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Themes 2022

- Conversion from gas
- How to get started?
- PtX and hydrogen
- Growing markets

Themes 2023

- AI and digitalization

Conversion from Gas & How to get started? - July 2022  

This special edition of Hot Cool is a collection of excellent articles on CONVERSION FROM GAS and HOW TO GET STARTED.

Inside the magazine, you will find 14 great articles spread out on 44 pages. Experts from different countries, universities, and companies have written them. These experts generously share their knowledge and experiences with you. If you are a politician and your country’s citizens are in despair with the crazy gas prices, read Anders Dyrelund’s article about how "district heating and cooling is a natural part of the urban infrastructure in modern cities" on page 24. Are you on board a city council and wonder how to expand the local district energy system? Read Morten Jordt Duedahl's and Lars Gullev’s article about IRR on page 8. Would you have guessed that 55/30 was enough to heat buildings without deep energy renovation? The editor was surprised! Do not miss the article “Digitalization of the demand-side” on page 37. Do you want to know how Danish utilities are converting buildings and streets from gas to district heating? Listen to the podcast where two utility directors share their knowledge on how to convert buildings from natural gas to district heating on page 40. You will find these and all the other knowledgeable articles in this latest edition of Hot Cool. The authors of Hot Cool will give you the necessary insight to act in the best possible ways in the current energy crisis.

Hot Cool is probably the best district heating magazine in the world!

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Special Collection edition 1/2022  

Hot Cool Special Collection edition no. 1/2022

04 Green versus black heat: One night changed the agenda - by Lars Gullev, CEO, VEKS and Vice president, IEA DHC
05 Heat plan Denmark 2021 - a CO2 neutral heat supply - by Peter Sorknæs, Steffen Nielsen, Brian Vad Mathiesen, Diana Moreno, Jakob Zinck Thellufsen and Henrik Lund, DK
08 IRR - Internal Rate of Return and how it affects the development of city-wide DH projects - by Morten Jordt Duedahl, DBDH and Lars Gullev, VEKS
12 IRR - Internal Rate of Return and how it affects the development of DH projects - by Morten Jordt Duedahl, DBDH and Lars Gullev, VEKS
14 District Heating can help unlock the hydrogen economy in the UK - for the benefit of everyone involved - by Jacob Byskov Kristensen, Embassy of Denmark, UK
18 The waste heat knowledge and communication gap - by Charlotte Owen, Principal Energy Policy Advisor, Energy Governance Partnership, Danish Embassy in London, UK
22 DH is also part of the solution to the European gas crisis - by Jørgen Nielsen, Chairman of the Board, DBDH, Managing Director, TVIS, DK
24 District heating and cooling is a natural part of the urban infrastructure in modern cities. - by Anders Dyrelund, Frederik Palshøj Bigum and Emil Reinhold Kristensen, Ramboll, DK
28 From ambition to action - How Germany intends to use heat planning for its ambitious green agenda, by Christian Bjerrum Jørgensen and Willy Winkler, Embassy of Denmark, DE
32 Want better district heating networks? Let women flood in - by Rachael Mills, co-founder of District Heating Divas, UK
34 How to get started? - by Maëlle Caussarieu, Municipality of Copenhagen, DK
37 Digitalization of the demand-side: The enabler for low-temperature operations in existing buildings connected to district heating networks - By Michele Tunzi and Svend Svendsen, Technical University of Denmark, DTU Construct
40 Podcast - Gas conversions - we are all in the same boat! - by Jens Andersen, Aalborg Forsyning and Jesper Møller-Larsen, Næstved Fjernvarme with moderator Morten Jordt Duedahl, DBDH
42 Energy efficiency should be prioritized first in heating - by Carsten Østergård Pedersen, Asbjørn Bjerregaard Ebbesen and Rune Kaagaard Sørensen, DK

4 2022  

Hot Cool no. 4/2022

 

3 2022  

Hot Cool "How to get started?"

 

2 2022  

Hot Cool magazine No. 2/2022 - Conversion from gas - Diversity - more than fuel sources

 

1 2022  

Hot Cool no.1/2022 - Conversion from gas - it's time now!

4 2021  

3 2021  

2 2021  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE OF DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - ECONMICS, FINANCE & MONEY, NO. 2/2021

1 2021  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - FUEL, FLEXIBILITY, AND GREEN TRANSITION, NO. 1/2021

4 2020  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - LARGE AND GROWING MARKETS NO. 4/2020

3 2020  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING NO. 3/2020

2 2020  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - DECARBONIZING NO. 2/2020

1 2020  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - HOW TO DISTRICT ENERGIZE YOUR CITY NO. 1/2020

4 2019  

COT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE - COMPONENTS NO. 4/2019

3 2019  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE - BIG MARKETS: CHINA AND POLAND NO. 3/2019

2 2019  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE - SMART HEATING SYSTEM INTEGRATION NO. 2/2019

1 2019  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - FINANCE AND ECONOMY NO. 1/2019

4 2018  

COT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE EMERGING DISTRICT HEATING MARKETS NO. 4/2018

3 2018  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - DIGITIZATION NO. 3/2018

2 2018  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - 40 YEARS ANNIVERSARY NO. 2/2018

1 2018  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - GLOBAL DISTRICT ENERGY CLIMATE AWARDS NO. 1/2018

4 2017  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - TECHNICAL INNOVATION AND OPTIMIZATION NO. 4/2017

3 2017  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - NORTH AMERICA NO. 3/2017

2 2017  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - THE WINTER PACKAGE NO. 2/2017

1 2017  

HOT|COOL INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE ON DISTRICT HEATING AND COOLING - SYSTEM INTEGRATION NO. 1/2017

4 2016  
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3 2016  
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2 2016  
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1 2016  
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4 2015  
HOT | COOL NO. 4/2015 - "Economics & Ownership of District Heating"
3 2015  
HOT | COOL NO. 3/2015 - "Solar District Heating"
2 2015  
HOT | COOL NO. 2/2015 - "District Heating around the North Sea"
1 2015  
HOT | COOL NO. 1/2015 - "Security of Supply"
4 2014  
HOT | COOL NO. 4/2014 - "Operation & Maintenance"
3 2014  
HOT | COOL NO. 3/2014 - "Poland"
2 2014  
HOT | COOL NO. 2/2014 - "Energy Efficiency"
1 2014  
HOT | COOL NO. 1/2014 - "3rd global District Energy Climate Awards"
4 2013  
HOT | COOL NO. 4/2013 - "Financing"
3 2013  
HOT | COOL NO. 3/2013 - "DHC Smart Energy, New Solutions"
2 2013  
HOT | COOL NO. 2/2013 - "District Heating in Germany"
1 2013  
HOT | COOL NO. 1/2013 - "District Cooling"
4 2012  

HOT | COOL NO. 4/2012 - Interface, Users and Utilities