Warm Board - December 31, 2014

New Year's Resolution: Have a warmer winter
Warm Board - December 31, 2014

If you thought you couldn't install radiant heat products in your home because it's an older Colonial or has historical architecture, think again. Many old buildings are renovated to include heated flooring. In fact, Meggen and Peter Lane Taylor are antique house experts of sorts. The Maryland couple started a website called, where people can search for design ideas, travel destinations and available real estate that pertains to buildings constructed before 1965. According to an interview in The Baltimore Sun, the couple currently lives in a Gothic Revival brick cottage in Easton. Their love for the shabby chic look, a combination of modern and historic, has led them to add a modern gourmet kitchen and leave the original six-over-six windows. Although the vintage hardwood floors remain in place, the Taylors installed radiant floor heating systems for an energy-efficient design.

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