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Building Sustainability with the Natural Step
Building Sustainability with the Natural Step
Item#: BUI-630-D
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$79.95
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Running Time: 22 minutes
G 10-Adult
Brian Yeoman, Patsy Northcutt

 

"Lip service is cheap; action has real value. Here is an organization that is letting its actions do the talking."
- Ray Anderson, CEO Interface, Inc. and Co-Chair, President's Council for Sustainable Development

 

- Honorable Mention, Earthvision Film & Video Festival
- Bronze Award, 2000 Worldfest-Houston Festival

 

 

The World Commission on Environment and Development has defined sustainability as "meeting the needs of present generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

Guided by the scientific principles of the Natural Step, the University of Houston Health Science Center is designing one of the most ecologically-friendly large scale buildings ever constructed. In order to achieve this, great care is being put into planning and collaboration between the faculty, students, architects, and engineers. Experts in lighting, renewable resources, life cycles, climate control, recycling, composting, and energy conservation are also involved.



Available in Spanish upon request.