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Heating degree days CROSS scenarios

Package version
DescriptionHeating degree days in CROSS scenarios
Last changesNot documented
Geographical scopeSwitzerland
Geographical resolutionCountry
Temporal scope and resolution1981-2099 (Yearly resolution)
DownloadData package (zip) kB)

Individual data files
hdd_cross.csv (6 kB)
SourcesM. Berger, J. Worlitschek, The link between climate and thermal energy demand on national level: A case study on Switzerland, Energy and buildings, 202: 294-301, 109372.
M. Berger, J. Worlitschek, A novel approach for estimating residential space heating demand, Energy, 159: 294-301, 2018.
CH2018 – CH2018 – Climate Scenarios for Switzerland, Technical Report, National Centre for Climate Services, Zurich
Data licensesCreative Commons Attribution 4.0
ContactAdriana Marcucci, Energy Science Center, ETHZ
Cite asMarcucci, A.(2022). Heating degree days CROSS scenarios. CROSS.

Field documentation
Annual heating degree days mean value for Switzerland, Population-weighted (hdd cross.csv)
Field NameType (Format)Description
yearnumberYear 1981-2099
RCP2.6numberAnnual heating degree days in RCP2.6 scenario: Median
RCP4.5numberAnnual heating degree days in RCP4.5 scenario: Median
RCP8.5numberAnnual heating degree days in RCP8.5 scenario: Median