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IEA DHC has finished Annex XI and Annex TS1 in 2017. Please see our Research section for free downloads of our newest research results. If you don't yet have account register for free in less than 3 Minutes and gain access.

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You can contact the Operating Agent for any questions on the IEA District Heating and Cooling programme:

AGFW Projekt GmbH
Dr. Andrej Jentsch
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60596 Frankfurt am Main
Tel +49-251-1491-260
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District Heating and Cooling (DHC) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) can help to significantly decrease primary energy consumption and Green House Gas (GHG) - emissions. Learn more about the basics of DHC & CHP. more..



  IEA DHC activities are organized into three-year groups of projects. Each group of projects is referred to as an Annex. Here you can find information about ongoing and completed research projects. more..

Dealing with the design, performance and operation of distributed heating systems, the IEA implementing agreement is the world-leading science organization in DHC and CHP. more..

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