Market Research Report
Heat Metering Report Ed 1 2017
|Published by||StatPlan Energy Limited||Product code||577218|
Heat Metering is demanding, with powerful technical obstacles and cost constraints. The report profiles 28 national Heat Metering Markets, Meter Types and Vendors, and technical factors governing each market. Each market has different characteristics.
Forecasts of Sales of Heat Meters and Heat Cost Allocators in 32 countries, in units and $ value, from 2016 to 2021.
Sales of Heat Meters and Heat Cost Allocators in 32 countries by end-users, 2016.
Each country has different Heat Metering plans; e.g. four of the most advanced Heat-ing markets, already launching 4th Generation District Heating technology are diamet-rically opposed on residential Heat Metering. Denmark and Germany have long had mandatory residential Heat Metering or Cost Allocation, Finland and Sweden have conducted comprehensive studies and their governments have concluded that resi-dential Heat Metering saves little and is not worth the cost.
Countries employ different technologies for Heating and Metering systems. The use of steam or hot water, single/double pipes, vertical or horizontal internal piping deter-mine what Metering devices can or cannot be used. Sometimes Metering and Heat Cost Allocation are not cost efficient. The report outlines the technologies in each country and what Heat Metering or Cost Allocation are used.