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Publikācija: Economy of Heat Cost Allocation in Apartment Buildings

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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Economy of Heat Cost Allocation in Apartment Buildings
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.7 Environmental engineering and energetics
Authors Jeļena Ziemele
Ieva Pakere
Dagnija Blumberga
Gatis Žogla
Keywords heat cost allocation; apartment building; energy efficiency; heat energy consumption; space heating
Abstract Space heating cost allocation according to actual consumption can be one possible solution for saving energy as residents are more motivated to regulate indoor air temperature. Introduction of heat cost allocators is a technique which can be used to ensure that the consumer pays only for the heat supplied to him. Installation of allocators increases the motivation of inhabitants to regulate indoor temperatures and thereby reduce heat consumption. Nevertheless, different criterions need to be taken into account in order to fairly allocate the heat costs in each apartment.
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2015.06.013
Hyperlink: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610215007031 
Reference Ziemele, J., Pakere, I., Blumberga, D., Žogla, G. Economy of Heat Cost Allocation in Apartment Buildings. Energy Procedia, 2015, Vol.72, pp.87-94. ISSN 1876-6102. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.06.013
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