Watch degrees that work: Going Green

About this episode

"Green jobs" can be a cryptic term, but the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania provides meaning and context to it with the Green Jobs Report. The study identifies five promising green industry sectors employing people throughout the state and nation. This episode of degrees that explores two of the sectors: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Exciting career possibilities in those fields are revealed by national experts and through the experiences of building science and sustainable design majors completing a green project at Pennsylvania College of Technology. A trip to Washington, D.C. is included to visit the first LEED platinum-certified office building in the nation’s capital.

Featured Interviews

  • Geoffrey Campbell
    Assistant Professor, Architectural Technology
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Shannon Farver
    Assistant Chief Engineer
    Louis Dreyfus Property Group
  • Naim Jabbour
    Instructor, Architectural Technology
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Rhone Resch
    President & CEO
    Solar Energy Industries Association
  • Tyler Walter
    Building Science & Sustainable Design Major
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Jane Weissman
    Executive Director
    Interstate Renewable Energy Council


  • Producer/ Writer/ Editor/ Camera
    • Chris Leigh
  • Producer/ Writer/ Narrator
    • Tom Speicher
  • Production Support
    • Gerianne Tomb
  • Music
  • Executive Producers
    • Elaine Lambert
    • Tom Currá
  • Images/video courtesy
    • Arizona State University
    • Benjamin Benschneider Photography
    • Clark Construction Group, LLC
    • International Living Future Institute
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry
    • Pennsylvania Senate Republican Communications
    • Seattle Art Museum
    • Seattle’s Convention & Visitors Bureau
    • Solar Energy Industries Association
    • Sunwheel Energy Partners
    • The NewsMarket
    • Tim Thompson
  • Special Thanks
    • Blue Green Alliance
    • Geoffrey Campbell
    • Calandra Childers
    • Shannon Farver
    • Judy Hill
    • Naim Jabbour
    • Larry Kaufman
    • Keevin Larson
    • Cindy Meixel
    • Adam Moyer
    • Rhone Resch
    • Kauilani Robinson
    • Tyler Walter
    • Jane Weissman
    • Tom Wilson