Berlin Heating Systems

If you have ever stayed in a Berlin apartment during winter time, you might already know: Berlin’s apartments are heated by a variety of different heating systems: gas heating, coal heating, central heating. On this page I’ll compile some basic facts you should probably know about the various heating systems you may find in an average Berlin apartment.

Gas Heating

Since Berlin has quite a well organized gas net, Gas Heating is probably still the most common heating system in Berlin apartments. In general the heating system itself should almost be care-free for the tenants since it is usually well maintained due to government requirements on gas heating systems being quite strict. Read on …

Coal Heating

Used to be the most popular in old apartments.

Central Heating

long-distance heating / teleheating [district heating]

to be continued


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