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Schneider Electric Software Termis Case Study

Veolia China Depends on Termis for Overview of District Heating Network

Introduction

This case study of Veolia China is based on an August 2016 survey of Schneider Electric Software Termis customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[We use Termis to provide an] overview of the whole district heating network hydraulic characteristics.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Termis software:

  • Has realized the following by using Termis:
    • Improved their understanding of the system with respect to bottlenecks and other limitations in the network
    • Improved their understanding of how to change daily operations to overcome challenges
    • Improved the design of their energy system
    • Experienced easier troubleshooting

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Termis software that the surveyed company uses:

  • Has been using Termis for 2 to 4 years.
  • Uses the following Termis capabilities:
    • Design Analysis / Offline Analysis
    • District Heating Network Real-Time Simulator

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Termis software:

  • Selected Termis for the following reasons:
    • It has an intuitive and easy-to-use interface
    • It helps us greatly in our day-to-day operations
  • Rates Termis as very critical to their organization’s day-to-day operations.
  • Has realized the following benefits since Termis’ implementation:
    • Increase in operator efficiency
    • Increase in visibility of the network
    • Improved system understanding
  • Estimates their level of improvement in each of the following areas from using Termis:
    • Heat loss reduction: < 5%
    • CO2 emission reduction: < 5%
    • Operational efficiency: 10% to 19%
    • Cost savings: 5% to 9%




About This Data

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