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Building Green

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Part of the "Green Careers" series. Presents an overview of job opportunities in this booming industry where there is a high demand for trained professionals, designers, and workers to help improve the efficiency of commercial and residential buildings through better design of new buildings and smart improvements to existing structures. Jobs profiled include the following: solar installer, lighting technician, and energy auditor.

Media Details

Runtime: 20 minutes 6 seconds

A building with a curving roofline still under construction. Caption: Green buildings are rising up
Green Careers
Episode 1
20 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People on a rooftop wearing hard hats with tools in their hands. One hard hat says "Solari" on the back. Caption: installing modules and arrays for large commercial sites
Green Careers
Episode 4
20 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Forest setting with felled tree that has a diameter larger than the logger standing to one side. Caption: Old-growth forests are leveled,
Green Careers
Episode 6
21 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Hand pointing at part of a blueprint. Caption: to really make sure that the design works very well.
Green Careers
Episode 7
21 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Empty glass and plastic bottles and cans. Caption: Figuring out ways to recycle our trash
Green Careers
Episode 8
22 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Old and somewhat deteriorated metal canisters stacked on plywood shelves. Caption: against lingering environmental pollution.
Green Careers
Episode 9
21 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person at a cash register in a store filled with people and produce. Caption: Local, sustainable, as always, everything is organic.
Green Careers
Episode 10
22 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A swiftly moving river. Caption: more demand for water, greater impacts,
Green Careers
Episode 12
20 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12