Heat meters automatic remote reading system in JSC "Rigas siltums»

Project information

Index: 1306R4
Acronym:GreenITNet
Priority:2: Environment and risk prevention
Sub Theme:Energy and sustainable transport
Location LATVIA LATVIJA Riga Latvija Start/End date of the practice
Start: 23.04.2010
End: 16.11.2012

Topic of the practice

Heat supply, automation, smart meters, energy efficiency

Good Practice Information

The remote and automatic reading of heat meters makes consmption information available on a consistent and real time basis and removes the risk of human error in meter reading.
Reading data at a specific time enables accurate heat data analysis and the evaluation of each user's heat consumption profiles. The system can be linked to other IT systems for technical, analytical or customer services needs.

Evidence of success

The practise allows for the collection of real time information on heat loses and operation of heat meters. Potential problems can be quickly identified and remedied, improving the quality of services; less time-consuming billing; lower error; increased customer service options and optimised human resources. Efficient production, delivery and control of the heat reduces CO2 emissions.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Birute Kruze

JSC “Rīgas siltums”

birute.kruze@rs.lv

www.rs.lv

Annex completed on: 03-13-2013

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