Monthly Archives July 2016

How is pre-insulated pipe used to form district heating networks?

A district heating network has a heat source supplying heating water and / or domestic hot water to two or more separate buildings on the site. This central heat source will then be connected to the various buildings in the scheme via an underground pipe network designed to maintain the water temperature when in transit (avoiding heat losses to improve energy efficiency). In this short article we look at how pre-insulated pipe is used and touch on the various options around the design of the network. Here at Mibec we supply a wide range of pre-insulated pipe products from leading
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