I’ve typically kicked off our shoes whenever I enter anyone’s home, including our own. It’s a sign of respect while in another’s home and sign of comfort when I’m in our own. That comfort is especially significant if the shoes are modern or uncomfortable, but when the Wintertide weeks arrive, our stocking feet get cold while walking around the house. I believe I could put on a pair of slippers, however I just don’t like wearing them, then so, I decided 1 day to look into having in-floor heating installed in our home. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that in-floor heating is really energy efficient, using the laws of thermodynamics. Traditional Heating, Ventilation, and A/C systems incorporate heated air that is blown throughout the rooms of a beach house via air ducts. And since air literally has to be moved, or circulated, throughout the home, a particular amount of heat is naturally lost. By contrast, the uniform heat distribution of in-floor oil heating systems heat the lower half of the rooms, providing more heat to the inhabitants. And radiant oil heating systems turn on and off less frequently than conventional forced-air Heating, Ventilation, and A/C systems, however less turning on and off and less resetting and ramping up from a cold start equals less energy usage. I also l received that there are several in-floor oil heating systems to choose from. They are compatible with natural gas, electrical, solar, and even geothermal energy sources. And I was absolutely enthused about the fact that multiple in-floor oil heating systems that are especially energy-efficient may qualify for federal and/or state programs that help cover the cost of upgrade, however my mind was made up that having an in-floor oil furnace installed made a whole lot of sense. And then I’ll have no more cold feet!