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Control energy, water and gas consumption
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-12-07 12:46:55 UTC
Waacs is not promoting itself as a “green” design agency but is alway looking with customers what options are. In this case the goal was to create interaction between user and the system to change user behavior towards more sustainable behavior. The client …
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Creating Behavior Change Webinar by Sheldon Group on December 13, 2012
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-30 08:01:59 UTC
What do these consumers have in common? 90% of Americans have purchased a green product, but haven’t continued to do so. Half of Americans said they made 1–3 energy-efficient home improvements, but still saw increases in their utility bill. …
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FairWear improves labour situation in fashion manufacturing
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-29 15:09:51 UTC
Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) is an independent, non-profit organisation that works with companies and factories to improve labour conditions for garment workers. FWF’s 80 member companies represent over 120 brands, and are based in seven European countries …
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SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION 2012: Trends
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-27 17:49:01 UTC
Herewith the conclusion of 2 days of Sustainable Innovation workshops in October 2012; What are the trends at this moment? Great transformation: major global climate, economic, food, material, water and energy challenges are leading thinkers to call …
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Mobile services improving farmer income and prevent deceases
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-21 08:54:44 UTC
On D4S there is much focus on physical product design but Product Service Systems can have a hugh impact on peoples live as this case of Nokia shows. Nokia has different offerings from "mobile gathering of health information to prevent spreading of deceases …
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Supercool and robust sustainable kids fashion
by: caspar honee, 2012-11-19 08:19:06 UTC
Gioia Mondo is truly unique using playing children as a starting point for design. The brand knows exactly how to combine this with fashion and quality. Gioia Mondo believes that children should be well dressed and look cool but most important be unconstrained …
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Climate control Tado
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-16 11:16:14 UTC
Currently about 34% of global energy consumption is caused by inefficient climate control systems. Addressing this issue Tado strives to be the market leader of heating management solutions for private consumers. With Tado the customer only consumes as …
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Conference: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION 2012
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-10-23 14:05:48 UTC
The Centre for Sustainable Design organises the 17th International Conference “Towards Sustainable Product Design”, this time around the theme Resource Efficiency, Innovation and Lifestyles Held on 29th-30th October 2012 at Alanus University in …
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Nissan Leaf not only environmental friendly because it is electric
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-10-15 16:17:29 UTC
Nissan LEAF was launched on December 3, 2010 in Japan, and is the world’s first mass-marketed and affordable EV. Nissan LEAF delivers a unique driving experience, redefining and setting new standards in handling and linear-feeling acceleration. With a driving …
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Conversion of cars, any car you like, to Electric Vehicles
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-10-11 06:16:38 UTC
You like the acceleration of an electric car but you love the design of a car that doesn’t come in an electric version or you drive a classic then here is the answer Rebbl takes the engine, exhaustpipes, tank out and put LiFePO4 batteries and an EVNetics …

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