- What are the advantages of natural gas for a boiler?
- How to manage the fumes produced by a natural gas boiler?
Natural gas is very commonly used in boilers, unlike propane for example. Let's take stock of natural gas boilers.
What are the advantages of natural gas for a boiler?
If your home is connected to the natural gas or gas network, the natural gas boiler is a simple and economical solution. First, the price of natural gas is well below that of electricity; moreover natural gas is much less polluting than fuel for example. But what also makes the difference is its efficiency and its energy performance, especially if you choose a natural gas condensing boiler.
In addition, the natural gas boiler offers a great simplicity of use : Only one appliance is needed for heating and hot water. As for maintenance, the natural gas boiler is satisfied with one visit per year, fast and inexpensive.
The quality of heating with a natural gas boiler is incomparable: the heat is soft and spreads evenly in rooms, offering significant comfort.
How to manage the fumes produced by a natural gas boiler?
Whether it is condensing or low temperature, the natural gas boiler produces fumes that must of course be evacuated. Two systems are possible and the choice will depend on the type of installation you have.
Your home has a chimney? If you are installing a low temperature natural gas boiler, you will not need to review your evacuation. However, you will need to pipe the pipe to protect it from the humidity of the fumes. During installation, the installer must ensure that the flue is in good condition and suitable for the boiler.
No chimney but a sucker installed when setting up your previous boiler? You can reuse it, the installer will simply check if it is compatible with your boiler model. The suction cup is also the solution most commonly adopted by installers.