I was wondering if any one on here can help. I've just bought a wood burner with back boiler and my plumbing skills are fairly basic...
I live in a tiny house, a single room, with sink which I fitted myself. I've also put in a cob floor and run some underfloor heating pipes under it, which I want to get connected.
The burner I have bought is a coalbrookdale much wenlock boiler. There are two hot water outlets, one of which I will connect to the underfloor heating and also to a radiator which I intend to set up horizontally, in a greenhouse on the back of my house as an under floor heating for plant propagation. This system I will be needing a pump on. The other system I will run without a pump by having a hot water tank above the boiler with a header fed by mains water so that I can gravity feed hot water to my sink for washing. I'd really like to find someone who's set up a similar system (s) who I can chat to directly for advice before I go and spend lots of money on parts.
Hi Stephen; Big Welcome to Permies.
I've added your post to the wood stoves forum as well.
I'm afraid I can't answer your questions.
Boilers are common in the UK. But not too many over here at all.
Hopefully someone who does live with one, will have your answers.
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