What is a Condensing Boiler?
Condensing boilers are a type of high-efficiency heating system used for space and water heating. They are so named because they condense the water vapor produced during the combustion process back into liquid form, which allows the boilers to extract more heat from the same amount of fuel. This makes them significantly more energy-efficient than traditional boilers.
Condensing boilers work by capturing the heat that would normally be lost through the flue in a traditional boiler. This heat is used to preheat the incoming cold water, which means that less energy is required to heat the water to the desired temperature. The condensation process also results in a reduction of the amount of carbon dioxide and other pollutants released into the atmosphere.
Condensing boilers are available in a variety of sizes and configurations to meet the needs of different types of buildings, from small homes to large commercial buildings and though they’re typically more expensive than traditional boilers, the increased efficiency can result in significant energy savings over time.
Not only that but, many countries offer financial incentives to encourage the use of high-efficiency heating systems, which can offset some of the upfront costs.