Fitting a wood burning stove with back boiler to existing central heating system
Options for combining heating systems
Options for fitting a wood burning stove with back boiler to existing central heating system
What is a boiler stove?
A wood burning or multifuel stove can, if it is fitted with a boiler, be used to heat a cylinder of water (for domestic hot water such as taps/bath/shower etc.) and/or one or more radiators.
Central heating and hot water from a woodburning boiler stove
Heating a house with a woodburning boiler stove is an increasingly popular option in the UK:firewood is a secure and relatively cheap form of fuel and a wood burning stove provides a cosy focal point to any room. A back boiler woodburner stove gives your family plenty of hot water, as well as running a complete central heating system and by heatingyour home by burning wood as fuel, you are reducingyour COemissions.
Risks from redundant solid fuel back boilers
This alert was issuedin response to a number of incidents and sent to all LAs in England in May2008. A copy of the letter is available for information.
What to consider when getting a stove
There are a few key things you should think about before you buy a stove. Read on to make sure you get the right stove to suit your lifestyle, and to potentially save you money.