Introduction to domestic gas applications course (1 to 2 days)

One or two day course on natural gas as an energy source for domestic applications

Contact us:

Annelies Jansen Annelies Jansen
Support office employee
Petra de Jonge-Haanstra Petra de Jonge-Haanstra
Support Office Employee
Subsea facilities (ill.)

Training Information

  • Duration:

    1-2 days

Course description

In the domestic environment, natural gas still plays an important role, especially in the Netherlands. The general subjects covered by this customized training course are the properties of natural gas and its history in the Netherlands. The principles governing the domestic use of gas are discussed, using examples and calculations. Experience with particular gas applications and the associated troubleshooting methods may also be included. The outlook for the future may be addressed by considering the role of natural gas applications in relation to sustainability and virtual power plants.


Knowledge of the principles governing and applications of natural gas in the domestic environment.
This customized training course is available upon request. Please contact us for more information.


  • The properties of natural gas
  • History of natural gas in the Netherlands
  • Combustion of natural gas
    - Combustion factor
    - Explosion limits
    - NOx formation and prevention
  • Domestic gas applications: principles
    - Burners
    - Heating: boilers
    - Cooling: heat pumps
    - Adsorption coolers
    - Combined heat & power
  • Applications of natural gas: examples and calculations
  • Practical experiences with domestic gas applications
  • Troubleshooting methods

Target audience

Industrial and commercial end users of natural gas, and manufacturers, suppliers and installers of combustion equipment, both for the domestic and small business market and energy-intensive industries. The course is also of definite interest to employees of branch organizations and interest groups.


English and Dutch