A hot water baseboard heating system uses a central boiler to heat water, distributing it to floor units throughout the home. These heaters radiate that heat out into the room, creating a convection current that moves wa... More »

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Hot water tanks provide storage for hot water that is used for space heating and domestic uses, such as laundry, bathing and washing dishes. There are various ways that hot water tanks heat water, including gas or oil bu... More »

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Home improvement stores, such as Home Depot and Lowe's, sell a variety of water tanks, as do department stores, such as Kmart. Water heaters are also available for online purchase through retailers, such as Amazon. More »

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A boiler floor heating system is a means of heating a home by using water heated between 100 and 120 degrees Fahrenheit using a boiler. The heated water is circulated through tubing under floor paneling or carpeting. More »

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A baseboard heating system is a unit installed near the floor above baseboards to heat a home or office. Baseboard heating systems can be used as a supplemental heat option or as an alternative to forced-air heating syst... More »

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A boiler heating system heats water and pushes either hot water or steam through a series of pipes and radiators to provide heat. Specifically, steam is distributed through pipes to the radiators, and hot water is distri... More »

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A central heating boiler heats water using electricity, gas, heating oil or another fuel source, and then distributes hot water or steam to the rooms of the home. As the water or steam passes through the radiators, radia... More »

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