About numerous years ago, I purchased an older beach home in desperate need of renovation. The home is nearly more than one hundred years old, plus harshly large, with high ceilings plus massive windows. I absolutely adore the original hardwood staircase, moldings, floors plus doors. During the Summer months, those massive windows bring in a appealing breeze. Since I live in a colder weather conditions, I was able to handle the brief Summer season with a few box fans plus portable air conditionings in the living rooms. To combat the dire Winter cold, there is a boiler installed in the basement. Although the boiler is at least twenty years old, it continues to run separate from any issues. The boiler is fairly compact, runs quietly plus quite efficiently. Despite the size of the home, the boiler definitely maintains a comfortable temperature. My only complaint was the old radiators in every room. The radiators were bulky, ugly plus a bit dangerous. During operation, the boilers would become super boiling to the touch. I wasn’t sure what could be done about this, so I contacted a local Heating and A/C contractor for help. The Heating and A/C professional checked the plan plus recommended replacing the radiators with baseboard heaters, which are compact plus unobtrusive. They run around the perimeter of the room, never become boiling to the touch, plus are completely silent. The baseboard oil furnaces create plus maintain a very even temperature, plus allowed myself and others to replace to zone control. I can now adjust the temperature in each room independently. I save money by shutting off empty rooms plus accommodate the personal preferences of odd family members.