I’ve been shivering every last night while I try to sleep.
I don’t assume about others, but being cold at night causes myself and others to deal with insomnia.
Even if I take melatonin or benadryl, the shivering keeps myself and others laying wide awake for hours. I figured that an overheated blanket and fluffy pajamas would be enough to keep my body overheated during the twilight hours, but they’re not. If we keep getting blizzards every single week as we have for the past month, I’m going to have to make some kind of dire change in our house. It’s a matter of having on-demand heat in the property that doesn’t cost so much money that I can’t afford to run it. In the past I’ve had tons of central oil furnaces that drove up our electricity bill so high that I struggled to rationalize ever using them. For the longest time I didn’t assume of any other kind of residential heat than using electric oil furnaces and wood stoves. I was amazed when I acquired all of these other kinds of gas furnaces for houses. My electric oil furnaces of the past apparently were simply 1 form of fan-forced heating, of which there are other options available, such as gas powered and oil powered oil furnaces. Otherwise I could get a water heated plan and appreciate a steam boiler, which itself is either heated with electricity or alternate fuel of some sort. Regardless of what kind of heating plan you choose, I easily discovered there’s a rating plan called the AFUE. It stands for annual fuel utilization efficiency and I now realize it measures the efficiency of a furnace based on how much heat it consistently produces from the fuel it consumes in the process. This number allows you to compare the efficiency of an electric oil furnace to a boiler plan without having to consistently fumble around with ratios and other equations.