I grew up in an aged farmhouse that was heated by a boiler and aged cast iron radiators. I have fond memories of our childhood, so when I think of those aged radiators that I sat dried our mittens on, it brings back a real sense of nostalgia. So I was shocked 1 afternoon to see a up-to-date electric radiator in a friend’s office. It was absolutely quite beautiful. I kind of did a double-take as I reconciled what I had categorized as a thing of the past with what I was looking at in the present. Once I looked up up-to-date radiators on the Internet, I found multiple choices, looks, and styles that have been developed. One locale contrasted new radiators, which convert electricity into heat, with the aged models that were water-based, although some models still use a liquid coolant. The amount of heat generated by an electric radiator is controlled by a temperature control that’s installed within the radiator itself. There are more than three types of radiators today: fan heaters, convector radiators, infrared radiators, and oil-based electric radiators. Fan oil gas furnaces consist of the fan, which emits a constant air flow, and the furnace itself. The built-in temperature control shuts off the fan off once the predetermined temperature is reached. Convection radiators do not burn oxygen nor dry out the air, and the continuous movement of hot air in the room makes for a particularly cozy environment. Infrared radiators use electromagnetic waves of a particular frequency, which absolutely produce heat. And then there are oil-based radiators, which are particularly portable and quiet, although getting particularly tepid themselves, quite honestly, when I do get ready to purchase a radiator, I’ll absolutely get the 1 that’s the prettiest!