In 2009 and 2010 Green Jobs Boston organized a series of workshops as the Green Building Contractor Training Institute. Check out the page to review material shared at the workshops on green building, solar thermal and more.
Other Recommended Organizations / Initiatives
- Renew Boston is a city-led initiative that helps Boston residents, businesses and institutions save energy and save money by promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy.
- The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is the Commonwealth's agency accelerating job growth and economic development in the state's clean energy industry. One of it's signature workforce projects is the state-wide MassGREEN Initiative for energy efficiency training.
- For information on internships, youth employment and green summer jobs, check out the Boston Youth Environmental Network. Green Jobs Boston is an active member of the Network.
Resources Attached Below
- For an introductory overview of Green Credentials, take a look at the "Insider's Guide" put together by the Heatspring Learning Institute in Cambridge. It has basic information on BPI, RESNET, LEED, NABCEP and IGSHPA credentials.
- Although somewhat out of date now, the 2008 report on Green Jobs in US Metro Areas from the Conference of Mayors is still a useful overview.