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cyl·in·der (cyl., C),

(sil'in-der),
1.
2. A cylindric or rodlike renal cast.
3. A cylindric metal container for gases stored under high pressure.
[G. kylindros, a roll]

cyl·in·der

(C) (sil'in-dĕr)
2. A cylindric or rodlike renal cast.
3. A cylindric metal container for gases stored under high pressure.
[G. kylindros, a roll]
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insulating your boiler's cylinder and tank * If you have a hot-water cylinder for your boiler, it will stay hotter for longer if you insulate it, as heat loss can be reduced by up to an incredible 80 per cent.
The initial cost can be fairly high, however, it is important to prioritise - start with a few relatively inexpensive measures, such as insulating your hot-water cylinder and draught- proofing windows and doors, then do the more expensive things bit by bit - for example, insulating the floor, roof and walls or installing double glazing.
Start with a few relatively inexpensive measures, such as insulating your hot-water cylinder and draught-proofing windows and doors, then do the more expensive things bit by bit - for example insulating the floor, roof and walls.
THE ENERGY Saving Trust says that fitting a British Standard insulation jacket around your boiler''s hot-water cylinder will save you around pounds 40 a year and reduce heat loss by more than 75%, and yet the jacket should cost less than pounds 10.
You could go for a wood-burning stove that has a traditional kitchen range look with a back boiler providing hot water for radiators and the main hot-water cylinder.