Boiler stove central heating installation types

There are various ways in which you can create a central heating system around your boiler stove or link up your boiler stove to existing systems. We list 4 common types of system here to give a broad overview of how you might proceed, but an experienced heating engineer should design your system.
Installation typeSuitable for vented or unvented systems?Expense of installation?Potential flexibility (futureproof?)
Type A - Simple installation - Plumbing stove in as if it were a radiatorVentedRelatively lowLow
Type B - Simple installation - priority to hot waterVentedRelatively lowLow
Type C - Multi-coil hot water tankVented or unventedMediumMedium
Type D - Heat accumulatorVented or unventedHighHigh