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Alternative Framing Techniques
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(Films Media Group, 2004), 14 mins, 14 page(s)
This program looks at popular alternative framing techniques used to reduce structural lumber requirements and costs and improve design.
(Films Media Group, 2004), 14 mins, 14 page(s)
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The Blueprint: Overview of the Manufacturing Skilled Trades
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(Films Media Group, 2003), 19 mins, 19 page(s)
This program explores the manufacturing skilled trades, surveys the various occupations available, and provides a quick introduction to each job. It describes the work performed by general machinists, industrial electricians, industrial mechanic millwrights, mold makers, pattern makers, tool and die makers, and in...
(Films Media Group, 2003), 19 mins, 19 page(s)
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Blueprints: Planning a Building
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(Films Media Group, 1992), 14 mins, 14 page(s)
This program details the information necessary to begin a building project. It discusses zoning laws, building codes, elevation drawings, detail drawings, floor plans, foundations, utilities, elevations, electricity, and plumbing. The DVD also addresses scale models, the use of CAD, and landscaping.
(Films Media Group, 1992), 14 mins, 14 page(s)
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Bricklayers and Stonemasons
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(Films Media Group, 2003), 13 mins, 13 page(s)
This DVD describes work as a bricklayer and stonemason. It features individuals who have recently begun training and working in the industry discussing their jobs, training, and the benefits of their employment.
(Films Media Group, 2003), 13 mins, 13 page(s)
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Catching the Sun: The Physics of Solar Energy
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 18 mins, 18 page(s)
This program examines the three main ways in which solar energy is used around the world: solar hot water, photovoltaic solar panels that generate electricity for small consumers, and thermal arrays that use sunlight to produce electricity in large commercial plants. It discusses the science involved in each.
(Films Media Group, 2008), 18 mins, 18 page(s)
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Climate Conversations
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
Featuring experts, this program profiles several companies that have revamped their business models in response to dire warnings about climate change. It shows how Nike’s China division reduced its carbon footprint by 50 percent and looks at the partnership between pharmaceutical manufacturer Novo Nordisk and th...
(Films Media Group, 2010), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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Construction
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(Films Media Group, 2006), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
This program profiles three women with rewarding careers in the construction trades. It features a welder with experience in manufacturing and shipbuilding, a restoration carpenter who specializes in damage repair, and an electrician who works on lighting and heating equipment. The DVD also includes interviews wit...
(Films Media Group, 2006), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
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Designing With Recycled Materials
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
Explaining that the use of recycled materials presents designers with a unique set of challenges, this program profiles two companies that have successfully created products from recycled goods. It shows how Pli Design produced a stackable chair made from recycled Sony PlayStations and examines the ways in which a...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
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Electric Highway: Has the Era of the Electric Car Arrived?
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
Considering the shortcomings of gasoline-powered vehicles, this DVD emphasizes the need to reduce vehicular impact on the environment and considers developments in electric car technology.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
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Engineering
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(Films Media Group, 2006), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
This DVD profiles three women employed in the engineering field. It features a product support engineer, a computer software engineering, and an environmental engineer.
(Films Media Group, 2006), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
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