• Input needed: how was the renovation for you?

    October 8, 2019

    As part of the European subsidized City-zen project, it is important to learn about the impact of home renovations on energy saving and behavioural change. To learn from YOUR experiences with the renovations, we ask you to complete the online questionnaire. This questionnaire is part of the research that TU Delft is doing on what […]

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  • Registration open: City-zen Closing Event, Brussels 14-15 November 2019

    October 7, 2019

    City-zen’s Closing Event will take place in the heart of Brussels on the 14th and 15th of November, 2019. This event marks the end of the City-zen program and will discuss the learnings of no less than 20 projects aimed at CO2 reduction that have taken place in Amsterdam and Grenoble in the past 5 […]

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  • Efficient renovations to save energy in our social dwellings

    August 21, 2019

    March 2019 – 280 social housing units in Grenoble have been renovated thanks to the European project City-zen, financed by the European Commission and managed by the Mission Ville de Demain of the City of Grenoble. These renovations were carried out in the Mistral, Saint-Bruno and Teisseire-Malherbes districts, in partnership with local social housing authorities […]

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  • The Project

    A city operating entirely on clean energy. In theory, it's possible. But in real life? How to integrate new solutions in existing buildings, systems and people's lives? What are the technical, economic or social barriers? And how to overcome these? That's what we learn by doing in 20 projects in Grenoble and Amsterdam.

  • Our Activities

  • Expected Impacts

    • 20 innovations in Grenoble & Amsterdam
    • 35,000 tonnes CO2 saved per year
    • 76,000 m² renovated residential buildings
    • 10,000 dwellings connected to a Smart Grid