The is a wide range of different types of boilers available today for homeowners. The choice of boiler is like choosing a new car, you will choose depending on how you will use it on a daily basis, how big it needs to be and how much power it has. There are many types of boilers, and there is a large number of companies that make several different models of the different types of boilers. This is why we are here to help you find the best prices on the types of boilers that you need for your property.
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Over the years the combination boiler has become by far the most popular choice across the United Kingdom. This is becuase combination boilers do not require a feed tank, expansion tank or a hot water cylinder as they heat water up as you need it. This makes combination boilers highly economical as well as saying you lots of space in your property. But as with all other boilers combination boilers have some drawbacks. The main disadvantage of a combination boiler is that their flow rates are often fairly low as the water has to be heated as it travels through the boiler, and there is no hot water stored to fall back on. This means that combination boilers are generally not suitable for homes that have two or more bathrooms as the simultaneous use of two separate outlets will make the flow rate even weaker.
Condensing Boilers are very high efficient boilers, usually with an efficiency of over 90% if they are set up in the correct fashion. This high efficiency is achieved by using the waste heat from the flue gases to pre heat the cold water that enters your the boiler. Condensing boilers are fueled by gas or oil, and they get their name because the water vapor that is produced from the combustion in the boiler is condensed into water, this then leaves the boiler via a drain. In many countries across the globe these types are boilers are high encouraged and some countries even give financial incentives for people who get them installed into their properties.
Conventional boilers are one of the UK’s most popular choices of boilers, they heat your heating system directly and produce hot water for you cylinder that in turn supplies your taps with hot water. If you are replacing an older boiler in your home, the chances are that the boiler you already have installed into your home is a conventional boiler. A conventional boiler system will incorporate a boiler, hot water cylinder that will be fed by a cold water storage cistern, feed and expansion cistern and the extended controls.
System boilers are used to heat your central heating system directly and they also produce hot water for the cylinder in your home. A system boiler is just like a conventional boiler in the principle way that is works by storing hot water. Although a system boiler does differ from a conventional boiler in some ways. The first variation is that many of the individual parts of the heating and hot water system are built into the system boiler, this gives you a faster, cleaner and easier installation. Another difference is that the hot water that is pumped from the system boiler through the central heating system to the radiators and hot water cylinder, this results in a much faster response and a much more economical way running your heating and hot water. The system boiler completely removes the need to install a feed and expansion cistern into your property.
Some people have no choice but to install electric boilers into their properties to supply hot water and heat their central heating systems. Electric boilers are idea for providing your property with heating and hot water where gas and oil are not available, or they are also great in all electric buildings. Electric boilers do not have a flue or for fuel supply tank, this means you can pretty much install the boiler anywhere you want. One of the main advantages with electric boilers is that they loose very little heat making them up to 99.8% efficient if installed properly.
Many people living in more rural areas do not have gas lines installed into their homes, therefor oil boilers are installed. Oil burners are usually fed from an oil storage tank that is located in an outside tank, then it is fed to the boiler at which is burns at a controlled rate to heat the central heating and provide you with hot water.
A back boiler is a device that is usually fitted to a domestic heating stove or open fireplace, this enables it to provide both heat for the room in which the fireplace is in, your hot water and your central heating system. A back boiler is a water filled heat ex-changer that is enclosed at the rear of the burning chamber, your fireplace or heating stove. This has a hot water output at the top of the chamber and a cold water feed at the bottom of the chamber. These are less common as they are less efficient than more modern boilers.