The mission of the 'IEA Implementing Agreement on District Heating & Cooling including the integration of CHP' is to conduct highly effective Research and Development as well as policy analysis of District Heating and Cooling Systems with low Environmental Impact through international collaboration.
We are furthering this mission by selecting, managing and publishing collaborative co-funded projects collating and exchanging information on R&D projects between countries.
Policy Paper [PDF - 8-pages, 199Kb]: see the important role district heating can play in assisting countries to meet their Kyoto targets
Strategy document [PDF - 5-pages, 41Kb]: IEA Implementing Agreement on District Heating and Cooling including the integration of CHP
Position paper [ PDF - 14-pages, 104 Kb]: The Role of District Heating & Cooling and Combined Heat and Power Systems in Reducing Fossil Fuels Use and Combating Harmful Emissions