district heating definition

district heating or ‘district cooling’ means the distribution of thermal energy in the form of steam, hot water or chilled liquids, from central or decentralised sources of production through a network to multiple buildings or sites, for the use of space or process heating or cooling;
district heating means the supply of heat (in the form of steam or hot water or otherwise) from a central source of production through a transmission and distribution system to heat more than one building;
district heating or ‘district cooling’ means district heating or district cooling as defined in point (19) of Article 2 of Directive (EU) 2018/2001;

Examples of district heating in a sentence

  • District heating revenues are calculated by multiplying the energy delivered to the customers by the district heating tariffs.

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More Definitions of district heating

district heating means a system supplying commercially heat in the form of hot water or steam to users via a distribution network;
district heating or ‘district cooling’ means district heating or district cooling as defined in Article 2, point (19), of Directive (EU) 2010/31 of the European Parliament and of the Council (26);
district heating means a process whereby thermal energy is distributed within a community for use as a primary heat source.
district heating means the production of heat and distribution thereof through a network with the aim of supplying customers with heat by way of district heating systems;
district heating means the distribution of measurable heat for the purpose of heating or cooling of space or of production of domestic hot water, through a network, to buildings or sites not covered by EU ETS with the exception of measurable heat used for the production of products and related activities or the production of electricity;
district heating means a system for distributing heat generated in a centralized location within a host community to multiple residential, commercial, or industrial uses within that community or a combination of such uses. The source of heat may be a dedicated heat-only facility using renewable energy as a fuel or waste heat from electrical generation that uses renewable energy as a fuel to form a CHP system.