Replacement Boilers

Fuel Efficient Boilers With Easy-To-Use Heating Controls

Laars BoilerThere is only one correctly sized furnace or boiler for your home. A unit that is oversized will turn on and off too frequently, called “short cycling”. Short cycling causes the unit to lose efficiency, and moisture can accumulate in the heat exchanger which might damage the unit over time. A unit that is undersized will run too often, and on the coldest days of the year may not be able to adequately heat the home. Thios is why choosing the right heating company to service your Aspen or Vail, Colorado home is extremely important. Call Bishop Plumbing & Heating today so we can work with you on finding the best possible boiler solution for your business or residence.

Buying a replacement boiler is likely to be one of the most expensive household appliance purchases you’ll make – so it’s important to choose the best replacement boiler for your Aspen, Vail or Glenwood Springs home, at the right price. Replacement boiler checklist: First of all, you need to decide which type of replacement boiler to go for. Here are some key considerations you should bear in mind:

Fuel Type: The majority of US households have a gas heating system equipped with a gas boiler, but for households not connected to gas, there are alternatives. Other options include fitting an oil boiler, liquid petroleum gas or LPG boiler, or a wood burning stove fitted with a back boiler.

Boiler Type: Decide if you want to replace your boiler with a combination, or comb boiler, which provides heat for your radiators and domestic hot water on demand, or a heat-only boiler, which is connected to a hot water storage system.

Boiler Efficiency: If you have gas central heating, your boiler will account for around 60% of your home’s CO2 emissions, according to the Energy Saving Trust. This makes boiler efficiency a key priority if you’re looking to cut your energy bills and carbon footprint.

Boiler efficiency is a key part of our independent boiler tests, which meet standards. We check each boiler to see how much of the gas it burns is converted into heat. This measures the boiler’s efficiency.

Heating Controls: Heating controls let you take charge of when, where and at which temperature your heating is operating. It’s a good way of managing your heating costs, as you can ensure that your heating is only on in the rooms and at the times you want it to be. When it’s time to replace your boiler, you may consider installing a heating control system which has better efficiency than older systems.

The Triangle Tube Prestige Solo is a condensing high efficiency stainless steel wall mounted gas boiler which is available in 5 models from 60,000 to 399,000 BTU/hour. Triangle Tube boilers are 95% AFUE, Energy Star listed, fully modulating, direct vented with sealed combustion, have minimal space requirements and feature a digital display. A 4-digit user’s Interface Module is provided to display system operating status and fully adjustable parameter values as well as diagnostic codes for easy troubleshooting and optimum system performance. They can be ordered to work with natural gas or propane. The Prestige uses a microprocessor electronic control module that automatically adjusts blower speed and gas flow rate to modulate boiler firing rate to closely match boiler output to space heating or DHW heating demand. The module responds to signals from the room thermostat, supply and return water temperature sensors, flue temperature sensor, domestic hot water aquastat and outdoor temperature sensor. The Triangle Tube Prestige line compensates for low pressure drops and feature quiet operation for comfortable heating at the lowest possible operating cost.

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Bishop Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning sells the Lochinvar boiler with 96% AFUE efficiency. The boiler features stainless steel construction, fire tube construction, a built-in cascading sequencer, and models ranging 55,000 – 399,999 BTU/HR.

The KNIGHT Wall Mount is engineered with features far ahead of any heating boiler in its class. It promises and delivers ultimate ease of installation and maintenance. With up to 99% thermal efficiency, low-NOx emissions and a fully modulating burner, it is the best ”green choice” for today’s environmentally focused market. Lochinvar products feature a multi-color graphic LCD display, a USB dial, and the ability to control up to three different set point temperatures. The “lead unit” boiler modulates with demand to capacity. As demand increases, additional boilers fire and modulate to capacity. This continues, with additional boilers firing and modulating to capacity until all units are operating. Every 24 hours, the SMART SYSTEM automatically shifts the lead boiler role to the next in the sequence, distributing lead-lag run times equally.

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