For most people, central heating and hot water make up the largest part of their energy bills, especially over the winter months. If you are on an economy drive, it makes sense to look at these areas and see if there is potential to make savings.
Water heating is something that affects you all year round, even when you don’t need the central heating.
Types of systems
First, you need to understand what type of heating system you have. Smaller properties these days often have a combi boiler. These types of boilers will heat water on demand, so when you turn on the hot tap, the boiler fires up and there may be a short delay in the water that comes through the tap getting warm.
Larger properties or those that have more than one bathroom are more likely to have a conventional or system …