Selecting a New Boiler: With Denver’s Best Heating and AC Repair

At Denver’s Best Heating and AC Repair, we know investing in a new heating and cooling system is a major purpose. Some of our customers debate whether they should rely on a boiler or furnace for their home. It is important to know how boilers and furnaces differ, because they function differently. Boilers use hot water to heat your home or business, while furnaces heat your home through ductwork or a blower motor. As a homeowner it’s important to understand how various heating systems function so you can choose the best appliance for your home. Some of our customers prefer boilers over furnaces because they can be less maintenance and can provide a more consistent temperature.  In this blog, we will share three things to know before purchasing a new boiler.

Ask a Professional

Before purchasing a new appliance, such as a boiler, it’s important to consult with  professionals. Our professionals at, Denver’s Best Heating and AC Repair, are all certified technicians that provide reliable advice. We offer free quotes that will provide you with ample, necessary information before investing in a boiler. Professionals are able to provide well guided, informed opinions. Understand what boiler will work best for your home and why. When you consult with a professional you can learn what type of boiler will fit your home best.

Choosing the Right Size

The size of your property will hugely influence the size of your boiler. It is also important to consider how much hot water your household or company demands. Before purchasing a new boiler measure your home and consider your hot water needs. Our Denver’s Best Heating and AC Repair team, will happily do this for you. Property varies exponentially in size and style making it important for a heating engineer to determine the right size of boiler for your home.

What Type of Boiler

Similar to the size of your boiler, the type of boiler you purchase will depend on your property and hot water needs.  You have several types of boilers you can choose from: combination boiler, system boiler, and heat-only boiler. Although, most professionals recommend a combination boiler for residential homes.

  • Combination Boiler

Combination boilers area great for residences because they provide heat for central heating and heat water instantly. With a combination boiler there are no tanks or storage cylinder, which generally makes the water pressure great. While combination boilers are often recommended to homeowners they do not function well when two showers are running at the same time in the same home. This is important to consider. 

  • System Boiler

System boilers are typically easier to install because they are built into a system, which means  installation is often faster and more efficient. However, if there is a problem with your system boiler it is more likely to impact your entire water system. Also, with a system boiler hot water is pumped through the heating system to the radiation and hot water cylinder making it a more economical option. The system boiler does not depend on a feed and expansion cistern.

  • Heat-Only Boiler

Heat-only boilers are also known as conventional boilers. This is a great option for people who already own a small expansion tank and large cold water storage cistern. Heat-only boilers are typically installed on an open vented system, typically in homes.

Before purchasing a new boiler for your home contact Denver’s Best Heating and AC Repair. We maintain an A+ rating from the BBB (Better Business Bureau). We are dedicated to providing quality service at an affordable price. Please, feel free to give us a call at: 303-327-9208. We look forward to hearing from you.

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