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ATAG iC versus ATAG iC Economiser Plus

ATAG logo and vans.ATAG iC versus ATAG iC Economiser Plus…

What is it with boiler manufacturers that they must pick such similar names for their boilers? Usually involving a weird combination of numbers and letters – particularly the letter ‘i’?!

If you’re looking for a new boiler; but you’re getting your Green iQs mixed up with your iCs and iRs; we’re not surprised – but don’t worry, we’re here to help!

We often get asked about the differences between the similar sounding ATAG iC and the ATAG iC Economiser. So in today’s blog we’ll walk you through the key differences between the two.

Who is ATAG?

First off, let’s start with the manufacturer.

We’re proud to be ATAG Selected Partners. Because although they’re perhaps not as well known amongst consumers as Worcester Bosch; ATAG is a manufacturer that you can trust.

ATAG has been designing and manufacturing boilers for almost 70 years in many countries around the world.

They’ve combined the strict engineering standards of different countries; to develop their ‘i’ range of ATAG boilers – which we’re looking at today.

This range is touted as being the most energy efficient boilers in Europe; with the lowest NOx emissions meaning that they’re better for the planet (and your wallet!)

ATAG boilers are renowned for their outstanding engineering, reliability, and energy efficiency. They use the highest quality stainless steel and brass components – and boy, do they stand the test of time!

Their revolutionary iCon heat exchanger maintains 98% of its original efficiency levels throughout its lifetime. And comes with a lifetime guarantee.

ATAG have such faith in their boilers; that they come with the longest warranties on the market, of up to fourteen years.

All of this means that if you choose an ATAG boiler; you can be pretty sure that you’ll still have a reliable boiler in over a decade’s time.

You should check out our related blog: Why choose an ATAG boiler?

Is an ATAG combi boiler right for you?

Both the iC and the iC Economiser are combi boilers.

So, before we dive into the differences between the two, you should double check that it’s a combi you’re after.

And regardless of what type of boiler you have now, you should consider all of the options. Because chances are the boiler that came with your house; or the one you chose ten years or so ago; no longer suits!

The three types of boilers

Three houses with different heating systems.We won’t go into detail about the differences between the three types of boiler here; we’ve got other blogs for that.

But briefly… the three types of boiler are:

  1. Heat-only or ‘conventional’ boilers;
  2. System boilers; and
  3. Combination or ‘combi boilers.

As the name suggests; a ‘conventional’ or heat-only boiler is often thought of as the traditional way of heating a home.

Heat-only boilers provide both heating and hot-water with the use of an additional cold-water tank and hot-water cylinder.

They can supply hot water to multiple outlets at the same time. And are a good choice for homes with multiple bathrooms.

System boilers are also a good choice for larger families with a greater demand for hot water. Because similarly to the heat-only boiler, they store hot water in a cylinder. Unlike the heat-only though, they don’t have an additional cold-water tank.

You can read about the pros and cons of heat only boilers and system boilers here.

Combi boilers

Diagram of a combi boilerCombi boilers are the most popular type of boiler currently sold in the UK.

They’re a much more compact option than the other two types of boiler. Everything they need to heat your home and hot water is ‘combined’ (hence the name) in one single unit.

They don’t need additional water tanks or cylinders.

Instead, combis heat water directly from the mains when you turn on a hot tap. The fact that they heat water instantaneously on demand means that you’ll never run out of hot water.

Read about their pros and cons here.

ATAG iC Combi boiler

So, what does the ATAG iC combi boiler have to offer then? Let’s look at the key features:

The ATAG iC is available in four sizes

The ATAG iC is available in four different power outputs: 24kW, 28kW, 36kW and 40kW.

This means that there will be an option to suit your home and lifestyle.

But don’t worry about knowing what size you need; we’ll work that out for you after conducting a whole house heat loss calculation during your free survey.

The ATAG iC is energy efficient

The ATAG iC is A-rated for energy efficiency.

