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Thursday 30th April, 2020

On Demand Webinar | Why remote connectivity should be part of your plant maintenance strategy

Posted by Ian Allan

Session 1: Why Remote Connectivity Should Be Part Of Your Plant Maintenance Strategy


WEBINAR IMAGE SMALLIn April 2020, Switch2 launched its Heat Networks webinar programme.

Register for upcoming sessions here

View all webinars on demand here





The first webinar topic covered remote connectivity to plantrooms and how cameras and alarms enable you to effectively manage plantrooms and energy centres remotely.

The webinar includes a live demonstration of the cameras and technology at a London plant room which Switch2 manages.

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.

Ben East – General Manager - National Plant Room Operations 

Ben has been with Switch2 since 2009, starting as an apprentice. Ben has experience in both the commercial and domestic areas and currently manages all of Switch2’s commercial engineers, covering 100 energy centres ranging from 300 KW to 8 MW in size. Ben is a keen adopter of technology to improve and enhance performance and service to customers.


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


Video CTA Switch2 webinar April-1


Ian Allan

Head of Market Strategy

Areas of expertise:

• Industry challenges and issues • Heat Network Regulations • Smart metering

• Innovation in heat networks • Tariff setting • Energy prepayment • Digital innovation

• Data management • Automated Meter Reading (AMR) • Heat Interface Units

• International district heating • Compliance & best practice standards

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