Household white goods, consumer and commercial appliances, including cooking and laundry equipment, electrical housewares and portable appliances and components, water processing equipment, and vending machines.
The research and testing program is part of a $5.2 million commitment on the part of AHRI, ASHRAE, U.S. Department of Energy, and the California Air Resources Board to further test in real-world settings low-GWP, but mildly flammable or flammable, refrigerants.
ACED, established in 2014 and held every three years, is the international organization for ergonomics and design. For this year’s conference, the organization selected four winners in the sectors of software, automotive products, household furniture and home appliances.
Whether you’re choosing an assembly method for a newly developed product or reevaluating the effectiveness of a current assembly method in light of a change in product design, materials, or production mix, the thought process you’re undertaking is important.
Designing consumer appliances is challenging, often involving a multitude of regulations and always a unique set of cost and lifecycle requirements. One thing making designers’ lives easier these days is the wide range of sealing materials that meet water, food and beverage regulations.
Traditional radial and external rotor motors in the marketplace today inherently present manufacturers with some constraints: e.g., size, weight and the need to stock many designs to meet different customer specifications.
From the perspective of those using smart home appliances, the mobile app that controls the appliance is the product. Consumers judge smart products—meaning connected appliances that are part of the Internet of Things (IoT)—largely on the quality of their mobile apps.
Dwell on Design brings together the brightest people, latest products, and curated content in modern design under one roof. Held each year at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the exhibition and conference showcases the best in modern design materials, furniture and accessories, home technology, garden and outdoor materials, kitchen & bath, and international design.