Yes you can heat domestic hot water with an Aga Range Cooker.
No you cannot run radiators with an Aga Range Cooker.
No you do not need electricity to run an Aga Range Cooker.
Aga Range Cookers do not make any noise when running.
An Aga Range Cooker is always set at a set temperature and is ready for cooking at any time. If you want more detail there are books on Aga Range Cooker Cookery by Mary Berry.
This is so the gas fumes are drawn away by the chimney. Also it is a requirement of the building regulations.
Aga Range Cookers are designed as a cooking machine, whereas Rayburn Range Cookers are more of a ‘jack of all trades’, doing cooking, hot water and central heating (if required). Aga range cookers are ready for cooking and are set at a constant temperature at all times, whereas Rayburn Cookers are need to be turned up for cooking. Although it does not take long for them to get to the required temperature.
This is a requirement of building regulations.
Yes, with a Rayburn Royal Range Cooker you can run 4 to 5 radiators. With a Rayburn Supreme Range cooker you can run 8 to 9 radiators.
See burner specification sheet for a more detailed view.
On a Rayburn Royal Range Cooker you can have the flue on the right or left hand side. With the Rayburn Supreme Range Cooker the flue can only be on the right hand side.
The thickness of the plinth usually depends on the height of the kitchen cupboards, or the preferred working height for the customer.
A minimum of 6 inches is required for the control panel.
The chimney has to be lined according to building regulations.