The Solar frontier

United States, 1977

Film
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Architects Nick Nicholson, Greg Allen, and Doug Lorriman and residents discuss the cost, performance and technology of three houses in the Canadian snowbelt which are heated by solar energy.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Peter Mellen

Frances Mellen

production company

Mellenco Film Productions

Duration

00:23:37:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28695

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Power resources

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Solar heating

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Power resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Solar energy

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Solar heating

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Solar houses

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architects

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Solar heating

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Power resources

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar energy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar houses

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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