Maintenance-Free Function

Essential items have limited maintenance-related costs and efforts

Implications - Brands are increasingly prioritizing design that avoids the costs and exertion related to maintaining essential items – with everything from homes and cars to food growers now adopting designs that are relatively maintenance-free. This shift caters to the consumer desire for purchasing long-lasting items, a slow but important reversal of the "use and discard" model of consumption that brands have long been pushing for maximum profit.
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Maintenance-Free Housing Concepts - The 'CoHaus' Anticipates the Needs of Baby Boomers & Millennials
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This Quarter and V. Hot 1,703 Clicks Pub: Jul 12, 18
Maintenance-Free Housing Concepts
The 'CoHaus' Anticipates the Needs of Baby Boomers & Millennials
Ward Capital Management is a developer that created the Condominium Haus, or CoHaus, as a new housing concept that addresses the fact that Baby Boomers are looking to downsize, while Millennials... [More]
Auto-Cleaning Fishtank Gardens - The Second-Generation Water Gardens Requires No Maintenance
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Warm 2,146 Clicks Pub: Mar 2, 17
Auto-Cleaning Fishtank Gardens
The Second-Generation Water Gardens Requires No Maintenance
Fishtanks are notorious for requiring a lot of maintenance, but the second-generation Water Gardens are intended to offer a way to keep a tank clean and also maintain a mini garden. Designed by... [More]
Maintenance-Free Cordless Snow Blowers - The GreenWorks Pro 80V Snow Thrower is Simple to Use
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This Year and Warm 461 Clicks Pub: Dec 19, 17
Maintenance-Free Cordless Snow Blowers
The GreenWorks Pro 80V Snow Thrower is Simple to Use
The GreenWorks Pro 80V Cordless Snow Thrower has been designed with ease of use in mind to provide homeowners with the ability to clear snow in a matter of moments rather than require endless... [More]
Solar-Powered Smart Locks - The Brinks 'ARRAY' Smart Deadbolt is an Eco-Friendly Security Unit
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This Year and Warm 580 Clicks Pub: Jan 12, 18
Solar-Powered Smart Locks
The Brinks 'ARRAY' Smart Deadbolt is an Eco-Friendly Security Unit
The Brinks ‘ARRAY’ smart deadbolt has been created with sustainability in mind to ensure that it’s never left useless because of a dead battery. Outfitted with a solar panel on the... [More]
Electric Sports Cars - Ampere Motor USA's Low-Slung Budget Electric Car Only Has Three Wheels
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This Year and Average 1,050 Clicks Pub: Jan 28, 18
Electric Sports Cars
Ampere Motor USA's Low-Slung Budget Electric Car Only Has Three Wheels
This budget electric car has three wheels and has the appearance of a sports car. From LA-based startup Ampere Motor USA, the Polaris Slingshot costs less than $10K and has a 100 mile range.... [More]
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