Central heating costs per hour: Should I run my boiler longer at a low heat or in bursts?

Central heating costs per hour: A black and white cat laying on a white radiator
Central heating costs per hour will vary depending on your chosen heating system (Image credit: Getty)

Householders in Britain will be fretting about their central heating costs per hour as uncertainty over energy prices continues.

A scheme to freeze a cap on all household energy bills for two years was scrapped by Jeremy Hunt in October, shortly after it was introduced. Instead the new Chancellor said the government would only impose a freeze of £2,500 on energy bills until April 2023. As such energy saving tips are more important than ever.

Sam Webb

Sam is based in Coventry and has been a news reporter for nearly 20 years. His work has featured in the Mirror, The Sun, MailOnline, the Independent, and news outlets throughout the world.  As a copywriter, he has written for clients as diverse as Saint-Gobain, Michelin, Halfords Autocentre, Great British Heating, and Irwin Industrial Tools. During the pandemic, he converted a van into a mini-camper and is currently planning to convert his shed into an office and Star Wars shrine.