Green Careers in Building and Landscaping

Green Careers in Building and Landscaping

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Thinking about a green career or looking for a college or university that promotes great green programs? Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping pinpoints the best opportunities in building design and construction; installation, operations, and energy efficiency; commercial industrial, and residential design; landscaping, groundskeeping, and turf care; and policy, analysis, advocacy, and regulatory affairs-with job details as well as info on colleges, organizations, and institutions that offer courses, degrees, certification, and training/retraining-that can lead to a green career. Green Careers in Building and Landscaping offers inspirational and insightful essays on the importance of sustainability, written by individuals at the forefront of environmental organizations, university sustainability efforts, and college training programs. Essay writers include folks with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Second Nature,, University of Arizona, Philadelphia University, and Skanska USA Building Inc. Green Careers in Building and Landscaping also features an exclusive bonus section, qWhat Is the New Green Economy, q which examines the current interest in sustainability. You'll also find building and landscaping-related features, including interviews with individuals in a variety of green careers. Other feature articles offer useful tips and advice for a more sustainable life.An interior decorator plans and executes the decoration of a home, office, store, or other space. ... and color and textile preferences - Advise clients on factors affecting the space such as layout and color coordination - Render design ideas inanbsp;...

Title:Green Careers in Building and Landscaping
Publisher:Peterson's - 2011-04-01


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