indirect heater

indirect heater

[‚in·də′rekt ′hēd·ər]
(engineering)
A vessel containing equipment in which heat generated by a primary source is transferred to a fluid or solid which then serves as the heating medium.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Girouard said she hopes her problems are over now that she has an indirect heater installed in her house, but she is still paying off the cost of the failed coils and other problems in her water system.
In warmer locales, an indirect heater, which uses a heat exchanger like the tankless unit but incorporates a storage tank, saves more energy because it allows the boiler to operate less frequently.

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