More DHC/CHP Reduces Climate Problems

More DHC/CHP Reduces Climate Problems Gunnarsdottir, Maria Jona; Ju hler, Heidi; K oivisto H eikki; Staalebrant, R olf; L auersen, Birger Icelandic District Heating Association (www.samorka.is ); Norwegian District Heating Association (www.fjernvarmeforeningen.org ); Finnish District Heating Association (www.energia.fi/sky ); Swedish District Heating Association (www.fvf.se ); Danish District Heating Association (www.dff.dk ) info@worldenergy.org 1 WHAT IS DHC/CHP? The in tention o f t his paper is to g ive a brief ov erview of t he many advantages that District Heating (DH ), District Cooling (DC ) and Combined Heat and Power ( CHP ) brings to so ciety and the energy sector and not le ast, the possibilities they bring t o solving the climate change problem. DHC stands for D istrict Heating and Cooling. In s ection What is District Heating? the concept of District Heating (DH in the text ) will be explained and District Cooling (DC) is explained in sec tion What is District Cooling? CHP means Combined Heat and Power a nd that is further ex plained in s ection What is Combined Heat and Power? 1.1 What i s District Heating? District Heating can be described in s implifies terms as being a heating system in which water is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Energy & Environment SAGE

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© 2002 SAGE Publications
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0958-305X
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2048-4070
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10.1260/095830502320939633
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Gunnarsdottir, Maria Jona; Ju hler, Heidi; K oivisto H eikki; Staalebrant, R olf; L auersen, Birger Icelandic District Heating Association (www.samorka.is ); Norwegian District Heating Association (www.fjernvarmeforeningen.org ); Finnish District Heating Association (www.energia.fi/sky ); Swedish District Heating Association (www.fvf.se ); Danish District Heating Association (www.dff.dk ) info@worldenergy.org 1 WHAT IS DHC/CHP? The in tention o f t his paper is to g ive a brief ov erview of t he many advantages that District Heating (DH ), District Cooling (DC ) and Combined Heat and Power ( CHP ) brings to so ciety and the energy sector and not le ast, the possibilities they bring t o solving the climate change problem. DHC stands for D istrict Heating and Cooling. In s ection What is District Heating? the concept of District Heating (DH in the text ) will be explained and District Cooling (DC) is explained in sec tion What is District Cooling? CHP means Combined Heat and Power a nd that is further ex plained in s ection What is Combined Heat and Power? 1.1 What i s District Heating? District Heating can be described in s implifies terms as being a heating system in which water is

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Published: Sep 1, 2002

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