These systems can vary in size however most are no bigger than a briefcase making them ideal for installations in smaller mechanical rooms or even a closet. Simplicity of design and quality of construction assure dependable operation, although annual maintenance is recommended to ensure safety and proper mechanical functionality. An electric boiler can be used with all types of forced hydronic heating systems such as baseboard radiators, radiant in floor heating, unit heaters and convectors. These boilers are available is capacities ranging from 6kW to 40kW and contain 2 to 4 heating elements depending on the size chosen. The wide range of capacity makes them suitable for any application.
These systems are a great alternative for homeowners interesting in replacing older oil fired boilers.