Homes and Buildings B-Roll Footage
The following video b-roll footage shows home energy assessments (also known as energy audits), simple steps to improve energy efficiency in a home, an energy efficient commercial building, and training of new weatherization professionals.
Home Energy Improvements
Various home energy improvements are shown, including attic and water heater insulation, energy efficient appliances, ductwork inspection and sealing, an air filter comparison, and LED lighting.
|Home Energy Improvements B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||3:32||15 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||3:32||130 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||3:32||245 MB|
Lighting Choices Save You Money
A residential home is shown with newer lighting choices that save energy and money. All of the light bulbs in this video meet the new energy standards that take effect from 2012–2014. The energy-saving incandescent bulbs use about 25% less energy, and CFLs and LEDs typically use 75% less energy than traditional varieties.
|Lighting Choices Save You Money B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||3:10||17 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||3:10||119 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||3:10||199 MB|
Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings — Interiors
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Research Support Facility is a highly energy efficient office building designed to achieve the LEED Platinum level rating. Featured here are several of the building's interior features, including natural daylighting, energy efficient work stations, recycled materials, dynamic windows, and a radiant heating and cooling system.
|Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings — Interiors B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||6:09||59 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||6:09||197 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||6:09||260 MB|
Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings — Exteriors
When it comes to commercial buildings, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Research Support Facility is a model of super efficiency. Featured here are several of the building's exterior features, including triple-glazed operable windows, insulated panels, and an on-site solar energy system.
|Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings — Exteriors B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||2:58||32 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||2:58||105 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||2:58||136 MB|
A low-income residence is retrofitted to improve energy efficiency and comfort. Steps taken to increase energy efficiency—while saving residents money on heating and cooling—include repairing cracks and holes with foil ray insulation and tape, installing insulation, sealing air ducts, and insulating a water heater.
|Low-Income Weatherization B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||7:15||44 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||7:15||264 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||7:15||421 MB|
Energy Efficient Building Construction
A police station is constructed with an eye for energy efficiency, incorporating elements such as a passive solar design, concrete and insulation composed of recycled materials, and construction-waste recycle bins to achieve LEED Silver standards.
|Energy Efficient Building Construction B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||5:55||36 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||5:55||215 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||5:55||347 MB|
Weatherization: Retrofitting Homes for Efficiency
Weatherization technicians work to improve the energy efficiency of a home by air-sealing it with caulk and foam, improving its insulation, and replacing the water heater with a highly-efficient model.
|Weatherization B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||2:48||13 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||2:48||86 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||2:48||179 MB|
Home Energy Assessment Overview — Virginia
A home energy contractor conducts a home energy assessment that identifies and priorities ways a homeowner can save energy and money. Footage includes blower door test and other steps of the process.
|Virginia Home Assessment B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||5:01||24 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||5:01||165 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||5:01||315 MB|
Step-by-Step Home Energy Assessment — Colorado
A home energy assessment by a qualified contractor is the first step in retrofitting and weatherizing a home or business for increased energy efficiency; this footage shows a comprehensive step-by-step assessment being conducted on a residence.
|Colorado Home Assessment B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||10:58||50 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||10:58||403 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||10:58||641 MB|
A LEED Platinum Apartment Building — New York
A low-income apartment building in New York City is certified as energy-efficient at the LEED Platinum level; saving energy and costs for its residents.
|LEED Apartment B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||5:54||34 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||5:54||79 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||5:54||284 MB|
Weatherization Training Center at Penn College — Williamsport, Pennsylvania
This weatherization training center has trained more than 9,000 weatherization professionals. Footage includes scenes of the center's recently expanded facility, demonstrations of blower door, drywall, and insulation classroom utilities, and students taking a hands-on examination.
|Training Center B-Roll||Format||Length||File Size|
|Preview reel||.WMV||9:30||94 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.WMV||9:30||354 MB|
|Full-length HD video||.MOV||9:30||486 MB|