District heating networks

You are planning a local or district heating network or want to optimize or increase an existing network? If so, you should make use of our experience in the design and planning of heating networks.

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Why is the well-founded planning of heating networks so important?

The overall costs of a local or district heating network are dominated by the write-off of the investment costs. Well-founded planning is therefore all the more important to match the planned network precisely to existing and possible future heating needs

Optimizing district heating networks – project examples:


Our services in the field of local and district heating networks:


  • Heating cadaster
  • Feasibility studies
  • Simulation of customer’s cumulative heating load profile
  • Layout and sizing of the network up to execution planning
  • Consultation of pricing (demand charge, working price, sliding price scale, etc.)
  • Consultation on technical connection regulations
  • Customer acquisition for remote heating
  • Heating cost comparison
  • Construction supervision and monitoring during implementation

“Wrong decisions during the planning stage have implications over the heating grid’s entire service life of more than 30 years.“

Matthias Schäfer – eta expert for district heating

eta-Experte Herr Schäfer
Optimizing district heating networks