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Top 5 Green Hotels

It’s not easy to create green hotels. Most existing chains agree that retrofitting the HVAC system in every franchise, renovating interiors in favor of green materials, and making other major overhauls would be great. But most also agree it’s just not feasible, especially during this economy. That said, there are plenty of smaller ways hotel chains can be green. For ...

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4 Ways to Boost Your Energy Job Hunt

It’s back to the old drawing board. You just got turned down from what you thought would have been an ideal fit for you in the energy job circuit. So, what exactly did the hiring manager not see in you? Perhaps, you are not marketing yourself well enough: It’s one thing to have the skills; it’s another to advertise it ...

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Four Things Green Hiring Managers Are Looking for in You

For many, the job interview is one of the most stressful parts of the job search, and when you are specifically targeting a promising green job, even more pressure exists to not screw up the interview. Getting into the minds of green job hiring managers is a sure-fire way to master the art of speaking their green language and finally ...

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Green Jobs Needed to Slow Global Warming ASAP

Environmental Jobs Help to Battle Global Warming By 2020 - Image from The Orange County Register

Limiting global warming is not only a “nice” idea that would be good to consider in order to help the earth: It is an imperative idea that needs to be taken seriously in order to help to save the economy and the earth. Believe it or not, despite worldwide efforts to place Mother Earth back on the pedestal in our ...

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Top Markets to Find Green Jobs

You’re part of the 70 percent of Americans who downright hate their jobs. Maybe you’re at the point where you are ready for change: You are willing to go anywhere to find a new job and give yourself a new lease on life, and landing a green job seems to be more promising than remaining stuck in your dead-end career ...

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Energy-Smart Series: Tip 11 – Central Air Conditioning Alternatives

Americans rely on air conditioning a lot, and any homeowner will tell you it can get expensive. But there are more ways than one to air condition a building, and some green technology is very affordable. Central air conditioning makes use of your ductwork to distribute cool air to every room in your house. The air is literally forced through ...

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Vermont Furniture Industry Creates Thousands of Green Jobs

Vermont has a reputation for being one of the greenest states in the Union–and not just because it’s 80 percent covered by forests. Vermonters are big on green technology, green transportation and green living. It should come as no surprise that they’re making a name for themselves in the green furniture industry. According to the Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association, the ...

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