Green Construction

Building California's Green Future

To rise out of today's economic slump, the nation is looking to put people to work rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure and upgrading our energy systems-this time using green technologies. This video shows how all of the construction crafts have a role to play in the green economy, it explains different forms of green construction, and shows how unions are training their members to perform the green skills needed. Runtime 9:18. (Read More)

Contractors and Project Managers Talk About California's Green Future

To rise out of today's economic slump, the nation is looking to put people to work rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure and upgrading our energy systems-this time using green technologies. This video introduces us to several contractors and project managers to learn about what they're currently building green and how doing green construction is a good business model. Runtime 3:18 (Read More)

Unions in the Community - Green My School Project

The Plasterers Union in San Francisco has re-plastered much of the Rosa Parks Elementary School with a new green product. Learn about the "Green My School" project and how the union was able to do good work while upgrading it's members skills. (Read More)

Unions in the Community - RELI: Bringing Green Training to High Schools

Learn about how the IBEW Electrical Apprenticeship Program has partnered with a high school to teach students about green construction. Runtime 1:38 (Read More)

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