Adding an ATAG ONE or TADO V3+ internet-connected Smart controller can further boost your heating system efficiency; to an impressive 98% (also known as A+).

According to The Energy Saving Trust; if you were to replace an old G rated boiler with an A rated one (like the iC); you could save up to £320 on your gas bills each year.

The ATAG iC has built-in weather compensation

A diagram of weather compensation.The iC has a built-in weather compensator.

Weather compensation is an energy efficiency device that monitors both the temperature inside your home; and the temperature outside; and adjusts your boiler’s operation accordingly.

Weather compensation is one of the four energy saving options for combi boilers under the Boiler Plus regulations.

This allows your boiler to reduce water temperatures, which increases efficiency without compromising your comfort.

The ATAG iC is compact

The iC combi is a compact, high performance, intelligent boiler. It measures: h700 x w440 x d366 (mm).

It is also available in a 275 mm (deep) model; in case you want to place it inside a kitchen cupboard. So, it could be a good option if you’re short on space.

The ATAG iC is quiet

A woman with a finger on her lips.When in operation, the iC is one of the quietest boilers you can buy thanks to its bottom-up modulation.

The ATAG iC is user friendly

With simple to use controls, including a separate hot water thermostat for added safety, the iC is extremely user friendly. It features an LCD display which shows detailed fault codes; so should anything go wrong, you’ll be able to see what the issue is quickly. 

The ATAG iC is compatible with smart controls

An ATAG boiler with a speech bubble.The ATAG iC range is fully compatible with third party controls such as Nest and Honeywell. In addition to the ATAG ONE Zone or Tado V3+ Smart controller.

Smart controls can often connect to the internet and can be controlled remotely through your tablet or smartphone.

This means that you’ll have much greater control over your heating, from wherever you are, at any time of day.

There are a huge variety of options available with smart controls, such as zoning, geo-fencing and intelligent learning systems.

This gives you smarter control of your heating; remote access; and the promise from manufacturers of energy savings of between 20-30%.

Another brilliant thing about opting for an ATAG boiler, is that unlike most other brands, ATAG boilers have opentherm technology.

This means that ATAG boilers can communicate more efficiently with third party controls. And can further increase the efficiency of your heating system.

The ATAG iC comes with a guarantee of up to 14 years

ATAG iC boiler.Since The Heating People are ATAG Selected Partners; we can offer a guarantee of up to 14 years on this boiler, including all parts and labour.

And as we mentioned earlier, the iCon heat exchanger comes with a lifetime guarantee.

Remember that you’ll need to have your boiler serviced annually by a Gas Safe engineer to maintain its guarantee.

 

How is the iC different to the iC Economiser Plus?

An ATAG Economiser Plus.The iC Economiser Plus is described as ‘the future of combi boilers’ by ATAG and it’s their most popular boiler.

This is perhaps unsurprising because it has all the great features of the iC and then some!

The Economiser is one of our favourite combi boilers because it has an in-built flue gas heat recovery system (FGHRS).

This makes the boiler more efficient. Because it captures and recycles the heat that you usually lose through the flue to preheat your incoming mains water.

And the amount saved is not to be sniffed at either.

Independent tests presented to the Government concluded that if half a million FGHRS were installed in homes; 56,209,150m3 of gas would be saved and 114,734,118kg of carbon dioxide emissions saved!

So having built-in FGHRS will cost you less to run, as well as helping the planet. But not only that, it makes the Economiser automatically compliant with the Boiler Plus legislation.

You won’t need to add an additional energy saving device, because it comes with one!

And just like the iC, the Economiser also comes with built-in weather compensation. ATAG really is at the forefront when it comes to energy efficiency.

The Economiser is available in three sizes (rather than the four available in the iC range):  The iC Economiser 27 Plus; iC Economiser 35 Plus; and the iC Economiser 39 Plus.

It’s just as compact as the iC, and is also available in a 275 mm (deep) model, in case you want to put it in a kitchen cupboard. 

