woodburning stove back boiler heating.

Postby Len » Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:31 am

I have a stove which I hope to fit with a 4Kw back boiler to run approx 3 radiators, the idea is to use them to heat a hall, bedroom downstairs and finally a small rad upstairs to assisst circulation. Does anyone have any information on sytem drawings and if it is possible to run the system pumpless. As I have a gas combi boiler fitted I do not or wish to have a hot water tank due to space.
The name of a good installer in West Scotland would be a bonus
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:16 am


Simply Build It

Postby htg engineer » Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:34 pm

Well it's impossible to run it without a pump - unless all radiators are above the boiler.

If the boiler was downstairs, and all the radiators are upstairs it'll heat those radiators - as heat rises.

htg engineer
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 3219
Joined: Tue May 22, 2007 5:22 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides

  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!


  • Related Topics