What is a System Boiler

A system boiler heats your central heating system directly and produces hot water for your cylinder. An example of a central heating and hot water system layout using a system boiler with an open-vented hot water cylinder: An example of a central heating and hot water system layout using a system boiler with a pressurised unvented hot … [Read more...]

What is a Regular Boiler

Regular boilers (also known as ‘conventional’ boilers) heat your central heating system directly and produce hot water for your cylinder. If you are replacing an older model of boiler, the chances are that you will have a regular (also known as ‘conventional’) boiler. A typical regular boiler system incorporates a boiler, extended controls, a … [Read more...]

What is a Condensing Boiler?

The term ‘condensing boiler’ refers to the fact that the boilers produce condense from time to time. Condensing boilers use heat from exhaust gases that would normally be released into the atmosphere through the flue. To use this latent heat, the water vapour from the exhaust gas is turned into liquid condensate. In order to make the most of … [Read more...]

What is a Combi Boiler?

A combi boiler provides heating and hot water directly from the boiler. Here’s an example of a central heating and hot water system layout using a combi boiler: A combi (or combination) boiler is an ingenious space-saving idea, and an increasingly popular choice in UK homes. In fact, combis now account for well over half of all the new … [Read more...]