How much do these ATAG boilers cost?

The iC range of boilers start from approximately £1950. The iC Economiser is ATAG’s premium boiler due to its increased efficiency and built-in FGHRS. It costs approximately £2,200.

Final thoughts?

Both the iC and the iC Economiser Plus are great combi boilers that feature unrivalled engineering; excellent energy efficiency; and reliability.

Both boilers come with a hefty guarantee for your peace of mind.

The only real differences between the two are that the iC is available in a slightly smaller model than the Economiser. 24kW as opposed to 27kW and doesn’t have FGHRS.

For us, the Economiser is the better choice, but of course a premium boiler comes with a premium price-tag. So it may well be price that’s the deciding factor between these two.

For tailored advice on your options, call us today to book your free survey.

Useful Links:

ATAG Heating combi boilers

Trust Pilot reviews of ATAG heating

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Why choose an ATAG boiler?

With so many different boiler manufacturers available; each offering their own large range of models, choosing a boiler can be a daunting task.

And it’s not like you can just pop into a shop and pick one up off the shelf. You have to rely on the recommendations of heating engineers; who may have been incentivised to recommend certain manufacturers.

Rest assured, that here at The Heating People, we don’t receive any financial incentives to recommend brands.

And although we’re accredited installers of lots of different manufacturers, we’re not tied to any one of them.

So, you’ll always get our honest, expert advice on what’s right for you and your family.

Today we want to look at ATAG. Because they’re a bit of a dark horse in the UK domestic market, but in our view, they shouldn’t be!

We’re proud to be ATAG Selected Partners, for the reasons we’ll walk you through below. And hopefully, if you’ve not yet considered an ATAG boiler yet – this will give you some food for thought.

You might like our related blog: 6 Top tips for buying a new boiler.

How important is the brand of boiler?

ATAG iC boiler.We often get asked: ‘which brand is best?’ by people looking for a new boiler.

This is totally understandable; because a boiler is a big investment, and not the sort of purchase you make every day.

People will often seek out the big brands when it comes to buying mobile phones and other gadgets. And want to know whether this is a tactic they should use when getting a new boiler.

But just as there’s no ‘one-size-fits-all’ boiler for everybody, there’s no ‘right’ boiler brand either.

Each brand (and individual model within the brand) has their own pros and cons; which need to be weighed up for your needs.

But it’s definitely a good idea to do a bit of research; so that you can make an informed choice.

After all, your boiler will be the hardest working appliance in your home for at least the next decade!

Who are ATAG?

An ATAG boiler with a 14 year guarantee badge.First off, let’s start with the manufacturer.

What you’ll notice when you research ATAG boilers; is that they’re much lower-key compared to some of the other well-known brands, such as Worcester Bosch; but don’t let that put you off!

ATAG is a manufacturer that you can trust.

We’re proud to be ATAG Selected Partners because their boilers are renowned for their outstanding engineering, reliability, and energy efficiency.

They use the highest quality stainless steel and brass components – and boy, do they stand the test of time!

ATAG isn’t a new brand either. They’ve been designing and manufacturing boilers for almost 70 years.

They’ve combined the strict engineering standards from the many countries that they operate in. And design boilers that they call: ‘the most efficient in Europe’ or their i range of boilers.

If you’re looking for engineering excellence and energy efficiency that’s built to last, you should be considering ATAG.

Why should you consider an ATAG boiler?

Let’s look at some of the other reasons why an ATAG boiler is a great choice:

1.    Safety first

One of the (many) reasons that we love ATAG; is the fact that they’re helping to raise the standard of boiler installations in the UK.

ATAG insists that their boilers are installed and commissioned to the highest standard. So you’ll derive the maximum benefits from your new boiler.

They do this by only supplying their boilers to a hand-picked network of legally qualified Gas Safe registered installers; known as ATAG Selected Partners.

