Alpha is a domestic heating brand that has been supplying homeowners with high-quality, energy-efficient products for the past 50 years. A popular brand within the industry, this boiler business prides itself on traditional values and is heavily influenced by an ethos that aims to put customers first.
If you’re linterested in a system designed to be high-quality and energy-efficient, an Alpha boiler could be the solution for you. HomeServe could provide you with a suitable Alpha boiler for your home at a competitive price, along with a friendly and dependable service.
Try our online free quote tool to find out more about how much it could cost to get an Alpha boiler installed into your home.
Quick navigation around our Alpha boiler guide:
- Is Alpha the brand for me?
- Boiler types
- Popular models
- Install cost
- Boiler range
- Which boiler do I need?
- Service & repair
Is Alpha The Brand For Me?
Alpha aims to manufacture their heating products with core values of innovation, efficiency and customer service at the forefront of their minds. They aim to design their products to meet and exceed customer needs for years to come and the business aims to ensure that all their products evolve and progress at a rate that corresponds with the demands of their UK market.
Customer satisfaction is paramount to this company. They seek to maintain a winning culture within the business which is reliant upon their customers being happy with both their products and their services. If you decide to get an Alpha boiler installed into your home, you could be making a choice that will benefit you and your family for years to come.
Alpha Boiler Types
Alpha supplies a range of different types of boilers in order to satisfy a wide variety of customers with different requirements and households. At HomeServe we aim to help find & provide you with the best boiler system for your home, so whether you’re in need of an Alpha regular boiler, combi or system boiler, you can rest assured that we are committed to help provide you with what you require. Alpha manufactures a unique range of boilers, this includes:
Regular boilers, often also referred to as conventional or traditional boilers, provide hot water and heating through the use of an hot-water cylinder and cold-water tank that are additional to the main unit; they’re typically ideal for homes that already have a regular boiler system in place. These Alpha boilers are usually ideal for homes that have at least two bathrooms or a high demand for hot water. The CDR range is a popular set of Alpha regular boilers.
Alpha’s combi or combination boilers tend to be a popular choice for homeowners. These efficient boiler systems could provide your home with heating and instant hot water without requiring any additional components, like some of the other boiler types. These compact systems are typically an ideal choice for most small-medium sized households with one bathroom or an average demand for hot water. Alpha combi boiler models include Intec2 CE, E-Tec, and Evoke.
The system boilers manufactured by Alpha are designed to be effective sources of heating and hot water. These boilers require an additional hot-water cylinder and are able to deliver hot water to multiple taps simultaneously. Alpha system boilers could be an ideal choice for your home particularly if your home has two or more bathrooms and a signfiicant demand for hot water. Models include to Intec2 SE and Protec Plus system boilers.
Most Popular Alpha Boilers
Alpha manufacture their boilers with the aim of meeting their customers needs regardless of what they may be. Here at HomeServe, we possess the skills and expertise required in order to help you find the ideal boiler for your household. Here’s some the popular boiler models that we install from the Alpha brand:
1. Alpha Intec2 Combi Boiler 28XE
- Compact build
- 5-star efficiency rating
- Backlit LCD with push button controls
- 712mm x 440mm x 276mm (height x width x depth)
- This boiler is typically ideal for small/medium sized households with one bathroom or an average demand for hot water.
2. Alpha Intec Combi Boiler 30CE
- Designed to have quicker warm-up and improved circulation
- Designed to have advanced combustion management
- Compact size and layout
- 712mm x 440mm x 276mm (height x width x depth)
- This 30kW model is typically suited to small/medium sized households with one bathroom or an average demand for hot water.
3. Alpha InTec2 Combi Boiler 25XE
- Combined condensate and pressure relief valve connection
- Frost protection and daily pump kick
- 5-star efficiency rating
- 712mm x 440mm x 276mm (height x width x depth)
- The 25XE is typically suited to small/medium sized households with one bathroom or an average demand for hot water.
Alpha boiler replacement installation cost
The cost of installing a new Alpha boiler system into your home can vary. Pricing tends to depend on numerous factors including the model you select, its size/kW output and any additional labour or parts costs that may be incurred (such as pipework or scaffolding).
Although the cost of your new installation may appear expensive at first look, it is essential to remember that you are paying for the high level of quality of your home heating, something that could significantly impact your levels of comfort whilst at home. Getting the right boiler fitted could also make a substantial difference to your home and your energy bills**. Furthermore, it is important that your new Alpha installation is conducted by a well-trained, Gas Safe engineer who will be able to do the job to a very high standard; you can find such expert engineers at HomeServe.
If you’d like to get a personalised estimate of the installation cost of a new Alpha boiler then why not use our free online quote tool? This service aims to consider your needs, budget and lifestyle so we can provide you with a quote of the cost of a suitable boiler for your home.
Alpha Boiler Range
Alpha manufactures a variety of boiler ranges that are available in a number of sizes to suit most homes. These include:
Alpha Intec (Intec2 CE, Intec2 C, Intec2 XE, Intec GS)
These ranges of combi boilers all provide effective on-demand hot water and central heating. Each model has unique features with the Intec GS being designed with a built-in GasSaver unit and the Intec C featuring a seasonality valve allowing it to automatically maintain set hot water temperatures for both summer and winter.
