Green-ovating: Home Renovations for a Sustainable World (DVDs)

$399.80

Spotlighting the best practices, technologies, and materials available to residential remodelers and builders, this four-part series shows how existing homes can be transformed to improve energy efficiency, etc.

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Spotlighting the best practices, technologies, and materials available to residential remodelers and builders, this four-part series shows how existing homes can be transformed to improve energy efficiency, eco-friendliness, livability, and sustainability while enhancing the health and well-being of their occupants.
 
Remodeler and builder Robert Post accompanies leading designers, builders, landscape architects, and other practicing green professionals to working jobsites where they discuss and illustrate the practical application of green principles to every aspect of remodeling and renovation.
 
Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). Viewing time: 38-42 minutes each. In English, with English-language subtitles. 2010.
 
Click here to view a video clip of the series.
 
Can purchase separately for $99.95 (please see the Product Options box above), or $399.80 for the complete 4-part series.
 
Titles include:
  • Home Performance: The First Step to Green
    For the remodeler embarking on any home renovation, its essential to first assess the current performance of the house and all its systems.

    This video takes viewers through a home performance audit and shows how insights into the thermal envelope, energy footprint, and structural soundness can guide the remodeler and homeowner through the first steps toward creating a greener home.

    An overview of high-efficiency HVAC and geothermal technologies and the role they play in a houses energy efficiency is also explored. 40 minutes.

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  • Green Power, Clean Choices
    Powering houses and heating water in more energy-efficient, sustainable ways is an important component of many remodeling projects.

    Whether its through the use of passive or active solar technologies, wind, or other renewable power sources, todays remodelers need to understand the basics of green power so they can guide their clients toward smarter choices and then integrate these technologies into a home in the most intelligent way. 38 minutes.

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  • Sustainable Landscaping: Growing a Greener Home
    Over the course of this video, viewers will learn how a green approach to landscaping can reduce the amount of energy needed to heat and cool a house.

    The role of landscaping as a system, the connection between the outdoor habitat and the home as a living space, the proper management of rainwater and runoff, the value of native plants, and the benefits of green roofs are also explored. 38 minutes.

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  • Thinking Green, Building Smart
    The fundamental difference between a green approach to building and remodeling and a conventional approach is the thinking that guides the project.

    This video explores the thought process at the core of green architectural design and construction as it takes viewers behind the scenes of an architectural firm specializing in sustainable design, a remodeler who has built a green construction business, a supplier of eco-friendly building materials, and a homeowner who has remodeled his house from the ground up using green materials, technologies, and practices. 42 minutes.

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