We need a new boiler. What is the most efficient one on the market?

Asked by linda
Higganum, CT

Our house was built in 1791 and the basement is damp also. We need the most efficient boiler on the market


Scott Chrisner

Answered by Scott Chrisner

Beach Haven, NJ

Chrisner Group, LLC

October 27, 2011

I would suggest, having a comprehensive audit done on your home first and then research for sealed combustion boilers supplied in your area.

Look for these attributes:

  • sealed combustion
  • 95-98% efficient
  • one that gives the supply houses the fewest return calls

You must also eliminate the moisture in the basement first.


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