Until the end of 2014, a lot of sustainable things will happen in Ålidhem. Bostaden, in cooperation with Umeå Energi and Umeå Municipality, will develop Ålidhem to a more sustainable city district with a safer and more pleasant environment and reduced energy consumption.
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June 25 2013

Umeå housing company awarded prestigious European prize

After the worst fire in Umeå’s modern history, local housing company Bostaden decided to adopt a sustainability and future-oriented approach. The result was Sustainable Ålidhem. A housing project rose like Phoenix from the ashes and has now won one of the prestigious Sustainable Energy Europe Awards 2013.
June 17 2013

Sustainable Ålidhem in finals in European Sustainability competition

Bostaden has with the project Sustainable Ålidhem made it to the finals of the Sustainable Energy Europe awards. The project is selected from a total of 224 contestants in the category Living. In Sweden, only Växjö has won the award before.
December 17 2012

Early bird catches the worm – a solar-powered conundrum

Location, location, location not only applies to accommodation. It's important for PV-cells too. And south-facing high roofs that catch the morning sun would be just the ticket, if Sustainable Ålidhem's PV-cells could speak for themselves.
October 15 2012

Photovoltaic cells on the walls – solar power from Ålidhem's balconies

This week, the next stage of the PV-cell expansion for Sustainable Ålidhem kicks off. New for the autumn is that one building will also have PV-cells fitted along its balconies.
September 22 2012

Umeå's greenest forum opens

Sustainable Ålidhem's Winter Garden is now open. Stellan Lundberg from the Delegation of Sustainable Cities and Municipal Commissioner Lennart Holmlund together declared the Winter Garden on the new Geografigränd open.
November 2 2011

Energy consumption in Sustainable Ålidhem has been halved

It's going well for the Sustainable Ålidhem project. A recent evaluation from Umeå University reveals that the energy consumption has been halved in the renovated houses. "We're extremely pleased," says Niklas Broddeskog, Bostaden's Project Manager for Sustainable Ålidhem.