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Clean Energy Corps to Create 600,000 Green Jobs

The Clean Energy Corps proposes combining job creation, service, and training to combat global warming, grow local economies, and create green pathways out of poverty. The CEC aims to launch a national effort to comprehensively apply cost-effective, energy-efficiency measures - from adding insulation to replacing inefficient boilers - to over 15 million existing buildings.

Youth Programs in Weatherization and Energy Efficiency

Youth programs in weatherization and energy efficiency can provide green career training, improve energy efficiency of family homes, and strengthen community commitment to sustainable communities.

Clean Energy Corps

Clean Energy Corps to achieve the goal of energy independence and invest in the jobs of the future and in the industries of the future, because the country that leads in clean energy and energy efficiency today.

Contractor Certification Programs

Certified energy efficiency and weatherization contractors are trained and evaluated for best practices, knowledge of energy efficiency technologies, and for knowledge of regulation compliance and incentives programs.

Technical Assistance for Weatherization & Energy Efficiency

Technical Assistance for Weatherization & Energy Efficiency includes energy audits, energy efficiency engineering, retrofit planning, and job training for installation of energy efficient systems.

R&D

Technology transfer of energy efficiency innovation and intellectual property is conducted mainly by universities, federal laboratories and leading green tech companies funded with venture capital. Some spin-off companies result from lab researchers starting their own business.

Commercialization of Energy Efficiency Technology

Commercialization of Energy Efficiency Technology includes energy research, construction research and development, green job training, energy sector financing, and technology transfer of equipment, design/build, and energy generation.

Trade Associations in Weatherization & Energy Efficiency

Trade Associations in Weatherization & Energy Efficiency provide training, job certification programs, product certification, public policy lobbying, and industry information distribution for technical assistance to the field.

Weatherization Training

Weatherization training prepares energy auditors, installers and remodeling contractors to spot heat leaks, indoor air quality pollutants, inadequate insulation, inefficient appliances, leaks and holes in the building skin, etc.

Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Job Creation Legislation for 2010

US Congress is proposing green jobs with energy efficiency and renewable energy incentives and rebates for residential and commercial building retrofits.



Weatherization Assistance Programs .

Research and development for weatherization and energy efficiency includes the Smart Grid, infrastructure, HVAC equipment, behavior changes, sensors, energy monitors and governors and new sources of renewable energy.

Job titles: weatherization worker and weatherization crew chief

Efficiency First, a new trade association formed for energy efficiency contractors in 2009.

Goals of the Clean Energy Corps

The Clean Energy Corps being promoted as a way to implement the American Recovery Act (2009) will be a combined service, training, job creation and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reduction effort, concentrated in cities and struggling suburban and rural communities, to combat global warming, grow local and regional economies and demonstrate the equity and employment promise of the clean energy economy.

Green for All in Seattle, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Newark, Atlanta

Green for All is  facilitating collaborations among green job practitioners and leaders in five cities and their respective counties--Seattle, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Newark, and Atlanta--to demonstrate pathways to green jobs at the local level.

Save Energy with Weatherization for Energy Efficiency

Energy efficient heating with weatherization tightens the building shell to save energy by preventing heat loss and cold infiltration from weather extremes. Insulation, caulking, vapor barriers, thermal barriers and high performance appliances are core energy saving weatherization strategies for energy efficient heating and cost saving cooling.

Best Practices for Energy Savings with Weatherization and Energy Efficiency

Sustainable energy depends on best practices for Weatherization and Energy Efficiency start with behavior - turn it off! Energy audits identify specific energy savings problems in wasted energy and optimize behaviors and remodeling for energy efficiency and weatherization.

Purpose of Weatherization

The purpose of weatherization is to reduce the cost and environmental impact of wasted energy use and improve comfort and health of residents, and productivity of workers in commercial buildings.

Employer Training

Employer training in weatherization and energy efficiency covers maintenance, behavior changes, technologies, and infrastructure systems such as the Smart Grid.

Commercialization of Energy Efficiency Technology

Commercialization of Energy Efficiency Technology includes energy research, construction research and development, green job training, energy sector financing, and technology transfer of equipment, design/build, and energy generation.

Companies in Weatherization & Energy Efficiency

Companies in Weatherization & Energy Efficiency provide energy audits, high efficiency installation, contract maintenance and service, as well as manufacturing, retail and distribution of certified energy efficient products and services.


Edited by Carolyn Allen, Managing Editor of Solutions For Green

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