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PostHeaderIcon Top 5 Green Careers

Posted on: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 8:00 am

Top Green CareerAs the world continues to go green, green job opportunities are being created to facilitate the “Go Green” initiative. Here is a list of the top five green careers that are easy to get: An environmental lawyer is one perfect green career, law is a wide subject but in this case one specializes in protection of the environment. Another career is an urban planner, as an urban planner your work will be determining how land should be used for a greener environment.

You can also be an environmental journalist by using scientific practices and language to inform the public about the environment. Becoming a biologist is another career option, as a biologist you get to deal with living organisms as well as other environmental adaptations. Civil engineering is also a green career that could earn you a living. It involves building energy efficient and sustainable structures that favor the environment.

PostHeaderIcon Guide for Green Exam

Posted on: Sunday, September 27th, 2009 at 10:26 am

Green Career, Eco JobsGreen examinations are offered under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) as a certification given by the US Green Building Council. It aims at encouraging people to adopt environmental friendly development practices by creating universally acceptable performance criteria. The green exam is internationally accepted thus its holders are recognized as professionals in whichever part of the world.

The exam is taken by architects, construction managers, contractors, interior designers or other individuals involved in the construction industry. The exam has several versions for instance a version for new buildings and major renovations, existing buildings and commercial interiors. LEED accreditation for 2009 is in two sections. The first is a two and a half hour exam which if passed one becomes LEED Green Associate and the second takes one and half hours which qualifies one to be LEED AP with specialty. The exam has computerized multiple choice questions with instant answers.

PostHeaderIcon Green Energy Jobs

Posted on: Thursday, August 20th, 2009 at 5:12 pm

Green Energy JobsWith increasing consciousness about saving energy and the environment, new careers in the field are being introduced now-a-days some of which are:

Wind Technician who is responsible for performing repair and preventative maintenance of big windmills on wind farms.

Renewable Energy Analyst who analyses and procures renewable energy systems for big companies.
Director of Engineering, Solar Division who works with the companies for developing solar power technology and making it more efficient for the public use.

Clean Air or Clean Energy Specialist who works with the governments or communities for reducing air pollution and promoting cleaner energy solutions.

PV Systems Designer who designs and makes photovoltaic cells used in the solar panels.
Renewable Energy Consultant who advises the companies about how to use alternative sources of energy in the best possible way.

There are several other types of green energy jobs, most of which can be attained by doing a 4 year degree from a college, concentrating upon some engineering applicable to the green energy fields.