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A Series of 3 Programs
Planet Neighborhood

The latest in energy saving technology and good design.

A printer-friendly version of this page 168 minutes
Closed Captioned

Produced by Larry Klein
A Production of WETA-TV Washington DC, Executive Producer Richard Thomas

PLANET NEIGHBORHOOD is a three part series looking at the latest in energy saving technology and good design. Hosted by Bill McDonough, architect, environmental designer, and Dean of the School of Architecture, University of Virginia.

The titles in the series are:

Home - Green technology and innovative design save energy.

Work - Sound office building design, car recycling and waste water disposal.

Community - Good community design and natural wastewater treatment.

Grade Level: 9-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 1997     Copyright Date: 1997
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-736-1     VHS ISBN: 1-56029-718-2

"An eager writer-host, specific examples, and personalizing case studies examine the ways in which homes, workplaces, and communities can create and sustain more affordable, healthier, and environmentally sensitive lifestyles."

"Covers a range of environmental issues related to the home and workplace, including energy-saving designs and technologies...Recommended"
Rachel Lohafer, Instructional Technology Center, Iowa State University, MC Journal

"Planet Neighborhood is all about solutions for improving health and environment. It is a great teaching tool for anyone or group interested in turning a negative situation into a positive one."
Earthworks Magazine

"Interesting, informative, and inspiring. If it were offered as part of the curriculum in grade school science classes, our attitude towards environmental responsibility would change."
Conscious Choice

"We have become so used to bad news about the environment...that PLANET NEIGHBORHOOD...comes as an exceedingly pleasant surprise."
The Washington Post

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Planet Neighborhood

"Interesting, informative, and inspiring." Conscious Choice

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American Studies
Business Practices
Citizen Action
Green Building
Renewable Energy

Social Change
Social Psychology
Sustainable Development
Urban and Regional

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Planet Neighborhood: Classroom Modules
Middle school science series on energy-efficiency and good design.

Turning Down The Heat
Renewable energy sources and energy conservation are the solution to global warming.

2-part series based on the book Biomimicry - a new science that studies nature's best ideas and then imitates these designs and processes to solve human problems.

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