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Boiler types: your guide to choosing the best boiler for your home

Posted May 18 2013 3:07am 1 Comment

 

Whatever type of boiler you're thinking of buying or if you just want to find out more about the one you have, our boiler guide will help.

 

When chosing which boiler is best for your home, you first need choose which type. There are three main types of boiler: combi, system and conventional.

 

Combi boilers

System boilers

Conventional boilers

Condensing boilers

Energy-efficient boilers

Combi boilers

 

Combination boilers - more commonly known as combi boilers - are the most popular kind in the UK and provide heat and hot water with no need for water tanks or cylinders.

 

Pros

you get unlimited heat and hot water when you need it.

there's no need for a tank in your loft.

they don't take up much space.

Cons

The water pressure might be reduced if you need hot water from more than one tap at a time.

Suitable for

Almost any home, but best for homes where lots of people won't need lots of hot water at the same time.

System boilers

System boilers - also known as sealed system - come with a water cylinder (which usually sits in an airing cupboard) and no water tank.

 

http://www.uswitch.com/boilers/guides/boiler-guide/

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Whatever type of boiler you're thinking of buying or if you just want to find out more about the one you have, our boiler guide will help.
When chosing which boiler is best for your home, you first need choose which type. There are three main types of boiler: combi, system and conventional.
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