Gas boilers can be quite expensive to install, especially if you don’t have a gas line running through your home already. Running a gas line is a big undertaking that you will pay heavily. Fortunately electricity is run to most locations today. That means that an electrical line won’t have to be run in order for you to get an electric boiler installed. It will simply have to be wired up to existing lines (if the power is available) and you can benefit from the solution almost immediately. This means that electric boiler are more affordable to have installed.
Another advantage to an electric boiler heater is you won’t have to worry about a gas leak. These units are very safe and can be put in more areas for this reason. They aren’t as difficult to install and you will feel secure that your system is going to provide you with the heat you need without causing any problems for you.
Electric boilers are more efficient than boilers that an exhaust flue is needed. When gases are burnt some waste gas is produced and this has to be released outside. Along with those waste gases that are released goes some of the heat from the boiler as well, this is wasted energy. Since electric boilers don’t creates waste gases no flue exists and nearly all the created heat is used heating. This allows electric boilers to be up to 99% efficient, a number that isn’t possible for most fossil fuel solutions.
Electric boilers can be positioned most anywhere that you like because they don’t have a flue that has to be put up through your roof and they don’t have to be set near an outside wall either. Instead they can be positioned in the center of your plant, or anywhere else that you like. The boiler also doesn’t need a fuel tank like an oil or propane unit would. That means you’ll save space that would be dedicated to fuel as well.