IDEA's Products & Services Guide is a public resource of our business partners. Search for industry manufacturers, engineers, and service providers in an online directory.
Mutual aid plans have long been used in the utility industry for organizations to receive and provide needed support in the event of an emergency or disaster situation. Using this model, IDEA has developed the Mutual Assistance for District Energy (MADE) program among IDEA Member Organizations to provide a voluntary system for sharing trained personnel resources and emergency equipment in the event of disasters and unplanned outages.
CHP Today in the United States Presentation
Case studies provide an in-depth look at a particular city, system, or project. These reviews provide insight on how specifc district energy technologies and techniques have been sucessfully applied in different applications around the world.
IDEA collaborates with partner organizations to produce in-depth reports on subjects relevant to the district energy industry. We also provide white papers published by other organizations in order to make the best resources available and keep the industry informed.
Webinars are held by IDEA in conjunction with partnering or sponsoring organizations. These live webinars explore district energy technologies and applications and allow participants to interact with the live presenters. Recordings of IDEA webinars as well as the presentation slides are available after the event.
The Industry News Blog features news and articles curated by IDEA from across the district energy industry. Posts on the Industry News Blog provide insights useful to the business and professional growth and development of companies in the industry. The blog also includes posts written by IDEA members.
Morris A. Pierce, PhD, has created a comprehensive history of district heating in the United States and he has graciously asked that we share it with the IDEA community. His website, History of District Heating in the United States chronicles the installation of 480 commercial district heating systems that were built from 1877 to present.
Please note that IDEA is not responsible for the content of this external site, nor did IDEA assist in the project.
IDEA has an extensive educational video library with conference highlights, informational discussions, interviews with experts, student video contest submissions, and much more, accessible on our YouTube page. Check it out below.
IDEA curates several different types of content including conference proceedings, industry news articles, case studies and more. Use the Content Directory to search across our entire content library to find exactly what you are looking for.
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