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Did you ever wonder whether it was cheaper to heat your hot water tank with your immersion heater or your oil/gas boiler? Well we have done the sums so you don’t have to. Below is a comparison between various different ways of heating your hot water tank.
Background: Boilers heat water and pump it through the heating pipe network of the house. Part of this pipe circuit runs through the hot water tank and indirectly heats the water in the tank; there is no mixing of water between circuit and tank. By contrast an immersion heater uses electricity to heat the water in the tank only.