A boiler is a heating system that uses water heated by a fuel source to circulate through pipes or radiators to provide warmth and hot water.
What is a Boiler?
A boiler is a heating system that utilizes water or steam to generate warmth. It functions by heating water through a fuel source, typically natural gas, oil, or electricity, and then circulating the heated water or steam through pipes or radiators. Boilers are essential for providing warmth and hot water in residential homes and commercial buildings.
What Does A Boiler Do?
Different Types of Boilers
Combine the functions of a central heating boiler and a water heater in one unit, offering hot water on demand without the need for a separate cylinder.
Energy Efficiency: Offers industry-leading energy performance with up to 95% AFUE compared to conventional boilers.
Energy Star Certification: Ensures high energy efficiency standards, certified by Energy Star.
Ease of Use: Intuitive and user-friendly controls enhance usability.
Longer Lifespan: Provides a longer lifespan compared to traditional floor-standing boilers.
Space Efficiency: Occupies approximately 80% less space than conventional floor-standing boilers.
Property Value Enhancement: Enhances property resale value due to its advanced energy-efficient features.
Versatile Application: Suited for both replacement installations and new construction projects.
Traditional Heating: Provides reliable heating using a traditional combustion process.
Cost Consideration: Typically less expensive upfront compared to condensing boilers.
Suitability for Older Homes: Suitable for systems where the flue gas can't be routed to the exterior, which is common in older homes.
Efficiency Comparison: Generally operates at lower efficiency compared to condensing models.
Space Requirement: Tends to require more space due to the need for a larger storage tank and the nature of its design.
Compliance and Standards: Might not meet the latest energy efficiency standards compared to condensing boilers.
Conventional Boilers VS Condensing
Why Upgrade Your System
Energy Efficiency and Environmental Impact
Condensing technology conserves energy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
Wall-mounted boilers take up less space than traditional floor-standing boilers, offering a small footprint.
Remote Control and Connectivity
The optional Wi-Fi control system provides remote access to boilers from anywhere in the world using a smartphone.
Low exhaust gas temperatures allow the use of cost-effective PVC, CPVC, ULC S363, PP, and SS materials, reducing installation time and costs
Low Noise Operation
These boilers operate quietly, allowing installations in or near living spaces like media rooms or recreation areas.
Precision Temperature Control
The sophisticated gas flow control system enhances temperature control for domestic hot water while reducing energy waste and excessive cycling
We check for leaks, corrosion, or any signs of wear and tear. Inspect pressure levels, safety valves, and the overall condition of the boiler.
We perform regular cleaning of boilers, including burners and heat exchangers, to maintain efficiency and prevent issues caused by debris buildup.
Testing and Calibration:
Safety control tests and calibration for proper function, including safety valves, pressure switches, and temperature controls.
Yearly professional servicing by our qualified technician's ensures comprehensive checks, cleaning, and adjustments for efficient and safe boiler operation.
What's The Maintenance Needed?
The Answers You Need
Yes, Massachusetts offers various rebates and incentives for upgrading to energy-efficient boilers. Replacing your old boiler with a high-efficiency model can make you eligible for rebates through programs like Mass Save.
Can I replace my old boiler with a new high-efficiency model and qualify for rebates in Massachusetts?
Boilers in Massachusetts often use natural gas, oil, or propane as fuel sources. The choice of fuel depends on various factors, including availability, cost, and environmental considerations.
What type of fuel is commonly used in boilers in Massachusetts?
Boilers and furnaces serve distinct heating purposes. Boilers distribute heat through radiators or underfloor systems, providing even warmth. Furnaces use ductwork to circulate heated air. The choice depends on your homes heating system, our team can best assist you in determining which is best for you.