When my hubby Wayne as well as I built our modern home, there was no question what type of oil furnace we would install. Because we live in a section of the country which is cold as well as snowy the majority of the year, we wanted a oil furnace which would provide effective, even, as well as energy efficient comfort. The perfect solution was a hydronic oil furnace with radiant flooring. There is a boiler system installed in the basement which is linked to a looping series of pipes concealed beneath the floors. The boiler sends sizzling water through the pipes which infuses heat into the air. Because the heat originates at floor level as well as isn’t aggressively blown into the room, it doesn’t rise immediately to the ceiling. It remains right where it does the most good, providing ideal comfort at lower thermostat settings. There is no shock when I get up in the afternoon and set my bare feet on the floor. When it’s time to take my shower, the tiles in the washroom are nice as well as warm. When I sit in the kitchen to cook dinner, I’m totally comfortable. I don’t need to wear heavy socks, slippers, or bundle up in blazers on chilly Wintertime afternoons. Plus, there is no need for me to humidify the air because of the combination of dry Wintertime air as well as the oil furnace. Hydronic heating doesn’t draw moisture out the home, which avoid problems such as static shock, frizzy hair, chapped lips, as well as aggravated flu symptom as well as asthma system. This type of heating is also exceptionally clean, promoting healthier indoor air conditions. Since the heat is transferred by water instead of air, there isn’t a bunch of dust as well as contaminants getting in. There’s also none of the energy losses, noise, as well as service neighbored with a duct system. In fact, the boiler as well as radiant system require only minimal upkeep, provide amazing reliability, as well as long service life. In my opinion, no other oil furnace compares to hydronic heating.