Boiler using a LOT of gas

Postby TMeister » Wed Feb 17, 2010 4:58 pm

I have just moved into a new house and had my first gas bill. I nearly fell over. I am using about 26 units of gas a day. I have turned the boiler off and the dials on the meter are stationary. Once I turn the bolier on, the numbers fly around.

We only have the heating on whilst we are in during the day (about 5 or six hours) and the hot water heats for an hour per day.

I have an Ariston 28 RFFI boiler. This boiler is not a combi boiler, but it does heat the water in our tank (through a coil?).

Can anyone think of what the problem might be? Does this sound terminal or can it be as simple as 'turning down' the gas?
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Postby htg engineer » Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:50 am

You need an RGI to check the appliance, and gas-rate the boiler.

Get an RGI to carry out an annual gas service.

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