Viessmann enters UK domestic oil boiler market with blue flame condensing technology
1st August 2018
Proven, sophisticated blue flame burner technology future-proofs the Vitorondens oil boiler for the UK, as NOx emissions legislation tightens
Viessmann is formally adding a domestic oil boiler to its UK product range, having operated in the market for many years as a niche player.
The Vitorondens 200-T floor-standing oil-condensing boiler features Viessmann’s bespoke two-stage Vitoflame blue flame condensing oil technology and is future-proofed against tightening OFTEC laws on NOx emissions that come into force this September and are set to become more stringent in the next five years.
Viessmann’s marketing director, Darren McMahon, said: “The exceptionally high standards of the Vitorondens 200-T has been proven in Germany and other international markets for many years.
With the upcoming emissions legislation, the time is now right for the Vitorondens boiler to be more widely introduced into the UK as an alternative to biomass and LPG boilers for off-grid customers and where renewable options aren’t always ideal – for example, in older and less well insulated buildings which need a high-temperature heating system.
“This will be good news for our installers, to whom we now provide a complete product range and access to technology that’s easy to install, well-proven and future-proofed against future changes in legislation. Sharing the same connections as our Vitodens gas boilers, the Vitorondens 200-T can be installed via Viessmann’s time-saving four-pipe system, which has no need for cut-off valves or cylinder-overheat thermostats.”
The Vitorondens boiler complies with the new OFTEC requirement for maximum flue gas NOx emissions of 120mg/kWh, which comes into force in September 2018, and will meet the even lower NOx emissions levels expected to be legislated in the next five years. Where Kerosene is used as a fuel, installers can acquire a conversion kit by contacting email@example.com or 01952 675090.
The cast iron Vitorondens 200-T, with outputs ranging from 20.2 to 107.3 kW, has exceptionally efficient combustion. The boiler features Viessmann’s Eutectoplex heating surface, which guarantees high operational reliability and a long service life. The downstream Inox-Radial stainless steel heat exchanger separates combustion and condensation, so that combustion gases condense on the heat exchanger without leaving any residues behind. Energy efficiency is A-rated, with standard seasonal energy efficiency (to DIN) up to 97% gross and 103% net.
Heating engineers will find the Vitorondens easy to handle because the boiler body is delivered as a block, whilst thermal insulation, downstream heat exchanger and control unit are fitted on site.
The Vitorondens 200-T comes with the Viessmann Vitotronic 200 control unit, unlike many oil boilers from other manufacturers that use third party controls. It is also available with the Vitoconnect communication interface that allows remote Wifi boiler operation by the customer and installer, via the Vicare app, as well as maintenance, through Vitoguide, by the installer.
Viessmann weather compensation comes with the boilers as standard.