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Sminia, O. (author), Vogtländer, J. (author), Brezet, H. (author)
The European Coastal Islands around the North sea, are joined together in a project that stimulates sustainable development. Within this 'Cradle-to-Cradle Islands' project, some islands were selected as breading grounds for potentially sustainable projects. One of these projects was the development of a device for transport: the “Vrachtfiets”. A...
conference paper 2010
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Zwarteveen, J.W. (author), Blom, E.M. (author), Vastbinder, B. (author), Brezet, H. (author)
A modern engineer is more than a technical specialist. Training an integral engineer requires education in non-technical skills, including social and ethical aspects. Therefore, Delft University of Technology (DUT) introduced sustainable development and entrepreneurship into its bachelor and master programs. The university of the future is...
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Vasudevan, R. (author), Karlsson, O. (author), Dhejne, K. (author), Derewonko, P. (author), Brezet, J.C. (author)
The purpose of this study is to determine the technical and economic feasibility of a smallscale bioreactor called the Methanizer for a restaurant. The bioreactor converts organic waste produced by the restaurant into methane. This methane can be used to power the restaurant’s cooking stoves. The system proposed is a double-tank, batch-fed...
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Geelen, D. (author), Brezet, H. (author), Keyson, D. (author), Boess, S. (author)
This paper presents a study about a ‘serious game’, “Energy Battle”, as a means to influence energy-related behavior in households. The Energy Battle is designed to engage home occupants in a fun way in energy conservation via a competition with other households. The challenge enabled home occupants to gain insight in their energy consumption...
conference paper 2010
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Krozer, Y. (author), Tijsma, S. (author), Brezet, H. (author)
The issue that is discussed in this paper is: what strategy can regional policymakers adopt to revive their regional economies with regard to international competition? The province of Fryslân, a North Netherlands economically peripheral region, aims to revive its economic structure. For this purpose an investment program in energy saving and...
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Keskin, D. (author), Brezet, H. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
This paper presents the findings gained through the implementation of the renewed Product Service Systems (PSS) course within the Design for Sustainability curriculum in 2010. Based upon the outcomes of our recent PSS research projects in practice and evaluation of the earlier PSS courses a new setup was proposed. The main starting point for...
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Reubens, R. (author), Brezet, H. (author), Christiaans, H. (author)
There is a growing demand globally for products which impact sustainability positively. Bamboo fulfills these criteria, since it is a highly renewable timber replacement material which does not cause deforestation. It simultaneously has the potential to create livelihood opportunities for both the urban and rural poor. The eco-friendly potential...
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Brezet, K.M. (author), Brezet, J.C. (author)
High schools are increasingly concerned about educating and engaging their students in sustainability issues. Consequently, curricula in many schools are being redesigned in order to focus upon these issues and their consequences. The project ‘Scholen voor Duurzaamheid’ (Schools for Sustainability, SvD), for example, is being used as a...
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Beella, S. (author), Silvester, S. (author), Brezet, H. (author), Van Timmeren, A. (author), Bauer, P. (author), Quis, J. (author), Van Dijk, S. (author)
A product service system (PSS) is a function-oriented business model aimed at providing sustainability of both consumption and production. A PSS is defined as a marketable set of products and services capable of jointly fulfilling user needs. In theory PSSs are normally shown realized with smart products. The first PSS were largely motivated by...
conference paper 2010
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