The Hottest show on earth

Canada, 1977

Film
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A humourous film on the subject of home insulation. Topics include: the origins of fossil fuels, how to optimise furnace efficiency, common areas of home heat loss, weather-stripping and insulation. Narrated by David Suzuki.

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Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

Wolf Koenig

Derek Lamb

Jeffrey Schon

Duration

00:27:50:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015317

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Building materials

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fossil fuels

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Insulation (Heat)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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