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Heat Network Weather Compensation

Weather Compensation

For District and Communal heat networks, peak demand only occurs for a short period, and for most of the year the heating demand is relatively low - This can be managed effectively using weather compensation.

Modern heat interface units should operate with the heating supply temperature being automatically adjusted depending on the outdoor temperature. This enables the network temperature to be weather compensated, resulting in minimised energy use and heat loss.

This allows for a greater network supply and return temperature difference – network delta T - at peak load, therefore reducing the pipework and equipment size required. The supply temperature can thereby be reduced as the demand decreases due to warmer outdoor conditions.

ModuSat XR CutAway

ModuSat XR HIU’s feature weather compensation functionality as standard. Find out more by downloading the brochure using the form below.

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Heat Interface Units

Our range of ModuSat® eco-efficient heat interface units (HIUs) have been designed to provide apartments and communal housing developments with independent fast recovery hot water and high efficiency heating.

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Communal & District Heating

A communal or district heating system supplies heat to a number of dwellings from a common heat source. It may comprise of, for example, a system heating a block of apartments or a larger scale system heating many buildings.

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Solutions for M&E Consultants

Our products and design principles meet the energy efficiency requirements to support modern heat networks. We work closely with consultants to provide advice and support when selecting equipment, and ensure successful project delivery.

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