Sustainability workshop

Products can have lower environmental impacts by cleverly using less energy and materials. Learn or teach sustainability in product design & engineering.

Free videos, tutorials and case studies will help you design for energy efficiency, use greener materials or simulate your project's performance using tools like Autodesk Fusion 360TM, Inventor® and other Simulation tools.

Sustainability workshop

Whole Systems and Lifecycle Thinking
Learn how to problem-solve, innovate, and improve your project’s environmental impacts by looking at the big picture to understand how things are made, used and disposed of.

Improving Product Lifetime
While some products should last a lifetime, improving a product’s life isn’t always just about making it last. Learn how to decide on the right strategies for optimizing a product’s life and end-of-life.

Energy Efficient Design
Understanding energy is critical to sustainable design. Learn what energy is, how it is converted into useful forms, and what engineers can do to create more energy efficient designs.

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.

Learn what lightweighting is, and why it’s important for sustainability; when you should lightweight; and other strategies you can use to reduce material use.

Persuasive Design
What if you could steer your user’s lifestyle toward sustainability? Learn how to use persuasive design to improve a user's environmental impacts without changing the product's engineering. Understand how you can increa...
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