District heating in Achter de Kerken

Residents and homeowners of the Achter de Kerken residential area in Abcoude are committed to making their neighbourhood natural gas-free. This study provides an overview of the issues involved in choosing sustainable heating solutions and serves to substantiate reasoned and knowledge-driven choices. The study explains various aspects involved in switching to renewable heating solutions:

  • functioning of heating solutions;
  • insulation adjustments needed based on local inspections;
  • availability of heating sources;
  • estimate of energy and investment costs;
  • sustainability impact of heating solutions;
  • additional issues.

Overview and scoring of the issues: