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Building green [videorecording] / Special Finish Films ; Executive Program Services ; directed by Tippy Bushkin.

Building green

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Main DVD 690.837 Building 3 discs (Text) 31307017727712 Movies - Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781593758332
  • ISBN: 1593758332
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (325 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Boston Video, [2008]

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General Note: Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television in 2007.
Contains 13 episodes from the series.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Breaking ground ; The foundation ; Framing and roofing ; Straw bales -- Disc 2. Doors and windows ; Exterior finishes ; Interior finishes ; Floors and closets -- Disc 3. Lighting ; Water systems ; Landscaping ; Interior design ; The grand finale.
Participant or Performer Note: Hosted by Kevin Contreras.
Summary, etc.: Pioneering with an eco-friendly twist, discover how easy, cost-effective and healthy it can be to go green, and dispels myths about environmentally-conscious lifestyles. Follow the step-by-step construction of Kevin's green dream home in Santa Barbara, with practical advice and expert guidance on a range of topics like straw bale construction, breathable paints and blue jean insulation. The final result is a Zen modernist house that is not only earthquake safe and energy efficient, but an example of the art of the eco-possible home.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Subject: Sustainable buildings > Design and construction.
Ecological houses.
Sustainable architecture.
Building > Environmental aspects.
Construction industry > Environmental aspects.
Architecture > Environmental aspects.
Television programs.
Educational television programs.
Instructional television programs.
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