In the heating market, new generation boilers have emerged. High-performance, they have many advantages and take advantage of old boilers deemed too polluting and less profitable. There are different types. It's up to you to choose the model that will best fit your requirements.
Why equip a new generation boiler?
The life of a boiler is on average 15 years and if yours still works very well, you certainly do not see the need to change. Be aware, however, that getting a new generation boiler now can be a smart choice.
The performance of a boiler depends mainly on its overall efficiency in the year, that is to say the heat returned compared to the energy consumed by the burner. Yes old boilers have a performance of 75%, new generation boilers have a yield greater than 90% or even more than 100% depending on the model.
Also know that the higher the yield, the less the boiler pollutes. A new generation boiler will emit twice as much CO2 as an old model. The new generation boilers also offer the advantage of offering you a comfort à la carte thanks to the electronic control system. You can adapt the power supplied to your heating needs. If the temperatures drop or if you are at home only in the evening, it may be interesting to be able to regulate the temperature.
What is a new generation boiler?
New generation boilers come in two forms: condensing boilers or low-temperature boilers. They can work with gas, fuel oil or pellets. Thanks to its two new technologies, boilers produce more heat while consuming less and emitting less CO2.
Condensing or low temperature gas boilers are ideal when you live in the city because gas is available. The installation is simple and you will have no storage problem unlike fuel oil or wood. Oil boilers require a place to store it and have the advantage of self-feeding. Wood pellet boilers are very expensive to buy but they are very efficient and also very ecological. However, it is essential to have enough space to store the pellets and it is necessary to supply the boiler every 24 hours.