The new house I will be moving into soon has a gas fired back boiler, with a
water tank up in the airing cupboard situated in the front bedroom.
I have never owned a house with this type of system in before. Can anyone
please direct me to a website which explains the function / operation of
these systems. A friend tol me that it will probably have manifolds under
It is probably a gravity system. This means the pump only runs when you have
the rads on. You may only be able to have hot water only, or hot water and
ch. It wont let you have ch only.
If it has a 3 way valve near the tank upstairs, it is a more modern system,
and therefore ignore the above and it will be fully pumped with both
Fit stats on radiators if it doesn't have any. This will overide the need of
the room stat on the wall and it will work more efficiently.
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