The Green Buildings market is headed for a strong surge forward as the stimulus money takes hold in the federal market. With 75% of all government buildings undergoing upgrades to become LEED certified within the next 5 years, it will be essential for building design, construction and real estate professionals to have the knowledge and skills needed to deliver successful projects. Here are a few things we see that will be important in the coming months.
When I wrote that Forestry was going to be a potential area of career growth in the green economy. I could hear the snickering from across the country. How can the ultimate “tree hugger” job be a catalyst for climate change? Read this article to find out
The electrical grid like other parts of the American infrastructure hold great job and entrepreneurial opportunities for those who want to pursue them. As part of Hinton Human Capital’s ongoing campaign to make the general public aware of job opportunities in the Climate Change, Environmental and Infrastructure markets, here is a list of 9 SMART GRID conferences and events, compiled by our friends at the NILON GROUP, that will provide job seekers and entrepreneurs will information on companies, projects and jobs
I am sure that many of you have read the political rancor over Green and Stimulus related jobs. Whether you agree or disagree with how many jobs were “saved” versus “created” from the stimulus bill, there is a positive trend in the economy worth talking about: Environmental and Infrastructure job openings are heating up.