Our plumber has dropped off details of the shortlist he'd recommend for
our new combi boiler, which will be supplying two public rooms, four
bedrooms and two toilets, as well as a bath and a power shower ( not
all drawing off water at once, I have to say ! ).
All are apparently in a similar price range and litre/min supply (
approx 12 )
Glowworm 30 CI
Potterton Performa 28
Ferroli Modena 102
Has anyone any opinions either way, or any other names they'd care to
Thanks in advance.
Glow Worm have a cashback incentive, so his opinion may clouded by profit.
The reliable plate-to-plate heat exchanger of this powerful 30kW combi
provides superior levels of performance. The 30ci will deliver 12.1 L/min
while still maintaining the impressive quiet operation of the ci range.
Fully compliant with the latest legislation on energy efficiency, the 30ci
has achieved a SEDBUK D rating. This larger 30kW boiler comes equipped
with many added features. On-board diagnostics and digital displays provide
for serviceability and usability. Fitted as standard within the 30ci is an
inbuilt filling loop, frost protection and anti-seizure controls. The Eco
setting on the 30ci provides households with an increased level of energy
saving. A pre-fixing jig is supplied for ease of installation. Extensive
flueing options are a feature of all new Glow-worm boilers, allowing greater
flexibility in installation.
Modena 102 FF (Reference #113201)
Range rated output 12.7 - 30 kW
43,000 - 102,360 Btu/h
Lift weight 36 Kg
Domestic hot water flow rates 12.28 litres/min(2.73 gals/min)
at 35°C temperature rise
Control System AutoMiser self-regulating control system automatically
governs gas consumption in line with system demand
PRICE INCLUDES BOILER, CLOCK, FLUE & DELIVERY
Price ex VAT: £515.00 £605.13 Including VAT at 17.5%
With combi's the flowrate is what matters. The Modena 102 is 12.28
litres/min. The Glow Worm is 12.1 L/min. If the pump fails the Modena will
still provide hot water.
Make sure a phosphor descaler IS FITTED on the cold mains supply (not to
I would go for the Ferroli as the auomiser gas control is good.
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