Having an energy efficient home is something we all want. It’s good for the environment and also helps us to save money on our energy bills.
The biggest culprits of energy usage in your home is your boiler and central heating system and looking into the ways you can become more energy efficient with it will be beneficial for everyone.
Boiler efficiency can decline the older your system is. That means that when your boiler gets to the 10 year mark, you may want to start thinking about replacing it.
If your boiler begins to break down often or you find that you’re having to regularly replace different components, then that’s a sure sign something is wrong. If this is the case, then you may want to think about a boiler replacement.
Increase your boiler efficiency
To help you increase the efficiency of your boiler, there are a number of things you can do:
1. Have a service
Life is busy. So busy in fact that something as important as a boiler service can be easily forgotten. However, it’s crucial if you want to prolong the life of your boiler.
A service from a Gas Safe registered engineer can identify any problems with your system so they can be fixed before they become much more serious.
When you buy a new boiler, you’ll probably get warranty with your purchase. To keep your warranty valid, you’ll more than likely need to have a regular boiler service every year – it’s a good way to make sure your boiler is always in check!
2. Install heating controls/thermostat
To make sure you always have a comfortable home temperature, investing in a room thermostat is a good move. Not only will you be able to change the temperatures of the rooms in your home with the touch of a button, but you’ll also be able to schedule in when your heating comes on, any day of the week.
Say you work during the week, Monday to Friday. You can set the schedule so your heating will come on just before you get out of bed in the mornings and then again around 20 minutes before you return home…
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