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How much is an electric boiler?

by Fangkuai Boiler boiler manufacturer
 electric boiler

Is an electric boiler more expensive to run?

Compared to a gas boiler, an electric boiler is more expensive to run. The reason for this is that you have to pay for the electricity used by the device as well as any additional costs associated with it (such as maintenance).

It can also be more expensive than a electric combi boiler because of the extra energy used when heating water and air simultaneously rather than just one or the other.

However, it's cheaper than an immersion heater because you don't have to connect it directly into your plumbing system like you do with an immersion heater—and unlike boilers, most people don't use immersion heaters on a daily basis anyway!

Is it cheaper to have an electric boiler?

The answer to this question depends on the type of electric boiler you have, but in general it's true that electric boilers are more expensive to run. However, they're also cheaper in the long run and more efficient.

  • Electric boilers are generally more expensive than gas or oil boilers. This is because electricity is a natural resource with a fixed price per kilowatt hour—it doesn't matter how many meters away from an energy plant you are, your energy bill will still be the same per KWH.

  • For example: A 3-year-old residential oil boiler might cost $3200/year at 5% interest rate with 25 years life expectancy; while a new residential electric condensing boiler may cost $4000/year at 5% interest rate with 30 years life expectancy (and thus costing less over its lifespan). This difference can be attributed to lower operating costs for an electric boiler compared to an oil or gas machine due to higher efficiency ratings (see below)

How much is an electric boiler?

To determine how much an electric boiler is, you need to first consider the size of your boiler and whether or not you want a condensing unit. The cost of installing an electric boiler depends largely on the size of your home and whether or not there's a pre-existing gas supply line in place.

An estimate for installing a new electric boiler system in a house with no existing gas supply line can range from $2,000 to $5,000 depending on the model chosen as well as local rates for labor and materials. An estimate for replacing an old gas-fired system with an electric one can range from around $3,500 to $8,000 if you have no existing piping or ductwork in place. A qualified contractor will be able to help you find out exactly what it will cost for your situation by providing both written estimates as well as visual diagrams illustrating what needs done at each step along the way.


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