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Keyword: Competition, 12 Links

Student Chapters - AGC
Abstract: Information on AGC student chapters, benefits, programs, and how to get started.
Source: Associated General Contractors of America
URL: http://www.agc.org/page.ww?section=Student+Chapters&name=About+Student+Chapters

Student Chapters - National Association of Home Builders
Abstract: Housed under the Residential Construction Academy and funded by National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), corporate partners, and student member dues, the NAHB Student Chapters program helps to enrich the educational experience of students enrolled in construction-related studies and training. Chapters are located at universities, community colleges, high schools and vocational/technical institutions across the country. This link tells you how to get started and the benefits you can expect.
Source: National Association of Home Builders
URL: http://www.nahb.org/category.aspx?sectionID=767

Student Chapters - CMAA
Abstract: Campus-based chapters offer students the opportunity to develop professional and technical perspectives associated with the CM services profession while pursuing their academic programs. Student participation in CMAA events, at the national or regional level, provides valuable networking opportunities for future employment, and the educational programs of the Association contribute to the early professional development of the prospective CM practitioner.
Source: Construction Management Association of America
URL: http://cmaanet.org/howto_start_student_chapter.php

NAHB Residential Construction Competitions
Abstract: The NAHB Residential Construction Competitions are one of the highlights at the annual International Builders' Show. The competition has been established to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to solve construction-related problems. Students work on a management proposal for a real project by completing an estimate, schedule, cash flow forecast and other essential elements of the proposal.
Source: Home Builders Institute and National Associatin of Home Builders
URL: http://www.hbi.org/Programs/StudentChapters/awards.html

Student Energy Competitions and Contests
Abstract: This site offers resources for students of all ages on competitions and contests that promote awareness about energy technologies and issues, including energy efficiency and renewable energy. The left navigation area also has links to curriculum materials, teacher training programs, and jobs.
Source: US Department of Energy
URL: http://www.eere.energy.gov/education/competitions.html

EPA Teaching Center
Abstract: This is EPA's teaching site. It is a portal to a plethora of teaching tools, publications, other links, awards, grants, conferences, students jobs and other related information.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/teachers/

P3 Award: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet
Abstract: This is the site for information about all P3 (People, Prosperity and the Planet) award programs conducted by the EPA.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://es.epa.gov/ncer/p3/designs_sustain_rfp.html

How to Build and Profit with Energy Efficiency in New Home Construction
Abstract: The EnergyValue Housing Award guide is a compilation of best practices of winners of the national EnergyValue Housing Award -- which recognizes builders who voluntarily incorporate energy and resource efficiency into new home design, construction, and marketing. This book is valuable to builders who are thinking about creating a market niche with energy efficiency. It includes information on the basics of energy efficient construction, tried-and-true ideas from successful builders, and a list of resources for those wishing to learn more.
Source: National Association of Home builders
URL: http://www.nahbrc.org/tertiaryR.asp?TrackID=&CategoryID=1652&DocumentID=3404

Cradle to Cradle Housing Competition
Abstract: This design and construction competition features homes built with a goal of achieving the new standards of sustainability set up in Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. This site has links to past winners and contest information.
Source: Cradle to Cradle
URL: http://www.c2c-home.org/

Green Roofs Student Forum
Abstract: At this site, students involved with greenroof pursuits can chat, post projects and papers, and make contacts with other students, schools and companies - all free of charge. This is also the green roof industry portal, so students and teachers can access information, events, and other resources.
Source: Greenroofs.com
URL: http://greenroofs.com/student_forum.htm

Solar Decathalon House Building Competition
Abstract: The Solar Decathlon brings 18 college and university teams from around the globe to compete to design and build houses that demonstrate the advantages of a solar lifestyle. The projects show how we can live with abundance and comfort in beautiful, energy-efficient, completely solar-powered homes.
Source: Department of Energy
URL: http://www.eere.energy.gov/solar_decathlon/

National Renewable Energy Lab's Student Competitions
Abstract: NREL's Office of Education Programs seeks to develop a capable and diverse workforce for the Laboratory, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the nation through mentored research internships and fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students. Many opportunities are linked from this site.
Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
URL: http://www.nrel.gov/education/undergrad.html

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