46-ME4211 - 1. Introduction to Environmental Design of...

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The Danish method for Environmental Design of Industrial Products (EDIP) was developed over a 5 year period from 1991 to 1996 by a team comprising: five major Danish companies. Key characteristics of the method The EDIP method is in compliance with the methodological requirements of the IS0 14040 standard and the drafted requirements of the standards 14041, 14042 and 14043. It does not contain requirements for reporting and external reviews. It is designed for the internal use in product development and not for marketing/external information purposes. 1 1. Introduction to Environmental Design of Industrial Products (EDIP) method
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The method consists of 6 phases: 1) Goal definition - identifying the specific assessment task to be solved in product development and the potential environmental scenarios related to the decisions taken during that stage of product development. 2) Scope definition - identifying the methodological requirements for the assessment task in question and the scope of the systems to be
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