District Energy Magazine

District Energy Magazine

Published since 1915, District Energy Magazine continues to be an authoritative source of district energy industry news & information. Included with membership, IDEA offers both a print and digital version of the quarterly magazine with a readership of more than 5,000 industry professionals.

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2nd Quarter 2024

Interesting in Submitting an Article?

If you're interested in having your success story published in District Energy magazine, please contact Karl Cates, executive editor, at cates.goodworldconsultants@gmail.com or by phone at +1.917.439.8225.

 We welcome articles about:

• Innovative district energy problem solving
• Utility master planning and climate-action plans
• System expansion, modernization and renewal
• Decarbonizing, renewable resource development and sustainability
• Thermal and power integration
• Electrification
• Lifecycle cost analysis and economic modeling
• System cybersecurity
• Microgrid development and operational experience
• Surplus heat recovery
• Monitoring, metering and system optimization innovations
• Design of district-ready buildings connecting to district energy systems
• Public-policy advocacy
• Emerging business models and financial strategies
• Staffing, recruiting, training and talent management
• Marketing, education and public-relations strategies
• Experiences with LEED/PEER/district energy and ASHRAE 90.1

Call For Abstracts - Due By Monday, May 13

Be recognized by your peers for your work by sharing it in District Energy magazine, published continuously since 1915 and available in print and digital format. By publishing in District Energy, you’ll expand your network of industry contacts and reach a targeted audience of readers around the world who identify with your project challenges and successes.
We’re now accepting article abstracts for the year ahead: If you have a story to share, send a 200-word abstract explaining the topic and why it would be interesting to readers of District Energy.
Articles should be noncommercial in nature. Abstracts should be submitted by Monday, May 13, to Karl Cates, executive editor, at cates.goodworldconsultants@gmail.com or by phone at +1.917.439.8225.
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Advertising opportunities for members and nonmembers are available in District Energy magazine on a one-time or contract basis. Website advertising is available only to IDEA Members. For more information, please contact Tanya Kozel, +1-410-798-1696.

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Editorial Staff & Advisory Committee

President & Publisher

Rob Thornton


Advisory Committee

Jim Adams


Advisory Committee

Brian Klein


Advisory Commitee

Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón


Karl Cates


Advisory Committee

Lalit Agarwal


Advisory Committee

Kurt Koenig

Technical Editor

Vance Nall


Advisory Commitee

Suresh Jambunathan


Advisory Commitee

Gerard MacDonald


Advertising Sales

Tanya Kozel