This means that when you opt for an ATAG boiler; it can only be installed by an engineer who is legally qualified to work on gas. And it will be commissioned in such a way that you get the best out of it.

2.    Built to last

We’ve mentioned it already, but ATAG boilers stand the test of time. ATAG boilers are precision engineered in Holland and they don’t skimp on the materials.

ATAG uses the highest quality stainless steel and brass components, whereas lots of other manufacturers have boilers full of plastic.

It would be remiss of us to fail to mention ATAG’s revolutionary iCon heat exchanger here.

The heat exchanger is a vital component in all boiler. And ATAG’s patented design is manufactured from high grade stainless steel by ATAG themselves.

It has unrivalled performance and, uniquely, maintains 98% of its original efficiency levels throughout its lifetime. They’re so confident in it, it’s got a lifetime guarantee!

It’s so good, the Energy Saving Trust has given ATAG its ‘Endorsed Product’ status.

3.    14-year guarantees

The fact that ATAG boilers are built to last; means that they come with hefty guarantees of up to 14 years. This covers all aspects of the boiler, so should anything go wrong, it will be repaired free of charge.

But remember that you’ll need to have your boiler serviced every year; to maintain its guarantee; whichever manufacturer you go with.

4.    Highly rated by customers

Customers who choose ATAG rate them extremely highly. If you look at Trustpilot, you won’t find better reviews!

5.    Large product range

ATAG has a large range of boilers, to suit different homes and lifestyles.

And if you’re short on space, ATAG offers compact sized combis which can fit inside a kitchen cupboard.

Their i series of boilers are available in:

  • iC Economiser combi boilers;
  • iC combi boilers;
  • iS system boilers;
  • iR regular boilers.

ATAG’s premium boiler (and one of our personal favourites) is the iC Economiser Plus.

It has an in-built flue gas heat recovery system (FGHRS). This makes the boiler more efficient; because it captures and recycles the heat that you usually lose through the flue to preheat your incoming mains water.

But with a premium boiler, comes a premium price tag. If this one isn’t quite within your budget; the iC is still a fantastic choice (despite not having FGHRS), and also comes in smaller sizes.

But don’t worry if you’re not sure what type of boiler you’re after. The Heating People are specialists in finding the perfect boiler for your needs.

6.    Energy efficient

ATAG really has gone the extra mile when it comes to energy efficiency. They have the most efficient boilers in Europe, which have the lowest NOx emissions.

Efficient boilers are a must because they cost you less on your energy bills, and are kinder to the environment.

All ATAG boilers are A-rated for energy efficiency. And adding an ATAG ONE or TADO V3+ internet-connected smart controller; can further boost your heating system efficiency; to an impressive 98% (also known as A+).

ATAG boilers also have OpenTherm technology (more on this later). This means that they offer increased energy efficiency when paired with third party controls.

ATAG really is beating the competition when it comes to energy efficiency; because they also offer weather compensation as standard. And built-in FGHR (flue gas heat recovery) on some models…

7.    Weather compensation as standard

So, we’ve mentioned that ATAG offers weather compensation as standard, but what is it?

Weather compensation is an energy efficiency device approved under the Boiler Plus Regulations. It monitors both the temperature inside your home, and the temperature outside, and adjusts your boiler’s operation accordingly.

Thee outside temperature matters; because the speed at which heat is lost from your home changes depending on the temperature outside.

Weather compensation tells the boiler to alter the temperature of the radiators; to match the extra heat loss caused by a cold day. Leading to a more comfortable and consistent environment.

This saves energy because it wont generate more energy than you need.

8.    Built-in FGHRS

Cycling arrows.We absolutely love the ATAG iC Economiser Plus. It’s described by ATAG as: ‘the combi boiler of the future’; because it has an in-built flue gas heat recovery system (FGHRS).

This makes the boiler more efficient. Because it captures and recycles the heat that you usually lose through the flue to preheat your incoming mains water.

