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American Agenda (Environment: Energy Efficient Housing) #113583

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 27, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(New Canaan, Connecticut: Ned Potter) Need to make American homes more energy efficient featured; details given of energy leaks in typical American home; scenes shown of Infraspection Institution heat-sensing film of house. [Worldwatch Institution Alan DURNING, experimental builder Hunter LOVINS - discuss energy loss and energy efficiency.] Computerized "smart house" in Bowie, MD, model house in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and Colorado solar-heated building cited as exs. of energy savings; scenes shown. [LOVINS - says these techs. are available.] [Yale Univ. architect Don. WATSON - discusses simple principles for energy efficiency.] Diagram shown of how house that saved energy could be built. [Illinois Institution of Tech. professor Charles OWEN - explains adding components to house.] [LOVINS - comments on energy.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Statistics on energy savings in dollars cited.

Donaldson, Sam;
Potter, Ned

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