Smart city and built environment 2013

Hållbarheten - Smart Homes





Smart housing technology

A custom designed house in Malmoe used for testing smart solutions for sustainable living. The residents produce and control their energy and consumption using a tablet. The different flats test different energy solutions, as well as transportation services linked to the energy system.

What was tested

Energy systems; Sustainability; Transport and energy

Testbed purpose

The purpose of the testbed is to develop and test sustainable solutions for homes and living to be scaled up and used on a broader scale.


Set of 5 apartments in Malmoe's "sustainable neighbourhood" that test different forms of energy use and control, different transport solutions and design.

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Address market failures or grand challenges

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