AUTHOR: Lovins, Amory; Bendewald, Michael; Kinsley, Michael; Bony, Lionel; Hutchinson, Hutch; Pradhan, Alok; Sheikh, Imran; Acher, Zoe
DOCUMENT ID: X10-10
DOCUMENT TYPE: Report or White Paper
Designers often assume that radical efficiency is too expensive. Yet RMI’s Factor Ten Engineering initiative demonstrates that very large energy and resource savings can be very profitable across a wide range of applications. Factor Ten Engineering uses such innovations to transform design and engineering practice, via whole-system thinking and integrative design. This document outlines the design principles of Factor Ten Engineering.