If you’re thinking about replacing or upgrading your gas boiler, it’s important to understand a bit more about the difference between the different types of gas-fired boiler available, here’s our guide to the different types of gas boiler.
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From 6th April 2018, the legislation around heating manufacture and installation in the UK changed, and there were some big changes.
These changes are named Boiler Plus, these changes have been introduced by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and have an impact on boiler manufacturers, installers and homeowners.
Boiler Plus has been introduced to increase the efficiency of homes across the UK by stating that all gas boilers have to meet certain requirements.
The most notable change applies to the minimum performance standard for domestic gas boilers in England, with the efficiency level of all boilers manufactured and installed need to be at least 92% ErP. As well as the minimum level of efficiency, there are some other measures that have to be taken into account too:
Whether you’re an installer or a homeowner, installing a Combi boiler that doesn’t meet the Boiler Plus legislation could see you end up with a hefty fine.
There are three main types of gas-fired boiler to choose from:
Combi Gas Boiler
Conventional Gas Boiler
System Gas Boiler