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back boiler

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(Mechanical Engineering) a tank or series of pipes at the back of a fireplace for heating water. US name: water back
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Draughty sash windows, rising damp, solid stone walls, uninsulated roofs and coal fired back boilers may have been the lap of luxury in 1818, but they won't cut the mustard in 2018.
Advantages: With energy efficiency ratings of between 60% and 80%, there area variety of wood burners available - and some have back boilers that will allow you to heat water too.
Providing they meet the scheme's criteria, ground and air source heat pumps, solar thermal (hot water) panels, pellet stoves with back boilers, and biomass boilers should qualify for payments, with a different tariff applying to each.
Providing they meet the scheme''s criteria, ground and air source heat pumps, solar thermal (hot water) panels, pellet stoves with back boilers, and biomass boilers should qualify for payments, with a different tariff applying to each.
4 Never attempt to remove back boilers and fires yourself.
ZENA SAYS: Valour is the gas fire division of Baxi, who are the people who make back boilers, and they have a range of stylish and contemporary designs to choose from.
In the renovated-at-huge-cost farmhouse where I lived as a child, I could invoke floods from roofs, radiators, back boilers, taps -- indeed, anything -- and since then, every place I've ever called home has sprung leaks from previously trouble-free sources.
One theory is that historically in Britain, when domestic hot water came mostly from back boilers and electric immersion heaters, and mixer taps did their mixing in the taps themselves, water supply authorities prohibited these taps because of a risk of cold water being siphoned back into the hot supply and exploding the cistern or boiler.