Sun, wind and wood

Canada, 1978

Film
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There are people who are fighting the high cost of energy by devising ingenious ways to use sun, wind and wood. This film illustrates the nature of these experiments, one of which is the Ark, a bio-shelter that, using natural systems only, provides housing, heat, food and electricity for a family.

Credits

director

Dorothy Todd Henaut

co-producer

Kathleen Shannon

Margaret Pettigrew

Edward Le Lorrain

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:24:30:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33589

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wind power

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Architecture - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Energy policy - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Renewable energy sources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Solar energy

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wind power

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Renewable energy sources

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture - Environmental aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing - Social aspects

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar energy

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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