Turn your DHC network planning into profit


GIS-based DHC network planning and design automation

HeatPlanIT is a comprehensive software solution for the automated planning and design of district heating and cooling (DHC) networks, essential elements in the current energy transition. Powered by GIS data, the system supports network operators, engineering firms and consulting companies through different DHC network development stages, and includes:

  • High-level design and feasibility studies
  • Cost/performance evaluation of deployment scenarios
  • Pipe network system design with cost optimization

Product benefits

HeatPlanIT dramatically improves DHC network development in various ways:

Accelerating the planning process

Automatically generate network topology proposals for transport and distribution networks

Improving decision-making

Define multiple investment scenarios and compare costings

Accelerating the design process

Automate pipe and pump dimensioning, pressure calculations, and bill of material calculation

Optimizing costs

Save on deployments costs by creating cost-optimized designs using dedicated algorithms

Case study

  • Rotterdam Engineering is a key player in the DHC sector, and has lots of expertise in this field
  • Fluvius, a utility infrastructure firm asked the company to execute a DHC feasibility study for about 14.000 potential customers, with a tight deadline
  • With the help of HeatPlanIT, Rotterdam Engineering was able to deliver a comprehensive study on time and in great detail

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Product availability

HeatPlanIT is Comsof’s latest addition to its product portfolio, now released in beta for the global market.
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