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A condensing boiler is more energy efficient than a non-condensing boiler.

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Question: A condensing boiler is more energy efficient than a non-condensing boiler.
Top Answer (88% of 26 votes): True.

Answer: False
Explanation: Condensing boilers use about 98% of the flue gas heat as heat going into the structure where a 80% boiler only use's 80% of the flue gas heat and the rest goes up the flue.
Arizona's Best Heating & AC, Inc.
Answer: True
Explanation: Condensing systems have a secondary heat exchanger that draws more heat out of the flue gas thus cooling the exhuast temp below the condensing point and thereby requires special venting and a drain.
Air Connection
Answer: True
Explanation: Most non-condensing boilers are 82-85% AFUE Condensing boilers start at 90% AFUE
Barwick Heating & Cooling
ProMatcher
Answer: True
Explanation: A condensing boiler extracts heat from the hot flue gases, heat that otherwise would escape through the chimney
MSA CONTRACTORS LLC
Answer: True
Explanation: A condensing boiler has a 90% or greater efficiency wher a non condensing boiler is only 80% or less efficient.
Dr Heat & Cool Comfort Experts
Answer: True
Explanation: It may be more effect in that you get more energy out of the fuel consumed, however, heat loss is heat loss.
LPC Services Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I don't know
H.O. Electric
Answer: True
Explanation: uses more of heat thats why it condenses
Climate Creations LLC
Answer: True
Explanation: A condensing boiler make use of waste heat in order to improve energy efficiency.
MJ Services
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