There’s probably not that many people who get up every day and think about their central heating system. When it’s cold we will give a grateful little nod across to the radiator and that’s it. When we need to istall a heating system from scratch, there are a few major considerations starting with gas or electricity . . . There are many different types hot water and central heating systems out there. So here are a few considerations for choosing electric: With electronic, the main form of heating is by storage heaters which store heat at night when the power tarrif tends to be cheaper – then slowly releases the heat during the day. They are much easier to install than a gas system. The downside is that electricity tends to be more expensive per unit than than gas despite storing with night time electricity. You do have a little ability to control the heat released, it needs to be planned ahead to ensure the storage heater harvest enough energy to keep the house warm all through the day.