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Title Building green [videorecording] / Special Finish Films ; directed by Tippy Bushkin ; written by Kevin Contreras ... [et al.].

Imprint [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Boston Video, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    690.837 BUI  v.1    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    690.837 BUI  v.2    Available
Description 3 videodiscs (ca. 322 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Contains 13 episodes from the series.
Contents disc 1. Breaking ground (25 min.) ; The foundation (24 min.) ; Framing and roofing (25 min.) ; Straw bales (25 min.) -- disc 2. Doors and windows (21 min.) ; Exterior finishes (27 min.) ; Interior finishes (25 min.) ; Floors and closets (26 min.) -- disc 3. Lighting (24 min.) ; Water systems (23 min.) ; Landscaping (25 min.) ; Interior design (25 min.) ; The grand finale (27 min.).
Credits Editor, Jeremy Stuart ; camera, Chris Bell ... [et al.] ; music, Gary Malkin, Dan Alvarez.
Performer Hosted by Kevin Contreras.
Event Originally broadcast on television in 2007.
Summary "[Program is] pioneering and entertaining...with an eco-friendly twist, on a mission to inspire viewers to discover just how easy, cost-effective and healthy it can be to go green, and to dispel 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, blue jean insulation and much more...The final result is a Zen modernist house that is not only earthquake safe and energy efficient, but an exquisite example of the art of the eco-possible." - Container
Audience Not rated.
System Details 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.
Genre/Form Television programs
Educational television programs
Instructional television programs
Educational -- Television series.
Instructional -- Television series.
Added Author Bushkin, Tippy. Director.
Contreras, Kevin.
Special Finish Films.
Executive Program Services (Firm)
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Added Title Building green (Television program)
ISBN 9781593758332
Standard No. 783421425798
Music No. WG42579 WGBH Boston Video

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