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Jun 01, 2016 Boiler Selection

What type of Gas Boiler is the best?

All types of gas boilers have their advantages and disadvantages that can create a great confusion among buyers with which is the best to buy. First things first all boilers have different fuel types the three fuel types are gas, oil and biomass. By far gas is the most common type of boiler and they are most commonly used in the United Kingdom, the gas used in gas boilers tends to be natural gas or LPG as its source of fuel.

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 System Boilers

System boilers are usually found in airing cupboards, cold water is pumped into the tank which means there is a lot more space in the boiler. Hot water is  created on demand which means you will save a lot of money on running costs.

Advantages

  • No need for a tank
  • Saving money in running costs
  • Several people can get hot water from multiple taps at the same time

 

Disadvantages

  • Hot water isn’t available instantly
  • Hot water can run out so you’ll have to wait for it to reheat

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Conventional Boilers

Conventional Boilers have a cylinder and a tank. Conventional boilers are recommended for people who have 3 or more bathrooms.

Advantages

  • Water is obtainable from several number of taps at the same time

Disadvantages

  • Hot water can run out so you’ll have to wait for it to reheat
  • The cylinder needs a room to be placed

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Combination Boilers

Combination boilers (combi boilers) are the most common boilers in the United Kingdom, they don’t require water tanks or cylinders and they provide hot water as well as heat. Cold water is pumped from the boiler to the heat source.

Advantages

  • Unlimited heat and hot water
  • No need for a tank
  • Space-saving design
  • Saves hot water costs

Disadvantages

  • Tricky installation

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Boilers Worcester STONGLY recommend replacing your old boiler with a combi boiler, our engineers will supply you a grade A combi boiler and install it for you as installing combi boilers can prove to be a head ache if you do not know what you are doing. For a combi boiler call Boilers Worcester today on 01527 531340.