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Green Materials: Environmental & Health

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The Full Version of the Eco Materials Adviser

Learn about the advantages and additional capabilities of the full version of the Eco Materials Adviser.

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Eco Materials Adviser and Green Material Selection

Material selection is an incredibly important aspect of creating sustainable products. The Autodesk Eco Materials Adviser can help you make more informed material choices with data about the embodied energy, embodied CO2, embodied water, cost, RoHS compliance, and physical material properties.

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Green Materials Selection

Choosing more sustainable materials is all about making informed tradeoffs. While there is no such thing as an entirely “green material,” you can improve your materials choices by knowing the variables to consider.

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Resource Use & Buildings

Buildings use energy, materials, water, and land to create the right environment for its occupants. All of these things cost money – and all of them have an environmental impact.

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Green Building Materials

Material selection is full of trade-off decisions, and effective strategies vary widely based on your goals and situation.  Sustainable materials can mean many things, and this page explains some considerations besides the materials’ energy performance.

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Cradle to Cradle Product Design: Designing for a circular economy

Get practical product design strategies for the circular economy. This course draws from some resources on disassembly, recycling, repair, upgrade, and green material selection from the Sustainable Design collection within the Autodesk University Workshop Library.

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An Improved Coffee Machine

This concept for a radically simplified coffee machine is beautifully simple while being more reparable.

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Cardboard Wi-Fi Router

What if you used the packaging as housing for the product during use?

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EcoFridge Saves Time and Energy

A team of engineering students developed a cost-competitive, environmentally friendly refrigerator.  Learn about their results.

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Intro to the Eco Materials Adviser

Material selection is an incredibly important aspect of creating sustainable products. The Autodesk Eco Materials Adviser can help you make more informed material choices with data about the embodied energy, embodied CO2, embodied water, cost, RoHS compliance, and physical material properties

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