Verdant: The Eco Refrigerator

  • This project was developed during a class at Rochester Institute of Technology.
    Professor: Alex Lobos. Fall 2014.
    Sponsor: General Electric.
     
    Credits:
    IDEATION: Yolegmma Marquez, Erin Glaberson and Emily Kvale.
    3D DIGITAL AND FULL SIZE PHYSICAL MODELS: Yolegmma Marquez.
    VIDEO: Erin Glaberson and Emily Kvale.
     
    The design goal was to develop a home appliance system that integrates sustainability strategies in the refrigerator's lifecycle, while enhancing sustainable user behavior with an enjoyable user experience in the kitchen. This semester-long project was sponsored by the company General Electric (GE Appliances).
    Verdant: The Eco Refrigerator was selected by both GE Design Managers and Professor Alex Lobos as the best concept in the category of Refrigeration in this class.
     
    http://www.rit.edu/news/photoFarchive.php?view=photo&datePhoto=2014-12-15
     
    http://www.yankodesign.com/2015/02/10/your-best-refrigerator/