Vaillant ecoTec Plus Open Vent
If you have an open vented heating system and want or need to replace your boiler, the Vaillant ecoTec Plus Open Vent could be exactly what you’re looking for. Using state of the art technology to enhance performance, the ecoTec Plus works seamlessly in existing open vented systems and improves functionality throughout.
With four outputs to choose from, there’s an ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler to suit your home.
Choose from a 15kW, 18kW, 28kW or 38kW model to ensure your boiler always provides the heat you need.
While 15kW boilers are ideal for smaller Homes with two bedrooms and one bathroom, 28kW or 38kW are designed for medium-sized properties or homes where there is a higher than average demand for heating and hot water, three bedroom home to six bedrooms and multiple bathrooms.
Before you decide which version of the Vaillant ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler to buy, discuss your needs with an experienced Gas Safe registered engineer.
Choosing the right output ensures you’ll always have enough hot water and heat, but you won’t waste money on excess fuel.
Is the Vaillant ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler suitable for my home?
Homeowners with open vented heating systems will need a boiler that’s compatible with their existing setup. Although most people don’t convert alternative heating and hot water systems to the older style heat-only boilers, there are still very much in use.
In fact, millions of homeowners have an open vented heating system, which is one of the reasons why the Vaillant ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler is so popular.
To operate this boiler, you’ll need a system with a separate expansion tank and cold water cistern.
Unlike a combi boiler, the Vaillant ecoTec Plus Open Vent won’t heat hot water on demand.
Instead, the water is heated and transported to a storage tank, from which it travels to radiators and taps throughout your house on demand.
The Vaillant ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler can be powered either by mains gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), so there is plenty of flexibility when it comes to keeping your home supplied with constant hot water and heat.
How much does the Vaillant ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler cost?
When you purchase an ecoTec Plus Open Vent, the cost of the boiler will depend on the output you choose. 15kW versions are available for around £800 (inc. VAT), while 18kW models typically cost around £870 (inc. VAT) on average.
For a higher output model, you’ll pay around £980 (inc. VAT) for the 28kW version or approximately £1,430 (inc. VAT) for the 32kW ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler.
It’s important to remember, however, that the cost of your boiler doesn’t include the cost of installation.
If you would prefer a boiler to include installation fees, go to boiler central.com
Boiler Central also offer to have your boiler fitted before you pay a penny.
Is the Vaillant ecoTec Plus Open Vent energy efficient?
The ecoTec Plus Open Vent has been awarded a SEDBUK energy rating of A, which means it operates with a high level of energy efficiency.
If you’re replacing an old or broken boiler, it’s highly likely that the energy efficiency of this model will reduce your fuel consumption and, therefore, your energy bills.
What’s more, this model by Vaillant has been approved by the Energy Savings Trust, so you can be confident that you won’t be increasing your carbon footprint when you switch to the ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler.
What features does the ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler offer?
A stainless steel, state of the art heat exchanger helps to increase the lifespan of the ecoTec Plus Open Vent and ensures it will be a great addition to your home for years to come.
Compact dimensions of just 720mm (H) x 375mm (W) x 340mm (D) mean it’s the perfect model for smaller spaces, even when you need a high output to meet your usage requirements.
With 2-stage frost protection to keep your boiler working all winter long and full automated air and gas modulation to reduce emissions, you can rely on the ecoTec Plus Open Vent boiler to enhance the functionality of your heating and hot water systems.
- Must be wall-mounted
- Can be used with mains gas or LPG
- Available in a variety of outputs – 15kW, 18kW, 28kW and 38kW
- Stainless steel heat exchanger
- Comes with a 5-years manufacturer’s warranty
- Highly energy efficient
- Compact design
- Fully modulating NOx burner and fan
- Must be used in conjunction with an expansion tank and hot water cylinder
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