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Karner Blue

  1. 1. Karner blue bathroom amenity that makes a differenceMonday, May 21, 2012
  2. 2. Project ScopeMonday, May 21, 2012
  3. 3. Project Scope Redesigning the bathroom toilet by analyzing the life cycle of the toilet over the average 10-year product lifespanMonday, May 21, 2012
  4. 4. OpportunityMonday, May 21, 2012
  5. 5. Opportunity Global average for urban water usage per person is 31.41 gallons / dayMonday, May 21, 2012
  6. 6. Opportunity Global average for urban water usage per person is 31.41 gallons / day Based on USEPA, American water usage per person is close to 100 gallons / dayMonday, May 21, 2012
  7. 7. Monday, May 21, 2012
  8. 8. 3x the Global AverageMonday, May 21, 2012
  9. 9. What do we use water for? shower TOILET leaks other closthes washer faucet 15.7% 16.8% 21.7% 26.7% Bathroom amenities use up 5.3% approximately 13.7% 50% of our water usageMonday, May 21, 2012
  10. 10. Household water usageMonday, May 21, 2012
  11. 11. Household water usage Bathroom takes up the largest consumption of indoor waterMonday, May 21, 2012
  12. 12. Household water usage Bathroom takes up the largest consumption of indoor water The toilet alone uses 27% of the household waterMonday, May 21, 2012
  13. 13. MetricsMonday, May 21, 2012
  14. 14. Metrics Average US water costs increase by 7.3% / yearMonday, May 21, 2012
  15. 15. Metrics Average US water costs increase by 7.3% / year Water cost including related sewer charges for 2010 is $8.15 / kGalMonday, May 21, 2012
  16. 16. Metrics Average US water costs increase by 7.3% / year Water cost including related sewer charges for 2010 is $8.15 / kGal US water price has increased by nearly 30% in the past 5 years and is expected to rise at a growing rateMonday, May 21, 2012
  17. 17. Target MarketMonday, May 21, 2012
  18. 18. Life Cycle Analysis Bathroom Amenities: Life Cycle Analysis Raw Material Extraction Material Processing Component Manufacturing Assembly & Packaging carbon monoxide, natural gas exterior coating HNO3, natural gas Distribution & Purchase extraction of 0.15% carbon, continuously casted, 18% chromium, melted, and reprocessed metal salts solution to reduce carbon Product Use 10% nickel, 71.85% iron nickel, chromium added for fusing SS300 hardening electroplating hard water, COx, water vapor hard water, NOx, water vapor hard water, NOx carbon dioxide, natural gas shower head disc outer shell petroleum carbon monoxide, polymer solutions extraction for rubber, emulsion / mass handle acrylonitrile, process hardner butadiene, and polymerization ABS styrene devolitilization heat application pellitizing injection molding NOx, COx, polluted water/waste COx, NOx, waste water, water vapor COx, NOx, water carbon dioxide, natural gas shower grip inner lining synthetic rubber carbon monoxide, polymer solutions oil / coal refining emulsion hardner, acids float ball polimerization process vulcanization creating chains of rubber polymer NOx, COx, polluted water/waste COx, waste water, water vapor COx, NOx, water carbon dioxide, natural gas internal tubing petroleum carbon monoxide, polymer solutions extraction tank tubings VCM formulation VCM cracker from salt through quenching stripping hardner, acids electrolysis cooling centrifuging PVC chlorination purification drying heat forming polimerisation sieving extrusion NOx, COx, polluted water/waste COx, waste water, water vapor COx, NOx, water carbon monoxide, natural gas labor assembly crate shipments by boats from daily flusing usage for sanitation, fresh water usage 1.6 Gpf no clear instruction for recycling / bolts, float arm in assembly line China to the USA (product lifespan: 10 years) on owner’s behave ore extraction: HNO3, natural gas 85% copper fastening screen pouring the cakes to truck delivered to American stores recycling facility 15% zinc attaching components reheating furnace and retailers (tank components hard to seperate, electric furnice salts with screws and epoxy scalper process bowl can only be reused) brass blending anealing furnace truck delivery from store to homes removal of impurities melting cold rolling / finish rolling landfill from alloy by oxidation extrusion coil casting hard water, COx, NOx, vapor cooling hard water, NOx, water vapor COx, hard water carbon monoxide, natural gas tank rods ore extraction HNO3, Bromium, natural gas converting pig iron Bessemer process continuously casted, removal of melted, and reprocessed water tank/bowl salts impurities from to reduce carbon to the stainless steel correct amount iron by oxidation melting < 2% by weight of extrusion hard water, COx, NOx, vapor Nickle added for hardening casting fluxing agent cooling toilet seat & cover hard water, NOx, water vapor vitreous china clay extraction COx, hard water ball clay bleach, hardener china clay silica pan mill silica, ceramic glaze double roll crushing polystyrene clay-heavy water, water vapor proportional mixing drying baking in kiln carbon dioxide, natural gas contaminated water, vapor glaze application extraction from color, polymer solutions water petroleum bakelite suspension releasing agent solution mass polymerisation heat application dehydrogenation pressure forming DFS II - Product 6 NOx, COx, polluted water/waste COx, waste water, water vapor Devin tsung en Huang COx, NOx, waterMonday, May 21, 2012
