oil or gas?

Postby Kevschofield » Tue May 15, 2007 1:40 pm

Can anyone help on comparative costs for running a calor gas versus an oil fired boiler for a domestic hot water / central heating system please? I have been told that oil is cheaper, but I have seen so many people changing to calor gas on ebay and selling off their old oil tanks.
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Postby powerflushman » Sun May 20, 2007 8:42 pm

Hi you have been told correctly oil is cheaper to RUN but not cheaper to install, I estimate approx 3-4 years to equal cost of install of oil compared to gas, other things to consider are - smell, ie there will always be a slight smell of oil and the fumes smell, where as a gas boiler there will be no discernable smell. Hope this helps. :D
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