In this course, you will gain comprehensive knowledge of the operation and maintenance of district heating networks. These systems are crucial for efficient heat distribution in urban areas. Through a combination of theory and practical insights, you'll acquire the skills needed to excel in this field. Real-world scenarios and case studies will help you understand the intricacies of district heating networks.


Online Course in Zoom


4 Hours


Members of Euroheat & Power -10%


11:00 - 15:00 CET

Operation & Maintenance of District Heating Networks

Juri Frorip (Estonia, SW Energia)
11:00 - 11:45 CET
Basics of Operation & Maintenance of District Heating Networks

This lecture covers the fundamentals of district heating networks, including the production, distribution of heat energy, pumping systems, and boiler houses. Participants will gain an understanding of the key components and their roles in ensuring efficient network operation and maintenance (based on the example of Estonia).

Alessandro Gnatta (Italy, A2A)
11:45 - 12:45 CET
Interconnection of Different District Heating Regions

In this lecture, we explore the interconnection of various district heating regions or systems. Topics include different heating sources, pump configurations, and strategies for linking multiple regions or systems efficiently. Some examples and case studies of successful interconnection projects will be discussed.

Dirk Vanhoudt (Belgium, VITO)
13:00 - 14:00 CET
Practical Examples of Temperature Management

In this practical lecture, participants will explore methods for decreasing temperatures in district heating networks and the impact on heat losses, consumers, and heat production. Practical examples and case studies will be used to illustrate temperature management strategies and their benefits.

Peter Jorsal (Denmark, Logstor)
14:00 - 15:00 CET
Typical Faults and Mistakes During Operation

This lecture focuses on identifying and addressing common faults and mistakes that can occur during the operation of district heating networks, with a specific emphasis on surveillance systems within preinsulated pipe systems. The lecture will consist of both a theoretical part and a practical part, including an online example of an existing surveillance system.


Our course features highly experienced and knowledgeable lecturers who are experts in their respective fields. Each lecturer brings a wealth of practical experience, academic expertise, and a deep understanding of the subject matter to the classroom. They have a proven track record of delivering engaging and insightful instruction, ensuring that participants receive the highest quality education.

Peter Jorsal

LOGSTOR, Product & Academy Manager

Dirk Vanhoudt

EnergyVille, Senior Researcher

Juri Frorip

SW Energia, District Manager

Alessandro Gnatta

A2A Calore & Servizi, Engineer

    The certification included in this course is a testament to our commitment to delivering high-quality education and ensuring that participants possess a recognized and valuable credential. Our certification is meticulously designed to reflect the depth of knowledge and skills acquired throughout the course. It is widely respected and acknowledged within the industry, serving as a mark of distinction and a validation of the participant's expertise in the field of energy efficiency assessment. The certification not only demonstrates proficiency in key concepts and practices but also enhances professional credibility and career opportunities. With our rigorous assessment processes and stringent standards, participants can trust that the certification they earn carries substantial value and recognition in their pursuit of excellence.



Develop and deliver high-quality training courses on district heating and cooling, solar heating, and heating and cooling substations, tailored to the needs of professionals in the energy industry.


Provide participants with a deep understanding of the technical, operational, and economic aspects of district heating and cooling systems, enabling them to implement efficient and sustainable solutions.


Equip participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively integrate solar heating technologies into district heating systems, maximizing the utilization of renewable energy sources.


Enchance participants' understanding of heating and cooling substations, their design principles, and their role in optimizing energy efficiency and system performance.


By partnering with Euroheat & Power and leveraging on the network of DHC experts in its membership, Enerhack aims to provide a comprehensive and impactful training program that addresses the evolving needs of professionals in the district heating and cooling industry.


Foster knowledge exchange and networking among participants, enabling the sharing of best paractices and experiences in the field of district heating and cooling.
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