Meet your obligations with heat network regulations

Posted by Ian Allan

Thursday 24th September, 2015

Developer Question : Community Heating Scheme Planning

Posted by Kirsty Lambert


When you draw up your initial plans for a new community heating scheme, there are five key considerations for every development team:

  1. Do you have the right sized plant and network?
  2. Does the system design allow for variation in usage?
  3. Will the plans meet customer expectations, legal requirements and the latest codes of best practice?
  4. Will your build, running and maintenance costs meet budget targets?
  5. Does the plan account for fuel price changes, debt risk and other possible future issues?

Take_Five_-_The_Top_5_questions_for_developers_to_ask_when_planning_a_community_heating_scheme_SmallReview the slide presentation below to ensure your new heat network will be fit for the future.


Review how the right decisions in the design and planning stage can create the right conditions for scheme implementation.

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Kirsty Lambert

Business Development Director at Switch2

A skilled director and leader with both operational and commercial experience, Kirsty has over 10 years’ experience in the community and district heating industry.

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