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INDOOR AIR QUALITY

VIRTUAL REALITY

"Air purity" explores the importance of HEPA grade air purifiers and Heating and Cooling systems for sustainable buildings, energy efficiency and public health in the post-COVID world.

People of color are adversely affected by environmental and social justice issues. They have  been heavily affected by the climate crisis, racial injustices, and the COVID-19 epidemic.

Becoming an HVAC Technician is a pathway to a stable, lucrative career and a way to support the communities who need it most.

Our protagonist is an expert HVAC engineer who immigrated to New York City. We shadow a day in his life, while learning about important new updates in the post-COVID world.

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STORY

MULTI-MEDIA LEARNING & TRAINING

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360° Video

Shadow a “day in the life” of an HVAC Technician. Visit key locations, learn how to reduce building emissions and increase renewable energy.

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Interactive VR

Test your knowledge  by exploring residential and commercial spaces with interactive replicas of real HVAC systems & HEPA filters.

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Complementary Interviews

Meet sustainable energy professionals on the cutting edge of new construction, technology and energy policy. Zoom in on the WHY behind building science, and tour some of the best examples in the city.

Cleaning the Filters

Understanding HEPA Filters

  • Identify make, model, fuel source

  • Locate and change filter

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HVAC Systems

  • Identify make, model, fuel source

  • Notice any hazards

  • Assess for gas leaks

  • Perform system efficiency test

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EDUCATION & ACTIVISM

Learn how to incorporate best practices into your daily life to improve air quality with an environmental justice lens.

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COVID & AIR TRANSMISSION

Prevent Coronavirus spread, and adopt safety measures, including Personal Protective Equipment.

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Air Quality & Environmental Justice

Explore the connection between environmental and social justices to see how air pollution affects black and brown communities.

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Euclid Training develops and delivers training courses for residential and commercial building operators. Their mission is to provide career education opportunities, placements and to support increased building sustainability and energy efficiency with an equity lens.

Created by Overview Collective

in partnership with

Euclid Training

Filmed: New York, NY - September 2020

Co-Directors: Tarik Mohamed & Kristin Gutekunst

Director of Cinematography: Tarik Mohamed

Executive Producer: Kristin Gutekunst

Assistant-Director: Allison Gutekunst

Featuring: 

Special thanks to Jessica Vicuna and Euclid Training