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Meet your obligations with heat network regulations

Posted by Ian Allan

Friday 22th May, 2020

On Demand Webinar | Return temperatures & efficiency - how to use metering to monitor performance

Posted by Lucy Glynn

Session 2: Return temperatures & efficiency - how to use metering to monitor performance

Our latest webinar addresses the topic of return temperatures, a vital element in understanding heat networks and improving performance.

The webinar goes through the basics of return temperatures and efficiency and how to use metering to monitor performance on your heat network.



  • What are return temperatures?
  • Advanced metering now gives us the tools to measure
  • Mismatch between the design intention and operational reality
  • Indicators – ratio of energy to volume

The webinar presenters are:

Ian Allan – Head of Market Strategy

Ian Allan is a specialist in district and community heating, whose career in the industry spans more than 25 years. Ian is a leading authority on smart metering, data management and billing systems, including new generation prepayment technologies. Ian WAS on the ADE panel for the Heat Networks Market Framework and was on the committee for the soon-to-be-released update to CIBSE CP1.

Simon Eddleston – Construction Director

Simon has more than 25 years’ experience of developing and delivering clean energy infrastructure – from design and development of power transmission and distribution networks – to low and zero carbon decentralised community energy projects. Simon is a Chartered Engineer and has held a number of senior energy industry roles in the UK and Europe.


The webinar is now available on demand at the link below.

*For those working in local authorities, housing associations, private developers, contractors and consultants - with responsibility for developing and managing heat networks

Access the Webinar

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