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Sustainable Landscaping [electronic resource]: Growing a Greener Home

Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
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. Visits to residential project sites with the landscape architects and designers who created them are included as well, offering insights into the principles and design philosophies that have shaped their work. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
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Run Time
38 min.
9 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 27, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Growing a Greener Home
Green-ovating: Home Renovations for a Sustainable World
Green-ovating, home renovations for a sustainable world
  • Landscaping and Energy Efficiency (2:40)
  • Natural Vegetation: Cooling Properties (1:57)
  • Natural Vegetation: Heating Properties (2:20)
  • Beyond the Green Lawn (2:33)
  • Sustainable Yards (2:16)
  • Prevention of Stream Erosion (2:47)
  • Landscape: Part of Infrastructure (4:23)
  • Green Water Management (2:43)
  • Hardscaping and Water Management (2:00)
  • Landscape Decisions (3:09)
  • Benefits of Green Roof Landscaping (2:18)
  • Green Roof Landscaping (4:29)
  • Future of Green Roofs (1:42)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2010.
Publisher no.
  • 40431s Films Media Group
  • 40434 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (38 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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