Although often installed as standalone features to heat one or more rooms, many larger wood and multi-fuel stoves can be connected to a back boiler that heats domestic water. They can also be connected to radiators to provide central heating.
A wood burner with a top, back or wrap around boiler can heat from 4 to 12 radiators and some hot water. You can also fully integrating combi boilers with wood burning boilers but installation must be carried out by a HETAS registered engineer.
Underfloor air ducting can also be installed to provide ambient heating through heat convection.