Which heating system?

Clearing the backlog of modernisation projects in the heating sector requires the full range of available technologies. Which ones are right to use will vary from case to case – depending on the output required, the energy sources and fuels available, and finally also on the individual requirements of the system user.


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Which heating system is right for you?

You can use the following checklist to find out quickly and easily which heating system is right for you.

 Using the following heating system checklist, you can quickly and easily find out which heating system is right for you.


Oil condensing technology

  • You have an oil tank or an appropriate room.
  • You have heated with oil before.
  • You want a heat generator with a good price/performance ratio.
  • You know that the world's oil reserves are guaranteed to last for at least 40 years.
  • You know that oil condensing technology with bio-oil is futureproof.

Gas condensing technology

  • You have a house without a basement or cellar.
  • You already have a gas supply.
  • You want a heat generator with a good price/performance ratio.
  • You know that the world's gas reserves are guaranteed to last for at least 70 years.
  • You know that gas condensing technology with biogas has a firm future.
Hybrid solutions

Hybrid solutions

  • You heat with oil or gas.
  • You want a future-proof heat supply through a second heat generator.
  • You want to automatically heat at the lowest cost.
  • You want more independence by using your own electricity with a photovoltaic system.

Heat pump

  • You have an underfloor heating system or generously sized radiators.
  • Your house has good thermal insulation.
  • You can drill into the ground on your property or can alternatively install an ice store in it or provide space to set up an air source heat pump.
  • You have enough space for a buffer cylinder with capacity of up to 1000 litres.
  • You want to be independent of oil and gas, and a higher investment outlay does not bother you.
  • You want to use the natural cooling option in summer.
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  • You want to use the free energy from the sun to heat your domestic hot water and back up your central heating.
  • You live in a detached or terraced house with an exposed roof area facing south, west or east.
Use free solar energy with a photovoltaic system

Photovoltaic systems

  • You live in a detached or terraced house with an unshaded roof area facing south, west or east.
  • You want to produce your own electricity for your own use - solar electricity can already be generated at a much lower price than the purchase costs for household electricity - or feed it into the public grid.
  • You want to make a visible contribution to environmental protection; photovoltaic systems reduce pollution and conserve natural resources.
  • You want to increase the attractiveness of your property and raise its value.
Controlled residential ventilation ensures a comfortable indoor climate and protects the building fabric

Residential ventilation systems

  • When ventilating, you want to recover valuable heating energy from the exhaust air through heat recovery.
  • A constantly good and healthy indoor climate is important to you.
  • You want to prevent mold growth and structural damage by maintaining a balanced humidity level.
  • You suffer from allergies and want to filter particles from the outside air.
  • You live on a busy street and want to reduce the impact of noise and dirt from outside.
  • You want to reduce the risk of burglary by keeping your windows closed.
  • You want to avoid drafts.



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Meet all the requirements for economical, space-saving and hassle-free storage of fuel.

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Fresh water modules

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