If you are willing a
convert your system boiler into a combi unit, then this is going to be no less
then a walk into the unknown especially when you have never been a parent to a
combination unit. But before heading onto that, you should have a clear
understanding of what a combi boiler actually is?
Combination boiler or
combi boilers come being one of the most common types of boilers used in UK for
a reason. Unlike the system and conventional units, the combination boilers are
designed to be an all in one unit which produces hot water for taps and central
heating in order to cut down the use of storage tanks or cylinders, thus
occupying the least space required to house the boiler. Additionally on a
comparison, the installations are much easier and faster than any other boiler
unit. The Combi boilers are one of the most popular choices for keeping homes
warm in winters.
The boilers are
designed to operate using the water directly from the main supply that results
in stronger water pressure and ensures that you would never be lacking on hot
water again. The modern highly efficient units come, being a stainless steel
condensing boiler with an inbuilt heat exchanger that operates in order to
serve the customers with hot water immediately.
There are two main
reasons behind the combi boilers great and powerful efficiency i.e. these units
have high operating efficiency and low internal water volume. This means when
in summer days you don’t need space heating you are only paying to heat water
which is domestically required.
Why change to a combi boiler?
Changing yourself into
a combi compact unit that is far more efficient than others can cater you with
a list of benefits that strongly reason you as to why you should convert your
system into combination unit. Let’s have a quick look.
- Highly energy
efficient for modern condensing combi boilers
- A compact
solution to cut down the use of any cylinder
or storage tanks
- More room to air
- In most of the
cases, combi boilers are proven to be highly efficient as compared with the
technologies can probably increase the efficiency rating of the modern combi
boilers over 90%.
- Flagship models
from the top UK boiler brands are found to be 92% to 94% efficient.
- A perfect
central heating solution for small homes and flats.
- Combi boilers
operate to produce heating and hot water on demand.
- Storage combi
boilers come being available for larger properties with two or more than two
- Compact combi
boilers are designed to deliberately fit inside a standard size kitchen
let us step on to the implementation stage that is how to convert system boiler
How to convert system boiler to combi
- Drain Existing
Heating & Hot Water System.
- Remove Old
- Remove Existing
Thermostat and Controls [If Required].
- If you’re
switching from Open Vent to Combi, remove cylinders and attic tanks.
- Convert Heating
System to Combi. Upgrade the Gas Run to 22mm.
- Install the New
- Perform a
Chemical/Power Flush on the Entire Heating System.
- Install the
- Install Smart
- Configure Smart
Thermostats to work with the new boiler.
- Register to the
Extended Warranty service if provided any.
- Hand Over &
Induction on Boiler, Controls and Best Usage.
with this you are done with converting your system boiler to combi.
Conversion to Combi can sometimes add an extra day)