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    After completing a life cycle analysis on a Husqvarna 356BT leaf blower, I found opportunities for improvement. In response, I designed the Husqv… Read More
    After completing a life cycle analysis on a Husqvarna 356BT leaf blower, I found opportunities for improvement. In response, I designed the Husqvarna Vendeval (Spanish for Gale). It is a pneumatic leaf blower that uses compressed air instead of a 2-stroke motor to rotate the impeller to cause thrust. It also utilizes recycled aluminum instead of virgin aluminum. With these improvements, I have addressed the two biggest impacts of leaf blowers - the refining of virgin aluminum and the pollution caused by a 2-stroke engine. Read Less
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