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Thursday, November 19, 2009

NYS launches green careers web portal

NYS has launched a new website, Green CareersNY, as a portal to help visitors find information on a variety of “green” topics -- including green jobs and careers, how to get green training, and incentives for going green. 

On the business page, valuable resources include: information regarding green building regulations, corporate greening strategies, and obtaining "green" business certifications such as LEED and BPI. There are also links to government sites that detail incentives and tax breaks available to businesses that make strides toward "going green" including:
  • NYS Weatherization Assistance Program
  • The 1031 Exchange - Tax Breaks for Upgrading to Greener Machinery
  • Not-For-Profit for LEED Certification
  • NYSERDA's Green Building Site
  • NYS Reduction Program Info
  • Database for Green Verifiers
  • Corporate Greening Strategies
  • Energy Star site
  • U.S. Dept. of Energy Building Technology site
  • Division of Housing and Community Renewal NYS Department of Labor NYS
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