what type of boiler to choose.


Postby cmea » Sun Mar 16, 2008 4:09 pm

Hi
My present combi boiler has given up the ghost. I intend to fit a new boiler, but also want to take the opportunity to fit a power shower, as the previous combi would never have coped. What is the best type of system to fit? Will I be able to run a power shower off a combi? I believe that you can now get storage combi boliers (I am looking at the Valiant ecotec plus 937). Would I be able to run a power shower from this and is it the best option.
Thanks
cmea
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
0%
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Mar 16, 2008 3:53 pm

Sponsor

Simply Build It

Postby DONFRAMAC » Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:43 am

I believe there is more than one brand available, which combines the use of pressurised water combi boilers, with a storage cylinder of some strength, incorporating an immersion element for emergency use. This "MEGAFLO" system, is available in the Baxi/Potterton higher-priced ranges, using stainless-steel tanks and heat-exchangers.
The boiler feed pressure is about 2 bar, so no need for a pump to get a very good shower, and the MEGAFLO tank allows more rapid bath filling than combi's mediocre performance. (the MEGAFLO tank adds £6-800 to the cost, but may be available as a "retro-fit".)
DONFRAMAC
Rank: Ganger
Progress to next rank:
96.7%
Posts: 195
Joined: Fri Mar 30, 2007 5:52 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by



  • DIY How to Project Guides

  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!



 


  • Related Topics