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In Amsterdam, a new residential area is developed, known as Houthaven. The cooling is provided by an innovative concept: cold from the surface water, the river IJ. The heating for this area is provided by a combination of heat sources and distributed by a district heating system. One part is delivered by the incineration of rest waste and the other part by the river IJ...

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In Amersfoort, a special residential area has been developed: Vathorst. The houses do have their specific characteristics. However, a part of Vathorst is using surface energy for the heating of their homes. During the summer, heat will be recovered from the canal and stored in an ATES system. During winter time, the stored heat is used for heating.   IF has design the entire heating system, including...

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The Municipality of Amsterdam is developing a new island in the IJmeer. Approximately 1,300 residential units and around 27,000 m² of utility buildings will be built on this new island. The ambition of the municipality of Amsterdam is to create an energy-neutral island.   To contribute to this goal an energy concept using large-scale ATES in combination with the use of surface water and local heat pumps...

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