It’s great that it’s built-in because it would otherwise be a very expensive and bulky add-on to your boiler.

It also means that the Economiser is automatically compliant with Boiler Plus Regulations.

Having this feature could save you a significant amount of money on your energy bills. Prior to the Boiler Plus legislation being passed; independent tests presented to the Government concluded that if half a million FGHRS were installed in homes; 56,209,150m3 of gas would be saved; and 114,734,118kg of carbon dioxide emissions saved!

So having built-in FGHRS will cost you less to run, as well as helping the planet.

9.    OpenTherm technology

An ATAG boiler with a speech bubble.Another special thing about ATAG boilers is that they have OpenTherm technology. This isn’t offered by most of the competition.

This means that they can communicate more effectively and efficiently with third party heating controls.

Whilst boilers from other manufacturers will still connect to third party controls; they use a basic ON/OFF control. This is a simple one-way communication that isn’t very efficient because there’s no temperature feedback to the boiler.

But when an OpenTherm compatible boiler, such as an ATAG; is paired with an OpenTherm compatible control such as Honeywell; there’s two-way communication taking place. And the boiler’s water temperature will be continuously adjusted.

This increases the efficiency of the heating system. It also reduces boiler cycling, and all the problems associated with it.  

To find out how smart heating saves money, read our related blog here.

How much do ATAG boilers cost?

The iC range of boilers start from approximately £1950.

The iC Economiser is ATAG’s premium boiler due to its increased efficiency, and built-in FGHRS. And there’s a price attached to that. It costs approximately £2,200.

We hope that you’ve found this guide useful.

To find out whether an ATAG is right for you, call us today to book your free survey.

Final thoughts…

We hope you’ve found this article helpful. You might also like to check out our related blog: The best combi boiler 2022.

 

Useful Links:

Atag heating blog

Energy Saving Trust article on the ATAG iC combi boiler

Government factsheet on Boiler Plus

Government report – Boiler Plus

Trust Pilot reviews of ATAG

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How long should a boiler last?

Your boiler is the heart of your home, keeping you and your family warm and safe – hopefully for a very long time.

If you’ve just invested in a new boiler, you shouldn’t have to worry about replacing it for many years. Most modern boilers last between 10 to 15 years on average.

But unfortunately, boilers don’t last forever. If yours is in it’s golden years, it may be time to consider a replacement. You might like our related blog: 6 signs that you need a new boiler.

Older boilers, especially those installed more than 10 years ago, pre-date the Boiler Plus regulations and are far less efficient than modern ones.

Some old boilers were only 70% efficient when bought new. And energy efficiency can also deteriorate further with age.

Just imagine the sky-rocketing energy bills of a G-rated 70% efficient boiler fifteen years down the line!

And there are plenty of these old inefficient boilers still out there. The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council estimate that there are 4 million of what they describe as ‘Zombie boilers’ lurking around UK homes, getting in the way of our journey to decarbonisation.

So, if you suspect that your boiler is a zombie, or you want to know how to extend the lifespan of your new one – then this blog’s for you!

In this guide we’re going to look at how much life you can expect to get out of your boiler, signs it might be time for a replacement, and how to extend the lifespan of your new one.

What is the life expectancy of a boiler?

This is a very common question. But precisely how long you can expect your boiler to last for, will depend on several factors.

Boilers vary in their quality, and how you use and look after them will also make a difference.

But on average, modern boilers typically last between 10-15 years. After all, they’re complicated and hard-working appliances that are made up of numerous component parts that will eventually wear out.

All that heating and cooling, expanding and contracting would take its toll on anybody! 

How to extend your boiler’s lifespan

Since boilers are a substantial financial investment, you’ll want to look after yours, so that it stays in good condition for as long as possible. 

Follow our tips on how to do this:

1.    Extend your boiler’s lifespan by using expert engineers

The first crucial step to optimising your heating system and getting your boiler to last, is to always choose Gas Safe registered, expert engineers to install and service your boiler.

