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How a new boiler can save you money

If you are shocked by the cost of your monthly energy bill, you need to look into how a new boiler can save you money.

A more energy efficient boiler that is easier to maintain is one of the best ways to save a significant amount of money. Many people assume that a new boiler costs them money overall because they can be quite expensive. The reality is a new boiler can save you money as long as it is correctly installed by a professional heating engineer.

The difference in efficiency between old and new boilers is huge. An old boiler has to work so much harder to heat your home, which leads to increased energy bills. Like many other household appliances, boilers have an energy rating from A to G. Old boilers tend to have an efficiency rating of G, while a modern combi-boiler will have an A rating. In fact, by law, all new boilers manufactured and installed in England must be at least 92% efficient. This increased efficiency means you could save over £300 if you upgrade from a G-rated boiler to an A-rated one.

There are alternatives to installing a new boiler, like improving insulation, for example. However, if you want to insulate your whole house, that won’t come cheap and you will still be losing a lot of money because your boiler isn’t efficient. On top of that, you should consider the repair costs of an old boiler that is likely to break down a lot.

Now you know how a new boiler can save you money, you can make an informed decision about whether it’s time to upgrade. Just make sure that you have your new boiler installed by a professional if you do decide to replace it.