  19. 19. Inventory MatrixMonday, May 21, 2012
  20. 20. Goals & Strategies Design Goals / strategies Eliminate Petroleum-based materials replace all PVC, rubber, polystyrene components with other materials redesign mechanism to eliminate components cut down on all petroleum-based components Reduce water consumption airplane suction mechanism change water flush mechanism increase water flush options Build recycling system modular components reclaim (trade-in) components for reuse use materials that can easily be chopped down and recycledMonday, May 21, 2012
  21. 21. Design Innovations + Vacmaster VWM510 Wall Mount Wet/Dry Vacuum Powered by Industrial 2-Stage Motor $108.66 on Amazon.comMonday, May 21, 2012
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  23. 23. Monday, May 21, 2012
  24. 24. Flush-free for Liquids Sloan WES-150 1001500 Waterless Urinal The cartridge holds the sealant liquid Cartridge Kit that creates a barrier between urine and open air, thereby eliminating odors. $42.06 on Sustainablesupply.com It allows the remaining urine to be freely Lasts for at least 7000 uses disposed down the drain. Uses no water Lasts a year and 7 months for a family of 4 if installed for toilets Mechanical-free designMonday, May 21, 2012
  25. 25. Material InnovationMonday, May 21, 2012
  26. 26. Karner blue bowl design water tank (1 G capacity) minimalist bowl structure design vacuum suction for solid wastes 0.5 GPF splash guard water-free cartridge for liquidMonday, May 21, 2012
  27. 27. Karner blue Mechanism water tank (1 G capacity) flush sensor water gauge vacuum 3 HP solids splash guard liquid to sewer water-free cartridge for liquid double - dip bowl design 0.5 GPF, only activated for solidsMonday, May 21, 2012
  28. 28. Savings ! Monetary Savings (for liquids only) $8,910 / 1,500 / 55% x 4 ppl / 260 x 365 = $60.65 / yr / household Water Savings (for liquids only) 1,930, 500 G / 1500 / 55% x 4 ppl / 260 x 365 = 13,140 G / yr / householdMonday, May 21, 2012
  29. 29. City of Pasadena over 1.5 million gallons of Water Saving / yearMonday, May 21, 2012
  30. 30. NEW Inventory Matrix resource global ozone layer acid rain / solid land water air reduced depletion warming depletion acidification waste degradation pollution pollution biodiversity use of ECO petroleum, coal, copper, zinc, and steel VCM manipulation, plastics treatment,and metal processing heat forming, glazing, and components casting toilet components assembly and paper packaging shipment from USA manufacturer product use product maintenance cycle: reuse (product / components) cycle: recycling (materials) key: heavy impact some no positive impact impact impact impact +Monday, May 21, 2012
  31. 31. Completing the LoopMonday, May 21, 2012
  32. 32. Completing the Loop Each Karner Blue comes with a permanent serial number, with customer informationMonday, May 21, 2012
  33. 33. Completing the Loop Each Karner Blue comes with a permanent serial number, with customer information 10 year Recollection Service at no charge to customersMonday, May 21, 2012
  34. 34. Completing the Loop Each Karner Blue comes with a permanent serial number, with customer information 10 year Recollection Service at no charge to customers Used ECO can be grind up and heat formed with 60% virgin ECOMonday, May 21, 2012
  35. 35. Used Product CollectionMonday, May 21, 2012
  36. 36. Karner BlueMonday, May 21, 2012
  37. 37. Karner Blue water savings - over 1.5 K gallons of water / yrMonday, May 21, 2012
  38. 38. Karner Blue water savings - over 1.5 K gallons of water / yr monetary savings - $75 savings / yrMonday, May 21, 2012
  39. 39. Karner Blue water savings - over 1.5 K gallons of water / yr monetary savings - $75 savings / yr social impacts - water consumption consciousness, alleviate water shortage crisisMonday, May 21, 2012
  40. 40. Karner blue a game changer in our water consumptionMonday, May 21, 2012
  41. 41. Thank you -Monday, May 21, 2012

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