Remember that your boiler will only be as good as the engineer who installed it.

And unfortunately, not all installers are created equal!

There’s a vast skills and knowledge gap within the heating industry. The Heating Hub says that:

‘99% of installers do not understand how condensing gas boilers work and therefore cannot set them up to run as they were designed to.’

Clearly, there’s little point in spending lots of money on an all-singing-and-dancing new boiler, and then having it thrown on the wall by someone who doesn’t know (or care about) what he’s doing. You’ll just be wasting your money.

You need an expert to service your boiler too – the last thing you want is for shoddy workmanship to cause damage.

Rest assured that here at The Heating People, our engineers are Gas Safe registered and are proud to be Heat Geek Accredited, so that you know that we’re passionate about optimising your heating system.

2.    Extend your boiler’s lifespan by choosing a reliable and efficient model

An ATAG boiler with a 14 year guarantee badge.Although boilers might all look very similar, don’t be fooled – not all boilers are the same! Boilers vary greatly depending on the manufacturer, and the model you’re looking at.

As with all things, boilers vary in quality. Be cautious about opting for the cheapest model on the market, because if you buy cheap, you might end up buying twice!

Whilst the initial cost might be cheaper,  it may ultimately end up costing you more in the long run.

A low-quality boiler is likely to have a much shorter life span than a high quality one. This means you’ll have to replace it sooner, and you might be facing lots of repair costs, or paying excessive energy bills on your ‘bargain’.

Rather than shopping by price, you need to choose a boiler that’s reliable and efficient. And if you’ve chosen an expert engineer to do your installation, they’ll be able to give you advice on your best options.

The Heating People aren’t tied to any one manufacturer, we can work with all of them. But we have our favourites! We’re proud to be:

  • Worcester Bosch Accredited Installers
  • Vaillant Advance Installers
  • ATAG Selected partners
  • Viessmann Trained Installers

Each of these manufacturers offers outstanding performing boilers that stand the test of time.

3.    Extend your boiler’s lifespan by choosing the correct size

A calculator next to a thermal image.As well as being reliable and efficient, your boiler needs to be suitable for your needs if you want it to last.

If you’ve read our blog: What size boiler do I need? You’ll know that size matters here!

Whilst people often fall into the trap of oversizing their boilers ‘just in case’, bigger isn’t better when it comes to boilers.

An oversized boiler will lead to excessive energy bills, and is likely to suffer from a problem called ‘boiler cycling’. This will put stress on component parts, and will ultimately result in a shorter lifespan.

But undersizing is also a problem because if it isn’t powerful enough to meet your demands for heating and hot water, it will have to work harder. An undersized and overworked boiler is more likely to suffer breakdowns and will likely have a shorter lifespan.

So, just like Goldilocks, you need to find one that’s ‘just right’.

But don’t worry, The Heating people will calculate and recommend the perfect size for your needs after conducting a heat loss calculation for your home, during your free survey. 

4.    Extend your boiler’s lifespan by having it serviced every year

There are many reasons that you should have your boiler serviced every year, one of which is to help extend your boiler’s life.

During your annual service, an engineer will:

  • examine your boiler and ensure that it is still Gas Safe;
  • identify any minor faults that could develop into more serious and expensive ones;
  • clean and maintain the component parts to allow it to run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Remember that to keep your boiler’s guarantee, you’ll need to have your an annual service.

5.    Extend your boiler’s lifespan by addressing potential problems straight away

Prevention is better than cure, so if you notice any potential problems or issues with your heating system, you should deal with them straight away.

Ignoring warning signs is never a good idea. Delaying any required repairs or maintenance (such as a power flush) is likely to result in problems growing into more complicated and expensive ones.

So, if you notice any changes or strange noises, you should consult an engineer as soon as possible for help. 

Should I replace my old, working boiler?

If you’ve been looking after your ten-year-old boiler well, it might have a few more good years left in it.

