The Glow-worm Easicom3 Regular is a competitively priced heat only boiler that is ideal for homes with high hot water requirements.
If you’re in need of a new boiler and have a hot water storage cylinder and cold water tank already installed, you may want to take a closer look at the Easicom3 Regular by Glow-worm. It’s a high-efficiency boiler that can be used with a wide selection of optional controls for greater energy and cost savings. This boiler also has some impressive features and can stand up to high heating and hot water demands.
How Much Does this Boiler Cost?
The Easicom3 Regular comes in an output of 25kW and has a typical price tag of £890 including VAT. You’ll also need to factor in the fitting cost, which usually starts at around £1,500. If you want to get the most competitive price on the boiler and installation, we recommend you shop around and get quotes from a range of providers and installers. You can even ask if any are willing to beat like-for-like quotes to boost your chances of making savings on these costs.
How will I know if this Boiler is Suitable for My Home?
Glow-worm’s Easicom3 Regular is a heat only boiler (also called regular, open vent or traditional boiler) and requires separate tanks in the loft and a cylinder for storing hot water. Heat only boilers are suitable for properties that have more than one bathroom because they can provide plenty of hot water and meet high demands. As this boiler is available in an output of 25kW, it’s ideal for small to medium-sized homes.
You should always consult a Gas Safe registered engineer before you purchase a gas boiler replacement for your property. A qualified heating professional will help you to work out the best type of boiler for your home and lifestyle.
Is it a High Efficiency Boiler?
Not only is the Easicom3 Regular a highly efficient boiler but it can also help you to lower running costs, which means you’ll spend less money on your fuel bills. It’s ErP A-rated for efficiency but levels can be increased and more savings can be made when you use the boiler with an optional Glow-worm advanced control. The boiler is even compatible with the popular MiGo app-based personal heating assistant control that lets you manage your heating and hot water from a smartphone and quickly learns your typical energy requirements.
Does this Boiler have a Good Range of Controls and Features?
It comes with the usual suspects, such as reset button, on/off switch and adjustable central heating and hot water temperature controls. Like we said before, the boiler is compatible with Glow-worms complete range of optional controls including wireless programmable room thermostats and the MiGo heating assistant. The Easicom3 Regular has a decent LCD display and a high-quality automotive grade aluminium heat exchanger to provide excellent levels of performance. On top of all of that, the appliance is exceptionally quiet when running, so you won’t have to worry about noisy disturbances.
How long is the Warranty on this Boiler?
The Easicom3 Regular comes with a 3-year parts and labour guarantee as standard, but you should be given the option to extend when you have the boiler installed by a Glow-worm Club Energy installer.
Summary of Important Information
- Expect to pay around £890
- Heating output of 25kW
- Dimensions of 600mm (H) x 375mm (W) x 280 (D)
- Uses gas as its fuel source
- A-rated for efficiency
- Smart compatible
- 3-year warranty as standard
Pros and Cons
Although the Easicom3 Regular isn’t the best boiler your money can buy, it is a reasonably priced modern condensing boiler that won’t break the bank. If you want to see all the pros and cons of this boiler, just look below.
- Fits in a kitchen cupboard
- Suited to small to medium-sized homes
- Easy to use and service
- Ultra-quiet operation
- High-grade aluminium heat exchanger – reliable performance
- Provides maximum energy efficiency – reduce fuel bills and carbon emissions
- Compatible with a range of intelligent controls – improves efficiency and performance
- Compatible with the MiGo app-based control – maximises efficiency, learns your energy needs and allows you to manage your heating and hot water from anywhere
- Glow-worm boilers have an overall Which? score of 54%
- Requires separate cylinder and loft tanks
- 3-year warranty – would prefer a longer standard guarantee