One of the hardest parts of working over the holidays is when your family is very far away. My wife had this problem last year, as she had to work Christmas Eve and the day after Christmas by a selfish coworker. There was no way she could finish the shift and simply drive home to see her family, as they were hours away on the other side of the state! She broke the news to me about around Thanksgiving. She was so wistful to know she wouldn’t get to see her grandparents. I figured I would use this as an excellent opportunity to surprise her with a great gift, so I started trying to think of something she’d love. She’d been talking about how she wanted a warm yoga room in the house for ages, and so I figured I would install radiant floor heating in our sunroom to convert it to a yoga room just for her. Radiant floor heating can connect to the hot water boiler for a house, or by electrical connections. In either case, it generates heat for the room in a high-efficiency manner that works whisper quiet. It can connect to a thermostat set up in the room, too – which is perfect to contain the room’s air treatment, and isolate it from the HVAC system used for the rest of the house. I just know that this would be wonderful for her, as she’s always working hard and in need of some relaxation. In addition, she had no idea that I convinced her entire family to come up to our city, and stay in a hotel a few miles away! She’ll be speechless, Between the unexpected visit from her family and the radiant flooring in the hot yoga room, I know she’ll have a great Christmas!