Jargon Buster - M
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Water supplied directly to the home through a network of underground pipes by the utilities or water companies.
Metal heat exchanger
Heat exchanger made from a metal.
Microbore pipes are used to feed the radiators from centrally placed manifolds. A system can use 8, 10, 12, or millimetre copper or polypropylene pipe. The main advantages of the system is that the smaller pipes contain less water so heat from the boiler is transferred quicker and more efficiently to the radiators. Also, it is simpler and less expensive to install.
Automatically adjusts gas throughput dependant on temperature and demand.