30 Aug '16, 7pm

Solar as a Job LEEDer

Solar Industry Poised to Become Job LEEDer LEEDing the Job Market: How Solar Impacts Green Building Opportunities No longer just for the environmentally conscious, solar panels are rapidly becoming popular in both residential and commercial markets. A big part of that growth is due to solar becoming less expensive to produce and more efficient at reducing energy use and utility costs. Consumers across the country are buying into solar at higher rates than ever. As a result of this newfound acclaim, jobs in the solar industry have increased by a rate of 123% in the last six years . There are currently over 208,000 jobs in the field — 31,000 of which emerged just last year . This trend shows no sign of slowing, either. In fact, the solar industry’s rapid growth has set it up to be a leader in green building job generation in the near future. LEED-Credentialed Jobs in Green B...

Full article: http://www.gbes.com/blog/solar-as-a-job-leeder/

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