What are the three main boiler system types?

November 9, 2021

There are three main boiler systems that can be provided for your home. Each boiler system is built and installed with a purpose for each home of each size. Before applying for a quote, ensure that you apply for the system that is right for your home.

Combi Boiler

The combi boiler is ideal for a one to four bed house where space is limited. Favouribly, it does not require a tank in the loft as all components are within the boilers.


  • Hot water on demand 24/7 without having to store it
  • More room in your property for storage
  • Less to go wrong as all the components are in the boiler
  • Excellent power shower without the need for a separate pump.

System Boiler

The system boiler is ideal for larger properties with two or more bathrooms, It stores hot water at mains pressure and allows for multiple hot outlets to be used simutaneously.


  • Able to supply hot water throughout the property at a powerful level
  • Ideally suited for a growing or large family using showers at the same time
  • No tanks are required in the loft space
  • Ideal for loft conversions where a bathroom is required

Conventional Boiler

With the conventional boiler you can use multipe outlets at once. It is choice when replacing an older system. It is compatible with soiler thermal and great for low pressure. 


  • Ideal for older systems where a heating upgrade is not practical
  • Often a more straightforward job with less upheaval
  • Suited to lower water pressure areas
  • Hot water at multiple outlets
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