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by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 14, 2022
More than 40 organizations are partnering with DOE as part of the Better Buildings Workforce Accelerator, committing to enhance the energy efficiency workforce by cultivating interest, facilitating pathways, and improving skills. These organizations are working to create a workforce that is well-...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 09, 2022
Better Buildings Challenge partner The Catholic University of America (CUA) isn’t just increasing energy efficiency: they’re also working to foster next generation of the buildings and decarbonization workforce. Over Earth Day, the university hosted a conference exploring how the workforce is...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Feb 02, 2022
Almost 40 organizations are partnering with DOE as part of the Better Buildings Workforce Accelerator with a commitment to enhancing the energy efficiency workforce by cultivating interest, facilitating pathways, and improving skills. These organizations are catalyzing a workforce that is well-...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Apr 30, 2021
Nearly 40 organizations are partnering with DOE as part of the Better Buildings Workforce Accelerator. As partners, they are committed to enhancing the energy efficiency workforce by fostering interest, streamlining pathways, and improving skills. These organizations are leading the way in...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Nov 07, 2019
Better Buildings Challenge multifamily partner New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) offers a model for public housing authorities nationwide to develop green workforce programs, addressing an ever-growing need in the marketplace. NYCHA is using its suite of Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs)...
by Blakely Jarrett, ICF on Dec 05, 2017
Better Buildings Challenge partners have always been market-drivers in energy efficiency, and our Multifamily partners are no exception. Three partners – all Public Housing Authorities – joined the SEED initiative to open up opportunities for sustainability and energy efficiency in their...
by Monica Kanojia on Nov 02, 2016
A vital component of the development of an energy efficient, sustainable building stock is the availability of highly skilled professionals to assist in its development. As energy efficient technologies and strategies become more advanced it is imperative to have a workforce that is capable of...