Fuel Information

H&F can offer four fuel types: oil, solid fuel, gas and electricity and there are two variations of oil burner: pressure jet and vaporising burner. Here we list the features of each type so that you can make an informed choice on the best fit for your own circumstances.

   Solid Fuel:

  • Types: Dry, well seasoned timber, coal, anthracite (some Agas) briquettes, turf
  • Cost – If you have access to wood of turf, your fuel is effectively free
  • Servicing Interval – Every two years
  • Responsive – Not as responsive as gas or oil but more so than electricity
  • Quiet – Very low noise output
  • Availability – Available across all brands and most models

   Oil Fired:

  • Spec: 28sec Kerosene
  • Convenience – No need to load fuel and timer activated
  • Long refuelling intervals – Typically, every two or three months
  • Servicing interval – Every six months or yearly, depending on use
  • Controllability – Easy and accurate control of cooking and heating temperatures
  • Twin burner models available – For independent control of cooking and heating
  • Responsive – Quickly adjust cooking or heating temperature
  • High heat capacity – More hot water, more radiators and larger ovens
  • Clean fuel – No waste to remove, low odours, no flue cleaning
  • Quiet – Almost silent with a vaporising burner
  • Availability – Available across all brands and models

   Electricity:

  • 13A fused, switched spur
  • Cost – Lower charges than gas or oil if you have access to a low night-rate supply
  • Convenience – No need to load fuel and timer activated
  • No refuelling interval – With mains supply
  • Servicing Interval – Rarely; inspection every five years
  • Controllability – Easy to control the cooking and boiler temperatures
  • The cleanest fuel – No waste to remove, completely odourless
  • Flueless system – No need for a flue, only small diameter vent for oven odours
  • Silent – Zero noise output
  • Availability – Limited to the Aga range

   Gas Fired:

  • Types: LPG (bottled gas) & natural gas
  • Convenience – No need to load fuel
  • Long refuelling intervals – Typically, every three months for a tank and never, if you have a mains supply
  • Servicing Interval – Every six months or yearly, depending on use
  • Controllability – Easy to control and the most accurate adjustment of cooking and heating temperatures
  • Responsive – Quickly adjust cooking or heating temperature
  • High heat capacity – More hot water, more radiators and larger ovens
  • Clean fuel – No waste to remove, completely odourless, no flue cleaning
  • Silent – Zero noise output
  • Availability – Mostly limited to the Aga range

Do you have questions?
Call our sales team on 062 61511