hot-water cylinder


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hot-water storage tank

A tank that meets code requirements for storing hot water. These requirements depend on its size and pressure as well as the authority having jurisdiction. The volume of the tank usually is selected so that 60 to 80 percent of the volume of water in the tank may be drawn off before the temperature drop of the water in the tank is unacceptable.
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"These offer flow rates almost twice that of some combis and typically deliver 17-18 litres per minute, which is comparable to a hot-water cylinder. Worcester also makes the floor-standing Greenstar Highflow combi, with flow rates of 20 or 25 litres per minute, which is suitable for properties with two bathrooms."
If your boiler has a hot-water cylinder, the water will stay hotter for longer if you insulate it.
INSULATE OR REPLACE THE HOT-WATER CYLINDER NEW cylinders for boilers come with a thick layer of built-in insulation, but lots of us have older cylinders that benefit from being fitted with an insulation jacket (at least 75mm thick).
Insulate or replace the hot-water cylinder New cylinders for boilers, such as Worcester's Greenstore range, come with a thick layer of built-in insulation, but lots of us have older cylinders that benefit from being fitted with an insulation jacket (at least 75mm thick).
Lagging your hot-water cylinder is worthwhile and you can do this by fitting it with a jacket made from mineral-fibre insulation.