Minimising Energy Consumption

  • Carlo Vezzoli


With reducing energy consumption comes a decrease in the impact, in the sense that less energy needs to be produced, transported and stored. This chapter illustrates with examples the guidelines for minimising energy consumption, considering both the energy required for the production of a product and the energy used by the product, in different phases including pre-production, production and transportation stages. Particular focus will be on the following guidelines.

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© Springer-Verlag London Ltd., part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Design DepartmentPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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