Heating controls can hugely improve the efficiency of a central heating system. They save money and reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Heating controls allow the scheduling of different heating and hot water patterns to suit a building’s usage habits.
There are specific kinds of controls for different parts of a heating system:
Many heating controls can be installed without replacing the boiler. Heating controls are far more accurate than they used to be. The Energy Savings Trust recommends upgrading any heating controls that are more than just 14 years old. New controls will rapidly pay for themselves and save money as well as abating CO2 emissions.
Energy Saving Trust, Heating Your Home, Thermostats and Heating Controls. Available from: https://energysavingtrust.org.uk/advice/thermostats-and-heating-controls/ [Accessed 26th January 2021]