Cistern, Jacketing a Hot-water.

Excepting in cases where the hot-water cylinder or cistern is deliberately left bare so that heat from it may be used for airing clothes or warming a room, there are obvious advantages in retarding the cooling of its contents. A certain amount of fuel will be saved, and water which has once been well heated … Read more

Hot Water in abundance

One small bright coke fire in the kitchen gives as much hot water as is required for all household purposes. It will cook anything. Including bread and pastry, and will in addition heat a number of radiators to warm the rest of the houoe. Another cooker and boiler combination is the new Ideal Cookanheat. It … Read more

Central Heating

In the case of a small house one installation can combine the purposes of central heating, hot-water supply and cooking. In a larger house hot-water supply and cooking should be left to a separate unit, or in the case of a very targe house there should be a separate system for each of the three … Read more

SUPPLYING THE HOUSE WITH HOT WATER

Most households water is heated in a boiler fired with coal, coko, anthracite, or gas, and stored in a hot-water tank. The boiler may be one built into the back of the kitchen range, or a fireplace which also heats a room; or – this alternative is becoming increasingly popular – is an independent boiler … Read more

HEATING THE HOUSE

FOR heating rooms individually or in-dependently, one has the choice between open coal fires, enclosed stoves, gas fires, and electric radiators. With any of these can be combined the heat from radiators supplied from a central boiler. Or hot-water heating may be used entirely. Anthracite Stoves The fuel used in enclosed stoves for house-heating being … Read more