It’s Energy Saving Week, so what better time to think about ways of using less energy?
A typical household in the UK spends £1,200 a year on fuel and power, 60% of which is for heating and hot water.
The older your Cv ketel vervangen is, the more inefficient it is likely to be, meaning your fuel bills are a lot higher than they need to be. If your boiler is 15 years old, you should definitely think about upgrading it for a new high efficiency model.
Most new combi boilers are SEDBUK Band ‘A’ rated and could save you up to £312 a year on your gas bill.
The popular choice for the average family home, combi boilers provide a ‘combination’ of central heating as well as hot water, and are the most energy efficient boiler option. They deliver instant hot water when there is a demand, without the need to maintain a permanent store of hot water in a separate cylinder.
Space usually taken up by a hot water cylinder in an airing cupboard is freed-up, and there is no need for a cold water tank in the loft.
To maximise performance, top of the range models have a built-in Seasonality Valve, which automatically adjusts the DHW flow based on the temperature of the incoming main. This prevents the hot water temperature being adversely affected in winter, when the mains water temperature is significantly lower than in spring, summer and autumn.
The control panel is located under a neat hinged flap and is straightforward to use and extremely functional. There are temperature controls for heating and hot water, a pressure gauge and easy-to-understand LED fault indicators.
Most new boilers also come with a 5 year guarantee as standard, with some companies offering to increase that to 7. So with a replacement highly efficient boiler, you can save yourself energy and money, safe in the knowledge that your boiler is as reliable as your 5 or 7 year guarantee claims.