Monthly Archives April 2017

Calorifiers – What are they, sizing and uses

At Mibec we supply a wide range of different tank products for hot water applications; in this short article we take a look at Calorifiers – specifically what are they, their sizing and uses. Calorifiers are basically water storage tanks fitted with a suitable heating coil in their lower half. This can then be connected to an external heat source, such a gas boiler or a renewable energy system, for example a heat pump or a boiler for wood or pellets. Calorifiers are suitable for hot water storage in a number of applications, from a small domestic dwellings (serving a
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What is a District Heating network?

At Mibec we pride ourselves on being at the foremost of District Heating solutions and have a great range of products available to enable the customer to assemble systems to meet their needs. In this short article we investigate the key components of a District Heating network. District heating overview First of all, what is a District Heating scheme? Simply put it is a project where there is a single centralised heat source supplying heating water and / or domestic hot water two or more separate buildings on the site via an underground pipe network. At the heart of the
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