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Operating Agent

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

AGFW e.V.
Dr. Andrej Jentsch
Stresemannallee 30
60596 Frankfurt am Main
GERMANY
Tel +49-251-1491-260
Tel +49-69-6304-344
IEA-DHC@agfw.de

External DHC links

In this section links to external DHC publications and organizations are collected. Should you know a website or publication that would fit into this section, please send an email with the link to the Operating Agent. Thank you.

DHC Events

Publications

Year of publicationNameTypeDescriptionSource
& Link
Cost     
2016Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on District Heating and CoolingCollection of scientific papersThe 15th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling was the first of its kind under direct supervision of IEA DHC. The Proceedings is a collection of all the papers presented at that conference.LinkFree
2016Nordic Energy Technology PerspectivesScenario analysisThe Nordic edition of the IEA's global Energy Technology Perspectives 2016, offering detailed scenario-based analysis of how the Nordic countries can achieve a near carbon-neutral energy system in 2050LinkFree
2013District/Central Solar Hot Water Systems Design GuideInternational guidebookA guide to solar district heating systemsLink to store99 US$
2013District heating and coolingInternational textbookTangible and useful information about district heating and cooling - by Svend Fredericsen and Sven WernerAvailable in bookstores132 €
2013ASHRAE District heating and cooling guideGuide booksDesign guidance for all major aspects of district heating and cooling systemsAvailable in bookstores
179 US$
2013Transition to sustainable buildingsStrategies and scenariosDemonstration on how to reach deep energy and emissions reduction through a combination of best available technologies and intelligent public policyAvailable in bookstores80 €
2013DHC Country scorecardsReportsAnalysis of different national markets, policies and approaches to DHC.iea.orgFree
2013Technisches Handbuch Fernwärme HandbookA technical handbook on district heating in German. agfw.de70 €
VariousGerman Rules and Guidelines for DHCRules, Guidelines and Regulations (in German)Access to various District heating related guidelines from the German DH Association (Tip: Use google translate to obtain overview)agfw.deFrom 30 €
2012Danfoss District heating application handbookHandbookA handbook on District heating from a leading manufacturer in DH componentsdanfoss.comFree
2012CHP & RenewablesReportCo-generation & Renewables - solutions for a low-carbon energy futureiea.orgFree
2012Nordic Energy Technology PerspecivesReportTechnology overview nordicenergy.orgFree

Organisations

NameFocusDescriptionSource & Link
Build UpEnergy Efficiency in BuildingsThe European Portal for Energy Efficiency in Buildings with a database of links to DHC organisations and topicsbuildup.eu
DHC+District Heating and CoolingAn international initiative dealing with research and innovation for district heating, district cooling and kindred technologies.dhcplus.eu
EuroHeat & PowerDistrict Heating and CoolingThe European international association of district heating and cooling.euroheat.org
IDEADistrict Heating and CoolingThe American international association of district energy.districtenergy.org

Related IEA Programmes

NameFocusDescriptionSource & Link
Solar Heating and Cooling
Solar heating and coolingThe IEA programme that promotes the use of all aspects of solar thermal energyiea-shc.org

Other

NameFocusDescriptionSource & Link
FjärrsynDHC R&DSwedish multi disciplinary research, development and innovation program svenskfjarrvarme.se
Eneff.StadtCommunity energy research, innovationGerman research project cluster with a focus on community heat supply. Has also an english version.Eneff-stadt.info
4DH Research CentreLow temperature District Heating and Cooling a unique Danish collaboration to investigate the potential for and develop 4th Generation District Heating (4GDH) 4dh.dk

Software

Year of publicationNameTypeDescriptionSource & LinkCost
-Dhemos

Software 

Software for dynamic simulation of DH systems.dhemos.orgFree