No, "back boiler" is the term used for the water-containing bit on the back of the stove, i.e. the heat exchanger. The larger vessel is called a thermal store, or just a cylinder, depending on the details of the system.The Riff-Raff Element wrote:I'd envisage a back boiler to be a larger vessel from which domestic hot water is drawn directly.
The Riff-Raff Element wrote:To be fair, I'm paraphrasing what my wife (chartered chemical engineer - plumbing with really big pipes, in other words) told me when the stove was installed, and her view of the world might be skewed to calling a spade an earth inverting horticultural instrument in cases such as this. Don't tell her I said that.
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