Konjic District Heating System Sustainability Parameters

  • Haris LulićEmail author
  • Emir Sirbubalo
  • Milovan Gutović
  • Galib Šenderović
  • Kerim Šenderović
  • Adnan Đugum
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 83)


Development of district heating systems (DHS) is one of the solutions for rational consumption of energy and environmental protection. Many old DHS in Bosnia and Herzegovina are not operational due to obsolete and unusable heat generation systems although the distribution network exists. The existing DHS in Konjic municipality is presented in this work, along with the climate characteristics of that area. Estimation of the heat demand accounting for the possible extension of the system is given. Detailed routes of the main and branch pipelines are determined according to the identified heating zones. Sustainability parameters, that enable comparative analysis with other similar DHS, are calculated and presented.



This work was done within the Project “ Provision of technical assistance for 3 high-scale energy efficiency projects – Western Balkans, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Konjic, Fojnica and Brcko” financed by the European Union EC/BIH/TEN/13/029 according to the contract no: 2014/348-406 closed with company HVAC Design doo, Sarajevo.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haris Lulić
    • 1
    Email author
  • Emir Sirbubalo
    • 1
  • Milovan Gutović
    • 2
  • Galib Šenderović
    • 2
  • Kerim Šenderović
    • 2
  • Adnan Đugum
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of SarajevoSarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.HVAC Design Doo, Group for Design and EngineeringSarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina
  3. 3.IGT - Research and Development Center of Gas TechnologySarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina

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