Recycling Heat Energy from Boiler / Megaflow Room

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abeezar
abeezar Posts: 83 Forumite
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Hi

I have a storage room that houses a Megaflow tank and it's quite warm in there.

I was thinking if it's a good idea to fit an adjustable vent in the storage room that would allow fresh air and also heat from the room can be dissipated into the house to keep warm.

Is recycling the heat energy in this way a good move or I am making the boiler work hard to keep water warm at a certain temperature?

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  • Lorian
    Lorian Posts: 5,716 Forumite
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    Best to try and stop the heat dissipating - are the pipes around the megaflow insulated?
  • macman
    macman Posts: 53,098 Forumite
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    The tank (and associated pipework) should already be well insulated, if properly installed. The minimal heat loss serves to heat the property in winter.
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