Conventional boilers, also known as heat only boilers, regular boilers or traditional boilers are best suited to homes where a traditional heating and hot water system is already in place.
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A conventional boiler is the oldest type of boiler that most plumbing and heating engineers continue to work on.
Unlike a combi or system boiler, a heat only boiler requires an additional cold water storage tank in the loft which feeds the hot water cylinder. They are suitable for properties where hot water demand is high.
Conventional boilers rely on a number of components to run including the boiler itself, a vented hot water cylinder, a cold water storage tank and an additional hot water tank.
The boiler works by heating water using a heat exchanger which is fed through from the cold water storage tank, this is then transported to the hot water cylinder for use, offering hot water on demand to multiple sources.
There is also an additional hot water tank in the loft which is used to regulate the water in the system and store and excess hot water.
Despite being a traditional method of heating, conventional boilers still offer a number of benefits to homeowners including:
At Gas Safe, we are experienced in the installation, repair and ongoing servicing of all types of gas boiler: