A New Boiler For Your Home

Choosing a new boiler for your home is an important decision that depends on various factors, including the size of your home, your heating and hot water needs, and your budget. Here are some general steps and considerations to help you make an informed decision:

  1. Determine Your Heating Needs:
    • Calculate the heating load of your home, which is the amount of heat required to maintain a comfortable temperature.
    • Consider the number of radiators, underfloor heating, or other heating systems in your home.
  2. Fuel Type:
    • Boilers can be powered by various fuels, including natural gas, oil, propane, and electricity. Choose a fuel type that is readily available and cost-effective in your area.
  3. Boiler Efficiency:
    • Look for a boiler with a low energy rating which will result in lower operating costs.
  4. Boiler Size:
    • Ensure that the boiler’s output capacity matches the heating needs of your home. A boiler that is too small may struggle to heat your home adequately, while one that is too large may be inefficient and use excess gas.
  5. Type of Boiler:
    • There are three main types of boilers: combi boilers, system boilers, and conventional boilers.
      • Combi boilers provide both heating and hot water on demand and are suitable for smaller homes.
      • System boilers have a separate hot water storage cylinder but don’t require a water tank in the loft.
      • Conventional boilers (also known as regular or traditional boilers) have a hot water storage tank and a separate cold water tank.
  6. Brand and Model:
    • Research reputable boiler brands and models. Look for customer reviews and ratings to gauge reliability and performance.
  7. Installation and Maintenance:
    • Consider the cost and ease of installation. Some boilers may require more complex installations, impacting the overall cost.
    • Check for the availability of local technicians who can install and service the chosen boiler.
  8. Warranty:
    • Look for a boiler with a good warranty. This can provide peace of mind and protection in case of malfunctions.
  9. Energy-Efficiency Programs:
    • Check if there are any energy-efficiency programs, rebates, or incentives available in your area for installing a high-efficiency boiler.
  10. Budget:
    • Determine your budget for the purchase and installation of the boiler. While it’s essential to consider upfront costs, also factor in long-term energy savings.
  11. Professional Advice:
    • Consult with a qualified heating engineer or HVAC professional. They can assess your specific needs and recommend the most suitable boiler for your home.

For a free boiler quotation please call Ace Energy in Bath on 01225 729005. We are currently offering a 12 year guarantee with the LIFE/STYLE Worcester Bosch 8000 model.

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