Watch a snippet of our film. The full 35-minute version is available to purchase.
Heating and Hot Water film
This film examines the evolution of modern central heating. It describes early heating and hot water systems of the early 20th century and goes on to explain the principles of modern wet systems.Buy the full film
It includes footage of:
- early coal fires and ranges
- gas geysers and gas fires
- early electric heating
- cylinder arrangements and manufacture, radiator systems
- boiler manufacture
- pipework, boiler controls, condensing boilers, and so on.
The film is not intended as a recipe for good practice but serves to familiarise the viewer with the evolution and principles of modern central heating.
It is 35 minutes long and is available in WMV, Flash and Quicktime formats.
Copyright UWE Bristol 2003
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