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Aug 31, 2017 Why Condensing Boilers Are Falling Out Of Fashion

Condensing Boilers Are Falling Out Of Fashiondiagram of a condensing boiler

When condensing boilers were first released on the market they were very unreliable. Condensing boilers have improved in later years however condensing boilers are falling out of fashion.

In this blog I will reveal the main reasons why condensing boilers are falling out of fashion and why you should invest in a boiler replacement.

Condensing Boilers Are Expensive

Non-ferrous metals tend to be quite expensive and this is mainly why condensing boilers are more expensive than the other boilers on the market. Condensing boilers have to be more expensive simply due to this fact.

Water Gets Trapped Inside A Condensing Boiler

Water gets trapped inside a condensing boiler. When this water begins to clog up it is not good for the systems health.

Condensing Boilers Use Unreliable Technology

Condensing boilers use new technology which is unreliable.

The Myths Surrounding Condensing Boilers

Please not that condensing boilers aren’t horrendous for your central heating system. There are a lot of myths surrounding condensing boilers since there released more than 20 years ago and since then they have an excellent record of reliability and safety record.

Benefits Of A Condensing Boiler

As we have mentioned various reasons why condensing boilers are falling out of fashion it is only fair that we highlight there advantages as there are some big ones!

These include:

  • Reduce your electricity bills: Condensing boilers are much more efficient in turning fuel into heat, so you need less fuel to heat your water and home, which can save you over £225 a year on your heating bills compared to a non-condensing boiler.
  • Cut your carbon footprint: Because condensing boilers are more fuel efficient, they reduce your carbon emissions – replacing a G rated boiler will save 1,220 kg CO2 a year.
  • Save space: Condensing combi boilers don’t need a hot water tank, saving you space.
  • Simple controls: Condensing combi boilers don’t need timers for hot water as they produce hot water when you turn the tap on.

Why Condensing Boilers Are Falling Out Of Fashion