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Esther Somers, Sr Project Manager Organic Waste (Composting & Wormhotels) at City of Amsterdam: Chief Technology Office, posted

City-zen: Retrofitting homes

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On our way to become a natural gas free city, many residential buildings in Amsterdam need to be retrofitted. In City-zen the most ambitious ones were granted subsidy.

City-zen was an international consortium, a program stimulating learning-by-doing in Grenoble and Amsterdam between March 2014 and November 2019. The results can be found in a booklet or in detailed reports. http://www.cityzen-smartcity.eu/home/reporting/deliverables/

Read our interviews with some of the individual home-owners:

Learn more about some of the larger projects:

  • How to make post war buildingssustainable?
  • VIDEO: Wath this video (in Dutch) about how social housing company Eigen Haard renovated 138 apartments in the post war Airey Buildings in Amsterdam Nieuw-West with the support of City-zen funding:

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Have a look at the MURMUR2 Campaign in City-zen city Grenoble and the work of the social landlords over there.

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Amsterdam Smart City, Connector of opportunities at Amsterdam Smart City, posted

Monumental Buildings

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Want to find out how your monumental building can become more sustainable? Check out the green menu of the Groene Grachten: http://beta.amsterdamsmartcity.nl/solutions/the-green-menu

Amsterdam Smart City joined De Groene Bocht with the principal aim of knowledge exchange, network sharing and, like all the other participating organisations, to contribute towards the further sustainability of De Groene Bocht. De Groene Bocht also took part in Amsterdam Smart City's Monumental Buildings Project. The purpose of the project was to find out which technologies and methodologies are practical when it comes to rendering monument buildings on the canals.

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Mara de Pater, Master Student at Wageningen University and Research, posted

Energy Atlas

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The Energy Atlas stimulates the use of renewable energy, as citizens will become more aware of their own energy usage and realise that there are gains to be made.

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Mara de Pater, Master Student at Wageningen University and Research, posted

Sunny Soccer ASV Arsenal

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Citizens, offices and organizations within the metropolis Amsterdam live and work on clean energy

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Emma van der Veen, New business development | Product Management at Philips, posted

Transform

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Design executable actions and projects

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Mara de Pater, Master Student at Wageningen University and Research, posted

Smart Sport Parks

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An initiative of 10 sports associations, the local city council and some entrepreneurs to build and maintain strong and sustainable sports grounds.

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Mara de Pater, Master Student at Wageningen University and Research, posted

De Gebouwengids

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Architecture and urban planning tours in Amsterdam

De Gebouwengids organizes tours in the field of architecture and urban planning. The organization is founded fifteen years ago and has developed a professional and passionate way to guide you through the city of Amsterdam. Redevelopment, sustainability and future development are central themes.Check here the broad offer of tours, through musea, parks, different neighbourhoods in the city, and much more.

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Mara de Pater, Master Student at Wageningen University and Research, posted

The Edge Amsterdam

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The world's most sustainable office building

OVG Real Estate, the Dutch commercial real estate developer andinvestor, has created the world’s most sustainable office building after itsnewest property was awarded the highest score ever recorded by the BuildingResearch Establishment (BRE), the global assessor of sustainable buildings. TheEdge, located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, achieved a BREEAM new constructioncertification of ‘Outstanding’.

The building is Energy Neutral, collects and uses rainwater, has LEDsthat provide real time data on the efficiency of the building and promotescycling by making it as comfortable as possible to arrive by bike and park it.

Photo: The Edge

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Amsterdam Smart City, Connector of opportunities at Amsterdam Smart City, posted

Zoncoalitie

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Zoncoalitie is het onafhankelijke platform voor advies en ontwikkeling van zonnestroomprojecten op commercieel en maatschappelijk vastgoed. We helpen bedrijven met grote daken, vastgoedfondsen en gemeenten in heel Nederland bij de ontwikkeling van zonnestroom op daken van 500M2+.

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Joan kramer, Owner at NDSM Energie, posted

geWoonboot

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Tour with dinner included.

We give tours at weekends and in the evenings showing you the sustainable systems on the geWoonboot (duration 1 hour).

After the tour, you can dine on board (evening) or eat lunch (weekend).

The excursion ends with a guided tour around the inspiring NDSM Wharf, in which you will learn about the history of the former shipyard and its development into Europe’s largest creative incubator (duration 1 hour).

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