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06May/20

Gas Heating System: Advantages And Disadvantages

Before the arrival of the cold, it is important that our home has a good heating system, and the installation of one system or another is something to keep in mind if you are going to do reform.

When deciding which type of heating suits you, you have to take into account several factors, such as which one consumes more or less, also, if you need it, it is advisable to know the type of boiler to be installed.

Gas heating: its advantages and disadvantages

Natural gas heating has spread rapidly in recent years, especially in cities. To install this type of heating, in addition to radiators, a boiler must also be installed.

Today it is one of the most comfortable heating systems to install. Of course, its installation is a bit complicated since it is necessary to mount a circuit of tubes connected to a boiler, and this circuit will have to circulate the water, which, when heated (thanks to the boiler), is responsible for producing heat. When the liquid runs cold, it goes back into the boiler to heat up again.

Advantage

 Gas heating is quite clean and safe.

  • Radiators with this type of heating heat up, but not as much as electric ones, and the heat generated goes further than that achieved with electric heating. Of course, it is recommended that in large rooms, more than one radiator be installed.
  • The type of boiler installed influences the generation of heat with this system. The more powerful, the more heat it will generate. When in doubt about what is needed, it is always best to consult with an expert.

 Disadvantages

 Among its drawbacks is the fact that to install it you have to do bigger work.

  • In addition, its maintenance and installation costs should not be forgotten either.

In addition to natural gas, it is also worth mentioning the C diesel heating system, capable of heating fairly large surfaces. It is usually used in small towns and in independent houses, but this is where its advantages come from, since the fuel used to generate the heat must be stored and, therefore, it is necessary to have a fairly large tank. Every once in a while, you have to worry about filling it up, and it is pretty dirty energy because it generates a lot of waste.

As we have seen, there are several types of heating. The choice will depend on your personal circumstances, those of your home, and the reform you have planned, but remember that if you are not clear, the experts from a reformed company like us will help you analyze the heating needs of your home to plan the reform.