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Free Eco Film Night: Green Building Smorgasbord
Date Wednesday July 26
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Marin Outdoor Living 2100 Redwood Highway Greenbrae, CA
Event Type Screening
Organizer/Author
Free Eco Film Night: Green Building Smorgasbord (Greenbrae / Marin)

Sustainable Building is green-hot! Watch a sampling of green building
practices that can be used in commercial building projects at no
additional cost over standard design. For everyday home and garden,
learn about composting, organic gardening, eco cleaning agents, and
various types of building design and construction, from straw bale,
adobe, FSB lumber and recycled or salvaged materials. Want to get
hands on? Discover straw bale building volunteer opportunities. Get
technical, get hands on, get creative, and save resources!

Architecture to Zucchini: The people, companies and organizations
pioneering sustainability (23 min)
We will showcase the sustainable building practices of Barrs &
Genauer construction (home building and remodeling) and Norm Thompson
(retail cataloger).

BUILDING ONE HOUSE (5 min)
A PSA narrated by Robert Redford about the Red Feather Development
Group who educates and empowers American Indian nations to create
sustainable solutions to the severe housing crisis within reservation
communities. They teach affordable, replicable and sustainable
approaches to home construction, organizes volunteers and builds
desperately needed homes.

GOINGGREEN: Every Home an Eco-Home (25 min)
Using humor and down-to-earth examples, GOINGGREEN tours the original
Eco-Home" with a group of middle-school kids, who discover some
simple, inexpensive ways to become more earth-friendly at home.
GOINGGREEN shows us how we can live earth-friendly lives on a limited
budget, even in the middle of a city.

BUILDING WITH AWARENESS: the construction of a hybrid home (16 min)
Learn how to use straw bale walls for insulation, interior adobe
walls for thermal mass, earth plasters, 100% electrical generation by
sunlight, and passive solar heating and cooling plus rainwater
collection. The overview highlights the design process and materials
used in the construction of an esthetically pleasing and natural
resource efficient home.

About Green Planet Films:
Green Planet Films is a non-profit distributor of nature and
environmental DVDs from around the globe. We seek to preserve and
protect our planet by collecting and distributing documentaries from
our web-based library which can be used to educate the public about
the science, beauty, and fragility of the natural world.

Free.
July 26, 2006 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Marin Outdoor Living 2100 Redwood Highway Greenbrae, CA 94904

Additional Event Information 415-383-0484
http://www.greenplanetfilms.org
http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=5821
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jul 25th, 2006 12:30 AM
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