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Here you can find examples of companies and products that depict how sustainability thinking can be integrated into idea generation, production, use and communication.
Appliances account for about 24% of total energy consumption in Swedish households. The Wattson Energy Meter can convey a message about energy efficiency in a clear and educational way.
How does nature deal with energy efficiency? The architect behind the Eastgate building was inspired by the energy efficiency of termite mounds, and thus reduced energy costs to one tenth of the cost of comparable buildings.
Ergonomidesign has designed several of its products with the aim of minimizing environmental impact. These products include the respirator Servo-I, an energy-efficient water pump and the infrared camera FLIR.
The Mirra Chair is a shining example of how to make use of Design for Environment (DfE) methods. This product is a step in the right direction leading up to the Herman Miller 'Zero Vision' for 2020.
HTC's business concept is to provide durable flooring by refining the flooring materials already on site instead of using toxic glues and non-reusable carpeting.
This green laptop was designed to provide children in rural and developing countries with a collaborative and educational learning tool that is also low-cost, energy efficient and fun!
Illumination is responsible for approximately 40-50% of the total electricity consumption of larger buildings. The mission of Parans is to bring daylight into buildings to reduce energy consumption.
SkyCab is a cross between a train and a taxi - a transport system providing a new way of travelling that is fast, convenient and inexpensive, and contributes less to climate change.
Snökyla collects and stores large quantities of snow to be used as a coolant in summer. The technology is a good example of how to use local resources to reduce environmental impact.
Solvatten is a Swedish invention that uses UV radiation and the heat of the sun in combination with a filter to purify water.
More than 90 percent of all large predatory fish in the world have been fished out in the last 50 years due to commercial fishing. Yet these species hold some remarkable solutions to human problems. Tubercle whale power is one example.
Marine transport accounts for almost 90% of all transport in the world. The Wallenius ORCELLE was designed to visualize a driving force towards more sustainable vessels.
The innovative detail of Vertical Wind turbines is that their technology captures the wind regardless of which direction the wind is blowing.
Find more examples of products and services with a sustainable perspective:
Visit the Design Council website
Visit the Interactive Institute website
Visit the Miljönytta website
Visit the SEMCo website
Visit the Re(f)use website
Visit the WWF website
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