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Main Title Design for environment : a guide to sustainable product development /
Author Fiksel, Joseph R.
Publisher McGraw-Hill,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 751738262
ISBN 9780071776226; 0071776222
Subjects Industrial design--Environmental aspects. ; Industrial management--Environmental aspects. ; Sustainable development. ; Industriell formgivning--miljèoaspekter. ; Hêallbar utveckling.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  TS171.4.D478 2012 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/13/2018
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xix, 410 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Answering the call : the green movement. Motivating forces ; External drivers : the voice of society ; Business value drivers -- Charting the course : the art and science of design for environment. Managing environmental innovation ; Principles of design for environment ; Performance indicators and metrics ; Design rules and guidance ; Analysis methods for design decisions ; Product life-cycle management -- Walking the talk : the real-world practice of design for equipment. Electronic equipment industries ; Transportation industries ; Chemical industries ; Medical and pharmaceutical industries ; Food and beverage industries ; Consumer products industries ; Materials production industries ; Energy production industries ; Service industries -- Conclusion : the road ahead. Sustainability and resilience ; Summary. Based on successful green strategies practiced at dozens of major corporations, Design for Environment, Second Edition, offers a business rationale for developing sustainable products and processes, as well as a comprehensive toolkit for practicing Design for Environment (DFE) in the context of product life-cycle management. Insights on how DFE can be seamlessly integrated into existing business practices are also included. This unique resource reveals how environmental innovation creates business value and helps companies to meet global energy and environmental challenges. -- Back cover.