Which type of Cental heating????

23 Sep 2007
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United Kingdom

I am looking for some advice. I currently have an old Parkray fire which is somewhat dated.

I am looking to change the heating system, but dont know which would be best??

I can get gas, as the house next door has gas, but I am concerened about the future expense of gas!

I have also head lots about Electric boilers and Underfloor heating, but dont know how effective and economical they are.

However I need some advice on which is best, cheapest to install and potentially cheapest to run long term?

Any help would be great.
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All fossil fuel fired CH is getting more expensive to run. Renewables are expensive to buy and install. Because of the ultra cheap cost of equipment and fitting, mains gas c/w rads still works out cheapest.
Why are you considering electric when there is gas available

gas 3p / kwh

electric 9p / kwh (ish)

no brainer..... put a condensing gas boiler in to run the underfloor heating, this will be a very efficient system as it will be in condensing mode for the u/f heating.

Look at Keston condensing boilers as they have 1 flow temp for u/f htg and 1 flow temp for your HW cylinder.

Forget electric.

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