What costs are incurred for a new gas boiler?

Many homeowners opt for a gas boiler to heat their rooms. A big advantage over oil heating is that you save space for the tank. What costs are incurred for the new gas boiler?

Various gas boiler, different prices

Most private homes have central heating that simultaneously heats the drinking water. If there is already a device for heating water, you can rely on a pure heating system, which you get from just 1,500 EUR (without VAT and installation).

In addition, there are differences in the heating power, which is expressed in kW. Of course, to heat a large house, you need more powerful heating than a small building.

The usual rumluftabhängigen heating baths for single-family homes are in the range of about 18 to 24 kW. With these devices, including drinking water heating, you have to reckon on costs starting at around 2,000 EUR (again without VAT and assembly).

More efficient gas baths are in the range of about 2,500 to 3,500 EUR. Particularly interesting are the modern condensing boilers, whose technology is so mature that they use the energy with high efficiency.

Running costs for a gas boiler

A gas boiler lasts about 15 to 20 years on average, after which usually has a new heating ago. The running costs for the gas, but also for the chimney sweep and maintenance, we would now like to take a closer look. Here are the most important facts:

  • In the fall of 2013, the average gas price was 6.52 cents per kilowatt-hour, according to the consumer index of the comparison portal Verivox.
  • A family of four consumes about 24,000 to 45,000 kWh per year, depending on the living and heating situation.
  • In addition to the labor price you pay a base price for your gas supply, which may vary depending on the provider and tariff.
  • The chimney sweep requires between 40 and 80 EUR per year for his regular visit.
  • A gas boiler must be professionally maintained once a year. That will cost you another 100 EUR per year.

Cost example for the new installation of a gas boiler

A homeowner has his old heating system disposed of and creates a gas heating with modern condensing boiler technology. He chooses a combi boiler with an output of 24 kW.

Cost overviewprice
1. Combined device with condensing technology3,400 EUR
2. Assembly1,200 EUR
total4,600 EUR

Save money with condensing technology

The condensing gas boiler also uses the condensation heat of the exhaust air and thus ensures maximum energy exploitation. The saving is about 11 percent compared to the low-temperature spa.

Tips & Tricks

Inquire at the plumbing company you trust about a maintenance contract for your gas boiler. So you get an all-round service even on holidays!

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