We will enable the transition to a low carbon society by developing sustainable neighbourhoods with zero greenhouse gas emissions.
We are convinced that our future cities and communities should ensure optimal energy use and be good places for people to live and work in.
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The ZEN Research Centre, together with its partners, has set out to create zero emission neighbourhoods (ZEN).
A zero emission neighbourhood aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions towards zero within its life cycle.Read more >>
The ZEN pilot projects serve as innovation hubs where our researchers, together with building professionals, property developers, municipalities, energy companies, and building owners and users, test new solutions for the construction, operation, and use of neighbourhoods in order to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions to zero on a neighbourhood scale.
The ZEN Research Centre’s research is highly multi-disciplinary.
We have organized our research activities in 6 work packages: