable. No longer. In The Little Black Book of Innovation, long-time innovation expert Scott D. Anthony draws on stories from his research and field work with companies like Procter & Gamble to demystify innovation. In his trademark conversational and lively style, Anthony presents a simple definition of innovation, breaks down the essential differences between types of innovation, and illuminates innovation’s vital role in organizational success and personal growth.This unique hybrid of professional memoir and business guidebook also provides a powerful 28-day program for mastering innovation’s key steps:• Finding insight• Generating ideas• Building businesses• Strengthening innovation prowess in your workforce and organizationWith its wealth of illustrative case studies and vignettes from a range of companies around the globe, this engaging and potent playbook is a must-read for anyone seeking to turn themselves or their companies into true innovation powerhouses.

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