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12 October 2020

Optimised Heating and Cooling Network Planning - THERMOS Software Online Training & Certification Programme

Local authorities and energy planners interested in conducting better heating and cooling network planning in line with their local sustainable energy and climate action plans are invited to join the free online training programme organised by ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and the THERMOS project.

In three online live sessions and with practical online exercises, participants will be trained to apply the free THERMOS energy planning software. The web-based, free software developed as part of the THERMOS project is designed to identify optimal heating and cooling network solutions according to individual user criteria, such as emission reduction targets, budget, energy sources and required building connections. Interested participants will also have the opportunity to develop a case study together with project and software experts.

The Training will furthermore present and provide relevant knowledge about the district heating & cooling sector, thermal energy demand and supply in Europe and viable financing options for the roll-out of district network solutions.

Training Schedule for the three live webinars:

Webinar 1 - Kick-off & energy system mapping and modelling with THERMOS - 29th Oct 2020 16:00

Webinar 2 - Embedding THERMOS in your city. Case Studies Presentations by THERMOS partners - 12th Nov 16:00

Webinar 3 - Final Webinar THERMOS trainers in action – Presentation of Cases by New Trainers - 10th Dec 2020 16:00

Option A: Practical exercise in three challenges
Complete and submit three THERMOS practical challenges by 1st December 2020

Challenge 1: Planning & evaluating a project with THERMOS.
Challenge 2: Optimising planning decisions
Challenge 3: Modifying demand and network paths

Option B: Develop a case study with THERMOS
Develop your own case study with THERMOS with help from our THERMOS tutors and experts by 1st December 2020.

Event Date: 29 October 2020 - 10 December