This range of regular boilers is described by its manufacturers as efficient and reliable. With a SEDBUK band A efficiency rating, these boilers could provide your household with a more efficient source of hot water and heating; potentially reducing energy wastage and lowering your annual energy bills!**
The Eco2 Plus range of combi boilers are designed with the safety of the environment in mind. Its advanced combustion management aims to provide continuous control over the gas flow; potentially enhancing energy efficiency.
This range is Alpha’s newest addition to their variety of combi boilers and is designed with a stainless-steel heat exchanger. Alpha describes this range as one of their most compact set of combi boilers, making them a potentially easy fit into standard kitchen cupboards.
Like the E-Tec range, these combi boilers are recognised for their compact build. With features such as its clip-on DHW temperature sensor, these boilers could be a fantastic choice for homes that want to have added control over their heating system.
This range of system boilers is designed for larger output requirements and are suitable for both single unit and cascade installations. They were also designed to allow flexible siting and are available for both natural gas and LPG fuel types.
This range of system boilers features advanced functions which are designed to provide you with an method of heating your home in an energy efficient manor. Designed to have quicker warm-up times and enhance circulation throughout its system, Alpha prioritised both efficiency and ease-of-use with this set of boilers.
Which Alpha boiler is right for my house?
It can be tough to decide which Alpha boiler is the best fit for your home. A boiler is often referred to as the heart of your heating system as it is an essential element of your household, providing you with both heating and hot water. When taking into consideration the range of boilers that are on offer from the Alpha brand, it wouldn’t be surprising for you to find making a decision difficult. Here at HomeServe, we’re dedicated to helping you make the right choice for your home, so don’t hesitate to get in touch, we’d be more than happy to help.
There are several factors that you should think about when you are making a decision about which boiler would work well within your household. These include your budget, your average hot water and heating usage as well as how much space is available within your home. You must also ensure that you consider the kW output your household may require. This is what you need to refer to when look at a boilers ability to cope with the heating and hot water requirements of your home, it tends to be reliant on the amount of bathrooms and radiators within the property. For example, a boiler with a high kW output is more likely to be able to deal with a higher demand for hot water and heat.
to help you determine what Alpha combi boiler may be suitable for your home you can find a estimated guide of what kW output you may require:
|24-27kW||1-2 bedroom, 10 radiators, 1 bathroom|
|28-34kW||3-4 bedroom, 15 radiators, 1-2 bathroom|
|35-42kW||4+ bedroom, 20 radiators, 2+ bathroom|
(This information has been supplied By Help-Link UK limited and has been produced for information purposes only and should not be used or relied upon as a substitute for professional advice by a suitably qualified engineer.)
A warranty from the manufacturer may provide you with peace of mind in knowing your boiler could potentially be covered against a number of faults and issues. Alpha provides their customers with a boiler warranty of up to 7 years on a selected range of models, which means your boiler should be protected in the case of a breakdown or fault***. Please ask a representative for further details.
Contact us if you’d like to receive more information about the manufacturer-backed warranties available with Alpha boiler systems.
Repairs & Servicing For Alpha Boilers
We would recommend that you arrange for your boiler system to be serviced annually in order to ensure that it is in full working order. This could tackle any potential faults with your boiler and could also prolong its working life. A yearly service could also help keep your boiler’s warranty validated***. One of our highly trained, Gas Safe registered engineers could provide you with a full and thorough boiler service, conducting rigorous tests and aiming to help prevent any future complications.
Our expert engineers also possess the knowledge and skills needed to fix numerous boiler problems; this includes issues such as kettling, leaks and faulty pilot lights. Regardless of what the problem may be, rest assured that HomeServe will aim to provide you with the assistance you require.
*5% online discount is available to domestic gas and LPG customers who receive an online quote for all boiler brands excluding the Ideal Logic HE24, HE30, HO15 & HO18 and Worcester Bosch 25i ERP, 30i ERP, 15ri & 18ri boilers which qualify for the winter bundles offer. £50 additional discount available on all like-for-like system swaps and a £100 additional discount is available on conventional to combi, and combi to conventional boiler swaps. Online discounted price is only available for the duration of the 14-day quote validity which starts from the day the quote was given. Help-Link UK Ltd include a filter as part of your quote as this is highly recommended by the boiler manufacturer as a key component in maintaining boiler health, functionality and may potentially be looked upon favourably by manufacturers when assessing warranty work. This filter can be removed at the customer's request. Quote also includes a programmable thermostat for all combi boiler installations as this is a legal requirement as part of the Boiler + legislation introduced 6th April 2018, and cannot be removed from the installation unless; it is replaced with an alternative smart thermostat; or another energy saving measure as listed in the Boiler + legislation or if a smart thermostat already exists within the property. Alternative thermostats, including smart thermostats are subject to an additional charge.
*** Subject to an annual service at the customer's expense. Warranty extension from 5-years to 10-years only available on Worcester Bosch and Ideal gas boilers and may be subject to an additional charge.