But in some cases, it can be more economical to replace an aging and inefficient boiler, than to hang onto it.

Here are some of the signs that it might be time to replace your boiler:

  • You inherited the boiler when you purchased the house, and it isn’t meeting your needs;
  • Energy bills have crept up without explanation;
  • Your heating system isn’t working like it used to;
  • Your boiler is breaking down frequently;
  • You’ve spent lots of money on boiler repairs;
  • Your boiler is no longer within its guarantee;
  • It’s hard to find replacement parts for your boiler due to its age;
  • Your boiler is leaking;
  • Your boiler is making strange noises.

The Heating People will examine your old boiler during your free survey and will be able to advise you whether repair or replacement is the better option for you.

You might like our related blog: Your options with a boiler replacement.

What are the benefits of replacing my old boiler?

There are lots of benefits of replacing an old boiler with a new one, including:

Reduced energy bills

efficient boiler

As we mentioned earlier, modern condensing boilers are much more energy efficient than their old non-condensing counterparts.

All new boilers must be ErP A-rated for efficiency. All modern combi boilers must be at least  92% efficient.

This means that for every £1 you spend on heating, only 8% goes to waste. Since heating and hot water makes up around 55% of your energy bill, having an efficient boiler will help you to save money.

Reduced carbon footprint

As well as reducing the money you spend on your energy bills, a more efficient boiler will also reduce your carbon footprint because it has to burn less fuel to do its job.

Reducing our emissions is crucial if we’re to meet our national ambition of achieving net zero by 2050.

More comfortable home

If you’ve been putting up with an aging boiler that’s struggling to meet your needs, you’re bound to feel the benefits that a new, modern boiler can bring to your home. You’ll benefit from improved quality of heating and hot water and can stop squabbling with family members over whose used all the hot water!

Improved technology and control

A woman operating smart heating from her phone.If you’re replacing an old boiler with a much newer one, you’re likely to benefit from having much more control over your heating than you had in the past.

The technology offered by boilers has come a long way in recent years, with some boilers (such as the Worcester Bosch Greenstar 8000 Style) even offering nifty LCD colour touch screens!

Depending on what you have currently, you might find that you have more options with your heating controls too.

If you’ve not used them before, getting a new boiler is the perfect opportunity to add smart controls to your heating system so that you have much greater control over your heating, from wherever you are, at any time of day.

Availability of parts

If your old boiler has been discontinued, finding replacement parts in the event of a breakdown can be tricky, time-consuming, and expensive. With a new boiler, you’ll have the peace of mind that should anything go wrong, finding parts for a repair should be straightforward.

Peace of mind

If your old boiler has been stressing you out with constant faults and breakdowns, you’ll love the peace of mind a new boiler will bring. No more worrying about being left with no heating or hot water!

Manufacturer’s guarantee

A new boiler should work better for longer, and you might benefit from the reassurance of a manufacturer’s guarantee on your new model. This means that should anything go wrong; your repairs will be paid for.

All new boilers installed by The Heating People come with a guarantee of up to 14 years.

How much does a new boiler cost?

A shopping trolley with a boiler in it.The price of replacing a boiler costs less than you might think. It obviously depends on what you are changing from, and what you are changing to. But as a rough guide, at The Heating People a boiler replacement costs between £1800-3000.

Contact The Heating People today to arrange your free quotation.

Final thoughts…

A good boiler that is well looked after should last you for around 10-15 years. But, if your boiler is more than ten years old, it’s a good idea to consider a replacement. This is because the older a boiler is, the more prone to breakdowns and the less efficient it is.

When choosing your new boiler, choose an expert installer that you can trust. The right installer will help you to find the correct boiler for your needs and will have the expertise to keep it ticking over for years to come.

To find out whether it’s time you replaced your old boiler, contact one of our friendly team to book your free survey.

You might like our related blog: 6 top tips for buying a new boiler.

Useful links:

Heating and Hot Water Industry Council – Zombie boilers